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Stanley A. Deetz

Stan Deetz is a Professor in the Graduate School, University of Colorado at Boulder. Director of the Center for the Study of Conflict, Collaboration and Creative Governance and the Peace and Conflict Studies Program; Project Management Team for Institutional Evaluation and Transformation for the proposed Center for STEM Learning (CSL); and a President’s Teaching Scholar.

He is author/co-author of over 140 scholarly articles and author/editor of twelve books including the award winning, Democracy in an Age of Corporate Colonization. His research focuses on alternative conceptions and practices of communication and democracy and the micro-practices of power focusing primarily in the organizational context. His professional practice has worked with the design of interaction processes for cross-functional and multi-party decision making both within organizations and between organizations and external communities. He has lectured and worked on projects in nineteen countries. He has served as a Senior Fulbright Scholar and is a National Communication Association Distinguished Scholar and an International Communication Association Past-President and Fellow.