Ronald D. Pate PhD
As a narrative sociologist Ron has researched community oral histories featuring prominent works of Community Performance International. Ron is currently working on a multi-partner project in Portland, OR. He has also directed such narrative projects as: Woodlawn Stories and consulted on narrative projects in the historically significant African American communities of: College Hills in Birmingham; and Rosedale in Homewood, Alabama. Ron's academic work is an interdisciplinary blend of applied theology, social geography and urban studies.