Dr. Lillian Glass is one of the world’s most well-respected and foremost authorities in the field of communication. She has a Ph.D. in Communication Disorders from the University of Minnesota and a Masters degree from the University of Michigan. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in medical genetics at UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. Glass has authored over 14 books, including the best-selling Toxic People- 10 Ways of Dealing With People Who Make Your Life Miserable and I Know What You're Thinking, her book on body language, which has been translated into dozens of languages worldwide. Her next book Toxic Men – Identify, Deal With and Heal From Men Who Make Your Life Miserable will be published November 2010.
Dr. Glass also uses her skills entertainment field, helping many award-winning actors prepare for their film roles. She’s also worked with countless sports figures, politicians, and world leaders in enhancing their communication skills. Dr. Glass has served as an expert witness in both federal and state court cases and is qualified in the area of vocal forensics and behavioral analysis. She has used her expertise as a body language expert to help both the prosecution and the defense in various types of criminal cases. She has also been a sought after by the legal profession in the guidance of jury selection, jury consultation, and witness preparation.
As a sought after media expert, she regularly appears on television to help interpret events in the news through the lens of body language. She’s a regular commentator on The Nancy Grace Show, the “resident therapist" on the Chelsea Lately show and a frequent guest expert on MSNBC, Showbiz Tonight, Headline News, and Dr. Phil. She is also the body language expert for Dancing With the Stars. Her comments are frequently seen in magazines and newspapers throughout the world including as well as numerous electronic media outlets.
A former professor at the University of Southern California, her research on psychosocial and communication aspects of patients with genetic diseases has been published in professional journals worldwide.