Welcome! This site provides information and resources regarding an online survey of dialogue and deliberation practitioners conducted by sociologists Caroline Lee and Francesca Polletta during September and October 2009. This survey was conducted for the purpose of academic research on the deliberation field by the researchers. Please explore the site to find out more about the survey, to browse or download our findings, or to ask questions or comment on the survey. Clicking on the headers above this paragraph will give you general information, and the drop-down menus will give you more specifics.
Caroline Lee is currently Associate Professor of Sociology at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. Francesca Polletta is Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences at UC, Irvine. Excel Scholar Zachary Romano, Lafayette Class of 2010, provided research assistance on the survey. Patricia Facciponti, Jason Alley, and Ken Newquist of Lafayette’s Information Technology Services Department provided technical assistance.