Ken Bausch

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Ken Bausch
Ken Bausch
Service type Advisory Board Member for Civil Society Dialogue
N.E.T.S. Board of Trustees
Field(s) of Study Structured Democratic Dialogue
Notable Achievements World-known facilitator and trainer in structured dialogue

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.

External Links


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