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Zachary Carr

PhD Student, Department of Communication

Nonverbal Communication/Facial Expressions

Nonverbal communication; facial expressions; rapport building in deceptive contexts.



My research focuses on nonverbal communication, primarily on understanding the role of facial expressions when evaluating emotional intent and truthfulness. My secondary research focus examines how rapport building can be utilized in deceptive contexts, such as police interviews. 


Top Student Paper

Nonverbal Division

NCA 2016 

Carr, Zachary M., Frank, Mark G. Do I Know You? Synthesizing Facial Identification and Emotional Evaluation Processes in Cross-Cultural Contexts