Tim Steffensmeier Researcher Profile

Steffy Head ShotTim Steffensmeier (Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin), is Department Head and Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Kansas State University where he serves as a research associate for the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy (ICDD). His research has included an edited book on argumentation theory along with chapters and essays focused on deliberative democracy, community engagement, and leadership development. He teaches courses in public deliberation and rhetorical theory. Currently, he is writing a monograph on a rural community deliberation process. He also serves as faculty for the Kansas Leadership Center, a civic leadership training program.

His publications include:

PytlikZillig, L. M., Steffensmeier, T., Campbell Hibbs, A., Champion, B., Hunt, E. D., Harrington, J., Jr., Spears, J., Umphlett, N., Bruning, R., & Kahl, D. (2013). Fostering climate change education in the Central Great Plains: A public engagement approach. International Journal of Sustainability, 8(1), 161-177.

Steffensmeier, T. (2010) Building a Public Square: An Analysis of Community Narratives. Community Development 41.2, 255-268.

Steffensmeier, T. & Schenck-Hamlin, W. (2009) Argument Quality in Public Deliberations. Argumentation and Advocacy. 45.1, 21-36.

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