About Me

214 tmcHello! I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Millikin University (starting August 2016). I teach coursework focusing on interpersonal, family, and health communication, as well as several classes for students studying public relations. In my research, I specialize in the study of interpersonal communication, with a special interest in 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