Elizabeth Dorrance Hall is a communication researcher and social scientist. She is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Michigan State University and a Director of the Family Communication and Relationships Lab. Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. in Family and Interpersonal Communication from Purdue University. Elizabeth's research focuses on difficult conversations and how close relationships evolve over time. Learn more about her research interests, her academic publications, and her Psychology Today articles. Contact: 404 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48823; firstname.lastname@example.org.