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Department of Communication Studies

David Procter

 

Associate Professor &David Proctor
Director of Center for Engagement and Community Development

email:  dprocter@ksu.edu
Campus address:  324 Nichols Hall

Education

PhD - University of Nebraska
MA & BS -  JKansas State University

 

David Procter is Director of CECD and a professor of speech communication. He received his B.S. and M.A. from Kansas State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska. Since arriving at K-State in 1987, he has worked in partnership with communities across the state. He has worked on issues of school consolidation, community strategic planning, heritage museum education, facilitation of community dialogue, and strategies for re-populating rural communities. Procter has authored two books on community building - Enacting Political Culture (1991) and The Rhetoric of Community Building (2005) plus numerous essays and book chapters on the subject. Before becoming the Director of CECD, Procter served on the Advisory Board for the Kansas Center for Rural Initiatives.