Applications of Nonverbal Communication

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Peter Blanck is the Charles M. and Marion Kierscht Professor of Law, and Professor of Psychology and of Public Health at the University of Iowa. He received his PhD in psychology from Harvard University and his JD from Stanford Law School, where he served as President of the Stanford Law Review. Blanck is the Director of the Law, Health Policy & Disability Center at the Iowa College of Law. Blanck has written over 100 articles and books on the ADA, received grants to study disability law and policy, represented clients before the United States Supreme Court in ADA cases, and testified before Congress. His work has received national and international attention. Blanck's recent books in the area include: The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Emerging Workforce (1998); Employment, Disability, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (2000). Blanck is a former member of the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, and has been a Senior Fellow of the Annenberg Washington Program in which capacity he explored the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"). He has been a Commissioner on the American Bar Association Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, chair of the American Psychological Association's Committee on Standards in Research, and President of the American Association on Mental Retardation's Legal Process and Advocacy Division. He has been a Fellow at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, and a Mary Switzer Scholar.

Andrew Christensen is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his PhD from the University of Oregon and did his internship at


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