Judee Burgoon

Director of Human Communication Research
University of Arizona

Judee K. Burgoon is Professor of Communication, Family Studies and Human Development at the University of Arizona, where she serves as Director of Research for the Center for the Management of Information and Site Director for the NSF-sponsored Center for Identification Technology Research.  Burgoon earned her doctorate in communication and educational psychology from West Virginia University. She has authored or edited 13 books and monographs and nearly 300 published articles, chapters and reviews related to nonverbal and verbal communication, deception, and computer-mediated communication. Her research has garnered over $13 million in extramural funding from NSF, DOD, DHS, ODNI, Counterintelligence Field Activity, and NIMH, among others. Among her awards and honors are election to the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Fellow of the International Communication Association, the ICA Chaffee Career Productivity Award, the National Communication Association's Distinguished Scholar Award for a lifetime of scholarly achievement; the Mark L. Knapp Award in Interpersonal Communication and the Woolbert Research Award for Scholarship of Lasting Impact. A recent survey identified her as the most prolific female scholar in communication in the 20th century.