Lahti Malgorzata, yliopistonopettaja (työstävapaalla)

Lahti Malgorzata, yliopistonopettaja (työstävapaalla)


  • coordinating Academic Writing Modules
  • team teaching in Teaching Academic Content through English (TACE) staff development programme
  • teaching interpersonal, intercultural and research communication at mostly master’s and doctoral levels
  • faculty representative: School of Business and Economics


  • PhD in Speech Communication (University of Jyväskylä)
  • M.A. (Intercultural Communication, University of Jyväskylä)
  • M.A. (English Philology, University of Lodz, Poland)

Research interests

  • interculturality and multilingualism in the workplace
  • critical approaches to intercultural communication
  • interpersonal face-to-face and technology-mediated interaction


  • member of the Finnish National Association of Speech Communication Prologos (board member January – December 2016)
  • member of editorial board of Prologi, a scientific journal for Speech Communication research (January 2015 - December 2016)

Selected publications

Lahti, M. (2015). Communicating interculturality in the workplace. (Doctoral dissertation). Jyväskylä Studies in Humanities, 262. University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Retrieved fro https://jyx.jyu.fi/dspace/handle/123456789/47257

Lahti, M. (2015). Sharing cultural knowledge at work: A study of chat interactions of an internationally dispersed team. Language and Intercultural Communication, 15(4), 513–532.

Lahti, M. (2013). Cultural identity in everyday interactions at work: Highly- skilled female Russian professionals in Finland. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, 3(4), 21–43.

Lahti, M., & Valo, M. (2017). Intercultural workplace communication. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Retrieved 25 March, 2018, from http://communication.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.001.0001/acrefore-9780190228613-e-404

Lahti, M., & Valo, M. (2013). The development of intercultural relationships at work: Polish migrant workers in Finland. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 31.

Välipakka, H., Zeng, C., Lahti, M., &. Croucher, S., (2016). Experiencing cultural contact at work: An exploration of immigrant professional identity in Finland. In S. Shenoy-Packer & E. Gabor (Eds.), Immigrants and meanings of work: Communicating life and career transitions (pp. 21–32). New York: Peter Lang.