Profiles in "Civil Communication" Expertise Area

  • Ron’s research focuses around two central themes: the political and normative dimensions of the history of political economy, and the democratic theory of the public sphere.
  • Jay Taylor's interests are in the area of ethics. They are concerned with personal, public and private interactions.
  • Linde teaches performance studies courses, advises and directs creative scholarship at The Empty Space.
  • Olson is one of the foremost experts on civility in communication and was instrumental in developing the Civil Dialogue format. His co-authored book, "Hot Topics, Cool Heads," was published in 2018.
  • Tracy is School Director, a professor of organizational communication and qualitative methodology, and a Distinguished Scholar of the National Communication Association. She focuses on cultivating human flourishing in the workplace.