Martin Carcasson is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies. His research focuses on contemporary public affairs, and the interdisciplinary theory and practice of deliberative democracy and collaborative governance.
Carcasson is the founder and director of the CSU Center for Public Deliberation. He also serves as a Senior Public Engagement Fellow with Public Agenda, serves on the faculty of the Kettering Foundation’s Centers for Public Life program, and is on the board of directors for the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation. Carcasson received the Tiffany Hunnicutt Teaching Award in 2002.
Carcasson studied speech communication at Texas A&M University, earning his B.A. in 1994, his M.A. in 1998, and his Ph.D. in 2004.