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 here, read her academic publications here, and read her Psychology Today blog posts here. Contact: 404 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48823; email@example.com.