Darrin Griffin

Associate Professor

Dr. Darrin Griffin is department chair and associate professor in the department of communication studies and is the director of the Communication and Applied Theory Research Lab. While earning his doctorate in communication, he worked as a research assistant at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He later served as an assistant at the FBI’s Buffalo, New York, Field Office on the white-collar crime squad. Dr. Griffin’s research focuses on interpersonal communication contexts – specifically deception. Dr. Griffin works to increase accessibility for the Deaf at The University of Alabama and has conducted training on law enforcement interactions with the Deaf. Dr. Griffin is also an expert in nonverbal communication.

College College of Communication and Information Sciences

Department Communication Studies

Email Djgriffin1@ua.edu

Phone (205) 632-0777