Assistant Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Office: 277 Blazer Dining
Ph.D. 2015, University of Illinois
Specialties: Interpersonal Communication
Kelly McAninch (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is an assistant professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Communication. She teaches several interpersonal communication and close relationships courses and serves as the course director for COM 252. Her program of research seeks to illuminate how individuals manage conversations about difficult topics, particularly discussions between romantic partners about relationship issues.