Shaffer , Timothy

Timothy Shaffer

Timothy Shaffer

Associate Professor, Communication Studies; Director, Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy, Kansas State University

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Timothy Shaffer

Timothy Shaffer’s research advances democratic practices by focusing on deliberative democracy, civic education, and small group communication with a concentration on the role of civic professionals in institutional settings. He is also director of Civic Engagement and Deliberative Democracy with the National Institute for Civil Discourse at the University of Arizona.