Melissa Maier

Melissa Maier

Assistant Professor

Academic Interests

  • Interpersonal influence
  • Romantic relationships
  • Conflict resolution

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • “Confronting friends about risky behaviors: An application of the GPA framework”, presented at the International Communication Association Conference, London. Published in Social Influence and the Electronic Journal of Communication.
  • Managing Interpersonal Conflict: Advances Through Meta-Analysis, Chapter contributor

Previous Experience

Assistant Professor, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Iowa


Fennimore, WI


  • Reading
  • Travel
  • Live music

Future Goals and Aspirations

Researching the use of political dialogue workshops in the Northern Ireland peace process

Life Outside the University

  • Working on my house
  • Miniture Schnauzer, Brady


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