Klaus Scherer

Director of the Geneva Emotion Research Group, Professor of Psychology

Klaus Scherer holds the chair for Emotion Psychology at the University of Geneva and directs the Geneva Emotion Research Group. In addition to an Introduction to the Psychology of Emotion, he teaches various aspects of Affective Science at the graduate level. His major research interest is the further theoretical development and empirical test of his Component Process Model of Emotion (CPM), specifically the modeling of appraisal-driven processes of motor expression and physiological reaction patterns, as well as the reflection of these processes in subjective experience. Other major research foci consist of the study of the expression of affect in voice and speech and applied emotion research.