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consultant , Communications educator

Mark Lane Knapp, American Communications educator, consultant. Achievements include research in interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, communication in developing and deteriorating relationships, communication and the process of aging, communication behavior in organizational settings. Recipient Outstanding Young Teacher award Control States Speech Association, 1969; Eastern Comm. Association scholar, 1982-1983.

Background

Knapp, Mark Lane was born on July 12, 1938 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Herbert H. and Mary Ellen (Coleman) Knapp.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1962. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1966.

Career

From instructor to assistant professor University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1965-1970. From associate professor to professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1970-1980. Professor State University of New York, New Paltz, New York, 1980-1983.

Distinguished visiting professor University Vermont, Burlington, 1983. Visiting professor University Texas, Austin, 1983-1985, senior lecturer, 1985-1987, professor, 1987-1989, Jesse H. Jones Centennial professor in communications, since 1989, University Texas Distinguished Teaching professor, 1999—2007, professor emeritus, since 2007. Consultant, lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, communication in developing and deteriorating relationships, lying and deception, communication and the process of aging, communication behavior in organizational settings.

Works

Membership

With United States Army, 1957-1959. Fellow International Communications Association (president 1975-1976). Member National Communications Association (president 1989-1990, Golden Anniversary award 1974, Distinguished Scholar award 1993, Robert J. Kibler Memorial award 1993, Ecroyd award 2004), Association Communications Administrators (president 1997), Council Communications Associations (vice chair 1997).

Connections

Married Cynthia Lackie Dennis, January 27, 1963 (divorced August 1974). Children: Hilary A. Cellard, Eric C. Married Lillian J. Davis, August 8, 1975 (divorced July 2002.

1 child, Avery K. Davis.

father:
Herbert H. Knapp

mother:
Mary Ellen (Coleman) Knapp

spouse:
Cynthia Lackie Dennis

children:
Hilary A. Cellard Knapp

Eric C.;m. Lillian J. Davis Knapp

August 8 Knapp

1975 Knapp

Avery K. Davis Knapp