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Fred Steier
Associate Professor

Fred  Steier

Cybernetics and systems approaches, Reflexivity, Action research, Organizational communication

Office: CIS 3044
Phone: 813/974-2145
Email:

Dr. Steier joined the Communication faculty in 1996. His current research projects with the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) explore issues of organizational learning and action research.

Undergraduate Course Offerings

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communication, Culture, and Community
  • Introduction to Communication Theory in Organizations

Graduate Course Offerings

  • Action Research
  • Communication Systems Practice
  • Communication Theory
  • Reflexivity in Social Systems
  • Communities and Sustainability

Representative Publications

  • Gregory Bateson: Essays for an Ecology of Ideas (ed.) Imprint Academic, 2005.
  • Research and Reflexivity (ed.) London: Sage, 1991.

Books

Education

Ph.D., General Systems Theory, University of Pennsylvania, 1983.

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
89371IDH 3400008Soc/Beh Science Honors
3R

2:00pm-4:45pm

ALN 252
95491IDH 4950002Honors Project
3R

2:00pm-4:45pm

ALN 252
93490COM 6121902Organizational Communication
Permission from Instructor
3T

6:30pm-9:15pm

CIS 3063
81766SPC 7980009Dissertation: Doctoral
2-19



TBA 100

Graduate Students

Travis Bell, Sheila Gobes-Ryan, Doug Jordan, Jaime Robb

Sanford Betz