Communicating Emotion: Not Just For Interpersonal Scholars Anymore


  • Sally Planalp

  • Sally Planalp is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Montana, Missoula. This essay was written while she was a visiting professor in the Department of Management Studies, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.


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