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

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

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.