Beth Eschenfelder Curriculum Vitae (January 2020)

Brief Bio

beth at ut bwBeth Eschenfelder (PhD, University of South Florida, 2007) is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at The University of Tampa. Her research focuses on interorganizational relationships between and among nonprofits, governments, and other communities and the communicative challenges and 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.