Portrait of Darrin Hicks

Darrin Hicks

Professor, University of Denver

Darrin Hicks is a Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Denver. Darrin’s teaching and research centers on public deliberation and community collaboration, with a particular focus on designing and evaluating decision-making processes regarding inclusion, equity, transparency, and authenticity. Darrin has developed measures to assess the quality of deliberative and collaborative processes and the impact process quality has on implementation success and program outcomes, which have been employed in a wide array of contexts including public health, education, and municipal governance.