My research brings theories of identity, group processes, and emotion together to improve our understanding of group cohesion, loyalty, leadership, influence, and identity/identification. For the most part, I am interested in how individuals make decisions about their voluntary memberships in groups and the ramifications these decisions have on their (social) self-concepts. I also examine how self and identity processes contribute to intimate-partner violence, self-harm, and suicide. Some of my recent work involves the use of vocal fundamental frequency (VFF) accommodation as an indicator of one’s internalized status beliefs and others’ collective validation of status claims.
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Communication, Language
- Emotion, Mood, Affect
- Group Processes
- Interpersonal Processes
- Life Satisfaction, Well-Being
- Nonverbal Behavior
- Persuasion, Social Influence
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
- Research Methods, Assessment
- Self and Identity
- Sociology, Social Networks
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- Hein, J., & Moore, C. D. (2009). Race relations stories: How Southeast Asian refugees interpret the ancestral narration of Black and White peers. Social Psychology Quarterly, 72(1), 9-23.
- Moore, C. D., & Robinson, D. T. (2006). Selective identity preferences: Choosing from among alternative occupational identities. Advances in Group Processes, 23, 253-281.
- Robinson, D. T., Clay-Warner, J., Moore, C. D., Everett, T., Watts, A., Tucker, T. N., & Thai, C. (2012). Toward an unobtrusive measure of emotion during interaction: Thermal imaging techniques. Advances in Group Processes, 29, 225-266.
- Youngreen, R., & Moore, C. D. (2008). The effects of status violations on hierarchy and influence in groups. Small Group Research, 39(5), 569-587.
- Moore, C. D. (2015). Impression formation. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd ed. (pp. 2269-2274). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.
- Moore, C. D. (2008). Commentary (on Emotion Labor). In D. T. Robinson & J. Clay-Warner (Eds.), Social Structure and Emotion (pp. 255-258). Elsevier Press. ***Winner: Outstanding Recent Contribution/Book Award given by the Sociology of Emotion Section of the American Sociological Association.***
- Moore, C. D. (2006). Impression formation. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (pp. 2269-2274). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.
Moore, C. D., & Tucker, T. N. (2011). VFF Training Manual: A brief tutorial for calculating vocal fundamental frequency (VFF) using PRAAT [PDF file].
- Linked other: PRAAT Training Manual
- Classic Sociological Theory
- Contemporary Sociological Theory
- Deception in Human Communication
- Human Emotions and Social Structure
- Human Sexuality
- Research Methods in Behavioral Science
- Social Psychology
- Social Stratification
- Sociology of Media and Mass Communication
- Phone: (219) 785-5201
- Skype Name: Christopher Moore
Christopher D. Moore
Department of Social Sciences
1401 S. U.S. 421
Purdue University North Central
Westville, Indiana 46391