Dawn Sweet earned her PhD in Communication from Rutgers University and is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology and Communication Department at the University of Idaho. Dr. Sweet’s professional expertise is in nonverbal behavior and movement patterns. Her research has been featured on NPR All Things Considered, Buzzfeed, and Salon. She and her cattle dog, Sadie, are active in AKC events such as agility, rally obedience, obedience, and trick dog. When not training, they enjoy exploring local mountain ranges and Sadie enjoys being a “demo dog” in Dr. Sweet’s nonverbal communication class.