AMDA Faculty since: 2017
Sonia Lisette Gomez is an educator and researcher with an interest in oral communication and interpersonal communication. Her research focus is on the exploration of the communicative outcomes of sensitive topics and the negotiation/maintenance of relationships after relational boundary violations. She has published articles and papers, including "Supportive Communication: Typical Problems Experienced by College Students and who They turn to for Help," "Effects of Family Violence on Managing External Dialectics," "Towards a Theory of Dialectics and Communication Boundaries," "Self-Disclosure, Hope and Terminal Illness in Romantic Relationships," "Application of the Dramatist Pentad and Relationship Maintenance," "Enhancing Communication Satisfaction: Supervisor-Subordinate Relationships," "A Proposed Theoretical Model of Relational Dialectics and the Coordinated Management of Meaning" and "Perceptions of Social Support Between Secular and Religious Friends."
Sonia teaches Entrepreneurship in the Arts and Fundamentals of Oral Communication.
M.A., Communication, University of New Mexico
B.A., Communication Studies, California State University, Long Beach