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Monica Gracyalny, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: mgracyal@callutheran.edu
Phone: (805) 493-3761
Office: Swenson 243
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Dr. Gracyalny completed her Ph.D. in communication at Arizona State University and her B.A. and M.A., also in communication, at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.  Her research interests are interdispiplinary, as attested by her dissertation, which develops a theoretical model specifying how the experience and expression of remorse lead to forgiveness in close relationships.


Ph.D., Arizona State University, Communication

M.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Communication

B.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Communication


Interpersonal and relational communication, emotional expression, remorse, forgiveness