Kenneth C. Bausch is co-founder and Executive Director of the Institute for 21st Century Agoras. Ken is a true social entrepreneur. He has served in the past as Franciscan priest, high school teacher, inner city organizer, social service administrator,real estate agent, home builder and contractor. He is currently a Professor at Capella University and Ashworth College.
Ken has published several papers on the science of dialogic design and a book together with Aleco Christakis.
He is member of the N.E.T.S. Board of Trustees.
He is the author of Body Wisdom, The Emerging Consensus in Social Systems Theory, A Democratic Approach to Sustainable Futures, and co-author of How People Harness their Collective Wisdom and Power to Construct the Future.
Bausch, K.C. (2001). The Emerging Consensus in Social Systems Theory. Springer.
Bausch, K.C. (2010). Body Wisdom: Interplay of Body and Ego. Ongoing Emergence Press.
Christakis, A.N., & Bausch, K.C. (2006). How People Harness Their Collective Wisdom And Power to Construct the Future (Research in Public Management). Information Age Publishing Inc.
Flanagan, T.R., Bausch, K.C., & Asano, Y. T. (2012). Body Wisdom in Dialogue: Rediscovering the Voice of the Goddess. Ongoing Emergence Press.
A DemocraticApproach to Sustainable Futures