- Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Relationships & Social Interaction
Alesia Woszidlo (Ph.D., University of Arizona) is an interpersonal communication scholar whose specialty is family communication and mental health. Her research examines the family of origin and how it affects the communication patterns used in romantic and family relationships. Additionally, she actively researches the association between mental health issues (e.g., anxiety, depression, stress, and negative affectivity), communication processes (e.g., conflict management, coping strategies, social skills deficits) and relationship quality (e.g., satisfaction, commitment, divorce proneness). This research can be found in journals such as Journal of Family Communication, Communication Monographs, Family Relations and Journal of Divorce and Remarriage.