Davis, Kenneth

Kenneth Davis


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Kenneth W. Davis is an emeritus professor and the former chair of English at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He has a bachelor’s degree from Drake University, a master’s from Columbia University, and a doctorate from the University of Michigan, where he wrote his dissertation on the teaching of mythology from a systems perspective. As a communication consultant, Davis has brought his knowledge of systems theory to helping such organizations as the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, the American University of Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Botswana, IBM, the International Monetary Fund, and the U.S. Social Security Administration improve their communication processes. He has authored or co-authored nine books, on the subjects of writing, business communication, instructional games, and theatre audience education, and he publishes the blog Prospero’s Books, where he writes about “signs, stories, systems, and spirit.”