David Overfelt, Ph.D

Expertise: Community Engagement, Social Analytics, Sociologist



  • Owner, Research Results, LLC, Columbia, MO
  • Consultant, The Communications Center, Inc., Columbia, MO (2008-Present)
  • Visiting Professor of Sociology, Rochester Institute of Technology (2011-13)


Dave Overfelt, the owner of Research Results, LLC, brings a range of analytic, research, and facilitation skills to community engagement processes. He has helped plan and facilitate large and small community dialogues on complex issues, including those relating to planning and development.

Dave received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Missouri in 2010 and was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he taught Urban and Community Studies courses. Dave has published a number of articles on democratic engagement and research methods and is a co-author of The Civic Health Diagnostic Workbook.  MORE