Dr. Margaret Stewart
Assistant Professor: Communication Studies
Ph.D., Communications Media & Instructional Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)
M.A., Professional Communication, La Salle University
B.A., Communication, La Salle University
Phone: (904) 620-2256
Office: Building 14D, Room 2021
Margaret Stewart began her college teaching career in 2007, after working for six years in the Philadelphia media market. With her comprehensive knowledge of the radio and music industries, she began teaching a radio production course as an adjunct faculty. From her very first day in the classroom, she realized a passion for teaching. Although her teaching began in the realm of media production, today is she considered as a communication studies generalist with an expertise in social media and communication technology. To date, she has taught a wide range of courses including Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Small Group Communication, Mass Media, and specialized courses in social media. Her research in the area of social media and emerging communication technologies mainly focuses on military-affiliated and sports-athlete populations.
To date, she has published academic research manuscripts in Communication Reports,The Journal of Technologies in Society,The Journal of Communications Media,and Computers in Human Behavior. Dr. Stewart is also a certified social media strategist and trainer for the National Institute of Social Media (NISM). Prior to joining the faculty in the Department of Communication at UNF, she served as an Instructor of Communication Studies at Bloomsburg University (2010-2013) and as an Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts at Neumann University (2013-2015).