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My Personal Info
Full Name: Kenneth Bausch, Ph.D.
NCDD Member Since: Sep. 7, 2006
Contact For: Institute for 21st Century Agoras
About Me: Kenneth Bausch, Ph.D. Executive Director, Institute for 21st Century Agoras; Renaissance scholar; one-time priest, teacher, social service administrator, real estate agent, homebuilder, university professor, research director, and organizational consultant. Author of The Emerging Consensus in Social Systems Theory and Body Wisdom: Interplay of Body and Ego; Co-Chair of 47th annual Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Crete 2003. Ken is co-author of “How People Harness their Collective Wisdom and Power to Construct the Future in Co-Laboratories of Democracy.”
My Interest Areas: bottum-up democracy, structured dialogue, strategic design, transcendence from below, bodfy wisdom
My Work
Organization Name: Institute for 21st Century Agoras
Title / Position: Executive Director
Description: The Institute for 21st Century Agoras (Agoras) is an international 501(c)(3) educational corporation that builds the capacity of civic groups to engage in complex boundary-spanning initiatives. The Agoras builds this capacity through experiential learning in face-to-face co-laboratories and on the Internet through �Webscopes.� Principals associated with the Agoras are versed in multiple approaches to dialogue and collaborative design and share a conviction for the power of �structured dialogic design� (SDD) as a breakthrough methodology. Agoras� work has been recognized by the United Nations, which has funded a year-long cycle of approximately twenty SDD workshops in support of the Cyprus Reunification effort. We are a central partner in the sociotechnology of this project.
Other Organizations: International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS), International Systems Institute, Dialogic Design International
Where to Find My Work:,,
The Practice and Ethics of Design (2000) Systems Research and
Behavioral Science.
Technologue, (with Aleco Christakis) in Nancy Roberts, The Transformative Power of Dialogue (2002) Praeger
Technology to Liberate Rather than Imprison Consciousness (with Aleco Christakis; 2002) in David Loye, The Great Adventure (2003) SUNY
Special Double Issue of World Futures, Jan-Mar, 2004 (K. Bausch, ed.) Constructing Agoras of the Global Village.
Religion as Attractor, Process, and Biology, World Futures, Autumn, 2005
The Ethics of Emergence, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 2008
Practical Ethics of group decisions in complex situations, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 2008
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My Contact Info
Email: [email protected]
Phone Number: 770-473-7336
Website URL:
Street Address: 8213 Highway 85, #901
City: Riverdale
State/Province: GA
Zip or Country Code: 30274
NCDD Involvement
Member Type: Organizational Member (dues-paying)
NCDD 2008 Attendee: Yes
NCDD 2006 Attendee: Yes
Mentorship Program: N/A

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