Dr. Scott A. Myers
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Research Interests:Instructor-student relationships
Dr. Myers joined the WVU faculty in 2001 as an Assistant Professor. He is an instructional communication researcher whose projects focus primarily on the role communication plays in the instructor-student relationship, both in and out of the classroom, using experimental, survey, and content analytic research methods. Dr. Myers also is a family communication researcher, with a focus on how adult siblings maintain their relationships. At WVU, Dr. Myers was recognized by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences as a Woodburn Professor from 2005-2007 and as an Outstanding Teacher in both 2010 and 2020. He also received the WVU Foundation Outstanding Teacher award in 2020. Dr. Myers is a past President of the Central States Communication Association, where he also served as the Executive Director from 2004-2006. He is a past editor of Communication Teacher, was the founding editor of Journal of Communication Pedagogy, and is the current editor of Journal of Family Communication.
M.A., West Virginia University
Ph.D., Kent State University