Frederick Steier, Ph.D.

University of South Florida
Department of Communication
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620

Phone: (813) 974-6864

Frederick Steier is on the faculty of the Department of Communication at the University of South Florida. He is the editor of the recent volume Gregory Bateson: Essays for an Ecology of Ideas (Imprint Academic, 2005) and is currently enjoying being a scientist-in-residence at the Center for Learning at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, Florida, USA, where he is involved in participatory action research oriented studies of collaborative learning and play. He received his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in Social Systems Sciences in 1983. In 1985-86 he had the honor being a King Olav V Fellow at the University of Oslo through the American-Scandinavian Foundation.