John Genette

Civil Communication Research Fellow


John Genette is a guest lecturer, certified Civil Dialogue Facilitator, and citizen artist. He is collaborating with Jennifer Linde, Leah Marché, and Judy Schwiebert on a new program called Storyscope – A Story Circles Project. Developed in association with the I-4C Collective and affiliation with the U.S. Dept. of Arts and Culture, Storyscope’s mission is to strengthen communities by bringing people together to share personal stories and perspectives in a spirit of equity and belonging. As a performing artist, Genette has created original shows and solo performances at The Empty Space and The Whole Life Center at Shadow Rock, has appeared in The Encyclopedia Show, and is active in the storytelling community. Genette is president of Black Mountain Communications Inc., a fundraising agency.



M.A. Arizona State University 2005

Research Interests

performance studies; civil communication

Expertise Areas