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MONDAY Schedule of Speakers (Fall 2012)

All sessions held from 12:00-1:30pm in the Tocqueville Room unless indicated otherwise.

Paper Title

Aug 27

Burney Fischer, Ostrom Workshop Co-Director and Clinical Professor in SPEA, IUB, and Tom Evans, Ostrom Workshop Co-Director and Associate Professor, Department of Geography, IUB

The Roundtable session will be an opportunity for our colleagues and students to become acquainted with this year's Workshop Visiting Scholars, including the research they will be conducting while in residence this year.

Sept 10

Mark Lubell, Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy and Director, Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior.  

Ecology of Games

Sept 17

Frank Page, Professor of Economics, IUB  

The Co-Evolution of Network Structure, Strategic Behavior, and Stationary Equilibrium Dynamics

Sept 24

Lloyd Orr, Professor Emeritus, Economics, IU

Immigration, Wages, and a Sustainable Economic Future – “Immigration as a Moral Issue

Oct 1

Brett Frischmann, Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and Katherine Strandburg, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

Commons in the Cultural Environment

Oct 8

Travis Selmier III, PhD candidate, Department of Political Science, IUB

Why “Club” Goods have Proliferated in Investment Finance

Oct 15

NO COLLOQUIUM - Ostrom Memorial at IU Auditorium  


Oct 22

Venelin Ganev, Professor of Potlitical Science, Miami University of Ohio 


Co-sponsors: Tocqueville and Ostrom Workshop

Mores and Institutions: Tocquevillian Insights and Postcommunist Democratizations

Oct. 29

Stephanie Kane,  Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, IUB

Where Rivers Meet the Sea, the Political Ecology of Water

Nov 5

Peter Grossman, Professor and Efroymson Chair, Economics, Butler University  

US Energy Policy and the Pursuit of Failure

Nov 12

Abigail York, Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University 

Private Provisioning of Public Adaptation Goods: The Case of Irrigated Agriculture in Central Arizona

Nov 19

Thanksgiving Break


Nov 26

William Bianco, Professor, Department of Political Science, IUB, and affiliated faculty, Ostrom Workshop, with Jeffrey Hill, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Political Science, Northeastern Illinois University, and Robert Landis, Technical Manager, Senior Engineer, NASA Goddard-Wallops Flight Facility

Getting Along On-Orbit: Behavioral and Institutional Underpinnings of U.S.-Russian Joint Operations of the ISS


Dec 3

Mark Kanazawa, Professor of Economics, Carleton College  

Efficiency and/or Fairness? Understanding the Origins of Prior Appropriation in Early California