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Beth Eschenfelder, Ph.D., MPA

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Beth Eschenfelder (Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2007) is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at The University of Tampa. Her scholarly interests are in interorganizational relationships between and among nonprofits, governments, and communities (including businesses, neighborhoods, and citizen groups), and the communicative practices these entities utilize to foster strong partnerships.

Prior to returning to the university setting, Eschenfelder worked in nonprofit management and served in numerous community leadership positions that involved bringing diverse publics together to address pressing community problems, including business district redevelopment, neighborhood-social service zoning, park revitalization, and homelessness.

Curriculum Vitae (January 2016)