A specialist in interpersonal communication, Megan Dillow, has joined the West Virginia University faculty in the Department of Communication Studies.

Dr. Dillow specializes in communication issues related to romantic relationships, specifically in the dark side of romantic relationship issues, including infidelity and other transgressions.

Her WVU appointment is also a Morgantown homecoming.

She formerly worked at the Morgantown-based National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as a health communications specialist in the facilitys Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

I like the city of Morgantown and I am glad to have the opportunity to return,said the researcher who earned a masters degree from the University of Georgia and her doctorate from Pennsylvania State University.

Shes also worked as a research assistant on several projects related to both interpersonal and health communication.

Dillow is currently teaching introductory courses in interpersonal communication, communication theory and nonverbal communication courses.

Her new professional home speaks loud and clear, she said.

The Department of Communications Studies at WVU is a wonderful program,she said,and it is well-known and well-respected in my field of study.

The department is housed in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

For more information, contact Dillow at mdillow@mix.wvu.edu or 304-293-3905.