Research interests include interpersonal persuasion, health, and gender. Have been teaching at MSU since 1991 when began graduate career. Teaching awards include; University Excellence in Teaching Citation for Graduate Instructors, Lilly Teaching Fellow, and Mid-Michigan Alumni Club Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
interpersonal persuasion and health communication, work/family balance, and gender communication
COM 225 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
COM 922 Interpersonal Communication
COM 391 Gender & Communication
COM 425 Communication in Close Relationships