|Dr. Amy Janan Johnson
Position: Associate Professor & Graduate Liaison
Education: Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1999
Office: Burton Hall Room 220
Office Hours: M 10:00-12:00, R 1:30-3:30
Classes Spring, 2013 semester
Comm 5353 Conflict Management
Academic Interests: Dr. Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication. She is also the Graduate Liaison for the department. Her area is interpersonal communication.
Her research interests include long-distance relationships and computer-mediated communication, friendships, stepfamilies, and interpersonal argument. She has published 20 journal articles and7 book chapters in such venues as Communication Monographs,Journal of Communication,Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, and Personal Relationships
Johnson, A. J., Averbeck, J. M., Kelley, K. M., & Liu, S. (in press). When serial arguments predict harm: Examining the influences of argument function, perceived resolvability, and argumentativeness. Argumentation and Advocacy.
Craig, E. A., & Johnson, A. J. (in press). Role Strain and Online Social Support for Childless Stepmothers. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
Wright, K. B., Johnson, A. J., Averbeck, J., & Bernard, D. (in press). Computer-mediated social support groups. In T. L. Thompson, R. Parrott, & J. F. Nussbaum (Eds.), Handbook of health communication, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Johnson, A. J., & Becker, J. A. H. (2011). Computer-mediated communication and the conceptualization of “friendship”: How friendships have changed with the advent of new methods of interpersonal communication. In K. B. Wright & L. M. Webb (Eds.), Computer-mediated communication in personal relationships (pp. 225-243). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
Johnson, A. J., & Averbeck, J. (2010). Using the conversation argument coding scheme to examine interpersonal conflict: Insights and challenges. Communication Methods and Measures, 4, 114-132.