About Me

214 tmcHello! I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Millikin University. I teach coursework focusing on interpersonal, family, and health communication, as well as several classes for students across the communication discipline. In my research, I specialize in the study of romantic relationships and health. Please contact me for more information about my dissertation or my previous work on depression in romantic relationships.

On this site, you’ll find a summary of my research, information about my experience and approach as a teacher, and my commitment to the field through service. I’ve also included information about awards and honors I’ve received.

Contact information:

Shilling Hall – 411G
1184 W. Main St.
Decatur, IL 62522


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Curriculum Vitae – Updated September 2016