Ross W. Buck Jr., Pitt alumnus and former faculty member

Ross Workman Buck, who taught at Pitt's School of Medicine after earning his PhD in psychology at the University, died peacefully on Sept. 1, 2022. He was 81.

Following his academic stint at Pitt, Buck held appointments at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Connecticut. He authored four books on communication, emotion, motivation and nonverbal communication as well as numerous chapters and journal articles. He also served as editor of the International Society of Research on Emotion Newsletter and belonged to many professional organizations.

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