Credentials: Retirement Date: 1999
Position title: Professor Emerita
Margaret joined the department in 1980 serving as a professor of Agricultural Journalism and Family Resources and Consumer Sciences. Before coming to UW-Madison, Margaret was an experienced television broadcaster from the University of Illinois. Her research focused on family communication patterns, audience interpretations of conflicting messages, the impact of communication technology on families, and broadcast communication.During her time at Agricultural Journalism, Margaret hosted a call-in radio show on WHA Radio.