Elizabeth Dorrance Hall
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Contact Information:
Utah State University
0720 Old Main Hill
Logan, Ut  84322-0720

(435) 797-5478
Office: Old Main 073

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Family Communication Lab

Elizabeth Dorrance Hall is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Family and Interpersonal Communication from Purdue University in 2015. Elizabeth's research examines how family relationships evolve over time. Her current projects focus on the role of family support in undergraduate college student adjustment and changes in perceptions of family member marginalization over the life course.

Educational Background
Ph.D. from the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University – Interpersonal and Family Communicationa
Dissertation: The Process and Dimensions of Family Member Marginalization: A Mixed-Method Construct Explication
M.A. from the College of Charleston in South Carolina – Communication
B.A. from Western Michigan University – Organizational Communication

Courses Regularly Taught

Interpersonal Communication
Family Communication
Quantitative Research Methods
Organizational Communication

Recent Publications
Dorrance Hall, E. & Feister, M. K. (2015). Navigating emerging adulthood with communication technology. In C. Bruess (Ed.), Family communication in an age of digital and social media. New York, NY: Peter Lang International.

McNallie, J. & Dorrance Hall, E. (2015). The role of perceptions of sibling maintenance behavior in ratings of relationship satisfaction. Communication Research Reports, 32, 149-158. doi: 10.1080/08824096.2015.1016147 

Wilson, S. R., Gettings, P. E., Dorrance Hall, E., & Pastor, R. (2015). Dilemmas families face in talking with returning U.S. Military service members about seeking professional help for mental health issues. Health Communication, 30, 772-783. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2014.899659 

MacGeorge, E. L., & Dorrance Hall, E. (2014). Relationship advice. In C. R. Agnew (Ed.), Social influences on romantic relationships: Beyond the dyad (pp. 188-208). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

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