Joe Navarro

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Joe Navarro
Joe Navarro at PopTech!.jpg
Joe Navarro speaking at Pop!Tech
Born1953
Cienfuegos, Cuba
Alma materBrigham Young University (B.A.)
Salve Regina University (M.A.)
OccupationAuthor, Professional Speaker, Ex-FBI Agent and Supervisor
Spouse(s)Thryth Hillary Navarro
Websitehttp://www.jnforensics.com

Joe Navarro (born 1953) is a Cuban-born American author, public speaker, and former FBI agent and supervisor. Navarro specializes in the area of nonverbal communication and body language, and has authored numerous books, including What Every Body Is Saying, Dangerous Personalities, Louder Than Words, Three Minutes to Doomsday, and The Dictionary of Body Language.

Background[edit]

Joe Navarro moved to the USA at age 8 with his family shortly after the Bay of Pigs Invasion in Cuba.[1] After earning a bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from Brigham Young University[2] and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Slippery Rock University, he worked as an FBI special agent and supervisor in the area of counterintelligence and behavioral assessment for 25 years.[3][4] He is one of the founding members of the FBI's elite Behavioral Analysis Program and he also served as a SWAT Team Commander and Bureau Pilot. Since retiring from the FBI, Navarro writes books and lectures to share his knowledge of human behavior.[5][6] He is on the adjunct faculty at Saint Leo University [7][8] and has lectured multiple times at the Harvard Business School. Since 2003, Navarro has been a consultant to the State Departments and is a fellow with the Institute for Intergovernmental Research.[9][10]

In 2005, Navarro got involved in the World Series of Poker Academy, training players on poker tells after a chance meeting with Annie Duke on a Discovery Channel program about detecting lies.[11][12]

Since 2009, Navarro has been a regular contributor to Psychology Today Magazine (Spycatcher blog) and in 2008 he wrote "Every Body's Talking" as a special for the Washington Post.[13]

Joe Navarro's book Three Minutes to Doomsday, was published by Scribner, a division of Simon & Schuster. Smoke House Pictures, George Clooney and Grant Heslov's production company, has picked up the book, which is based on the work Navarro did as the FBI's top body language expert during the Cold War.[14]

Books[edit]

Navarro is the author of 13 books. What Every Body is Saying is his best-known body language book, an international bestseller available in 27 languages. His most recent book is The Dictionary of Body Language, which was published in September 2018. Joe's book Louder Than Words was elected as one of Six Best Business Books to Read for Your Career in 2010 by Wall Street Journal's Digital Network, FINS.[15] Navarro is also the author of Three Minutes to Doomsday, Hunting Terrorists, Advanced Interviewing Techniques, and Read 'Em and Reap, as well as a series of short booklets available as e-books, written exclusively for Amazon Kindle.[16]

Education initiatives[edit]

In 2009, Navarro partnered with Nightingale-Conant, the world's largest producer of self-improvement audio programs, and produced The Power of Body Language.[17] He also launched an online course in 2009 to share his knowledge with others on how to observe, decode, and utilize nonverbals in their personal and professional life. This was undertaken for the benefit of those who could not travel to attend his seminars.

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Schafer, John and Joe Navarro (2004) Advanced Interviewing Techniques; Proven Strategies for Law Enforcement, Military, and Security Personnel. Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois. ISBN 0-398-07444-5.
  • Navarro, Joe (2005) Hunting Terrorists: A Look at The Psychopathology of Terror. Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois. ISBN 0-398-07594-8.
  • Navarro, Joe (2006) Read 'Em and Reap. Harper Collins, Pub. ISBN 978-0-06-119859-5.
  • Navarro, Joe (2008) What Every Body is Saying. Harper Collins, Pub. ISBN 978-0-06-143829-5.
  • Navarro, Joe "Every Body's Talking," Special to Washington Post, June 24, 2008 F1.
  • Navarro, Joe (2010) Louder Than Words: Take Your Career from Average to Exceptional with the Hidden Power of Nonverbal Intelligence. Harper Collins, Pub. ISBN 978-0-06-177139-2.
  • Navarro, Joe (2014) Dangerous Personalities. Rodale Books, Pub. ISBN 978-1623361921
  • Navarro, Joe (2017) Three Minutes to Doomsday: An Agent, a Traitor, and the Worst Espionage Breach in U.S. History. Scribner. ISBN 978-1501128271
  • Navarro, Joe (2018) The Dictionary of Body Language: A Field Guide to Human Behavior. William Morrow. ISBN 978-0062846877

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-24. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Joe Navarro Bio on www.navarropoker.com". Archived from the original on 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-24. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Action Hero Quitting" Tampa Tribune, Metro Section, Monday May 26, 2003, Page 1 and 6
  5. ^ "Action Hero Quitting" Tampa Tribune, Metro Section, Monday May 26, 2003, Page 1 and 6
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-09. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ The Wall Street Journal, August 15, 2003 PP A1, A6 "Silent Signals" by Ann Davis, Joseph Pereira and William M. Bulkeley.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-24. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ A Life of Prying Out Spies, by Marty Clear, St. Petersburg Times, Friday January 9, 2004, P3.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-08-05. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ Tampa Tribune, Metro P2, Ex-FBI Agent Calls Poker Players' Bluffs May 27, 2007
  13. ^ Navarro, Joe (2008-06-24). "Every Body's Talking". washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-07-03. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-30. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-12. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-01. Retrieved 2019-01-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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