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MONDAY Schedule of Speakers (Spring 2013)

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

Past sessions will be moved to Archives.

Paper Title

Jan 14

Dr. Saba Siddiki, Assistant Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University

Policies and Perceptions: Using the Institutional Grammar Tool to Assess Policy Design, Appropriateness, and Coerciveness

Jan 28

Dr. Alison Mathie, Manager, Research and Publications, Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada  

Asset-Based Approaches to Economic Citizenship and Community Development: Lessons from the Field of International Development Practice

Feb 4

Professor Daniel Cole, Professor of Law and of Public and Environmental Affairs, and Affiliated Faculty, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington; Michael McGinnis, Professor of Political Science, and Affiliated Faculty, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington; and Graham Epstein, Graduate Student, Indiana University Bloomington

Improving and Combining the SES and IAD Frameworks

Feb 11

Dr. Cristy Watkins, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Social Sciences, The Field Museum, Environment, Culture, and Conservation, [ECCo], Chicago, IL; and Dr. Lynne Westphal, Project Leader and Research Social Scientist, USDA, Northern Research Station, People and Their Environments, Evanston, IL

Applying the IAD Framework to Ecological Restoration in the Chicago Wilderness

Feb 18

Dr. Justin Ross, Assistant Professor of Public Finance, School of Public and Environmental Affairs; and Affiliated Faculty, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

State Revenue Forecasts as Political and Technical Problems: The Value of Consensus Forecasting and Forecast Acceptance in the Budget Process

Feb 25

Dr. Arthur Sherwood, Associate Professor, Scott College of Business at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN; Co-Chair, The Co-op Research Project; Consultant, CDS Consulting Cooperative; and Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington 

Democratically Owned and Controlled Businesses: Identifying Common and Unique Expectations of Co-op Board Governance Systems

March 4

Amanda Carrico, Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

The American Lawn as a Socio-Ecological System—An Analysis of Psychological and Social Predictors of Fertilizer Application

March 11

No Colloquium -- Spring Break


March 18

Daniel DeCaro, Postdoctoral Researcher, Ostrom Workshop, and Goldstone Percepts and Concepts Lab, Indiana University Bloomington; and Affiliate, Center for Land Use and Environmental Responsibility, and Lecturer, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville

Psychological Effects of Public Participation and Economic Enforcement within a Commons Experiment

March 25

Josephine van Zeben, Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

Towards a Polycentric European Union?

Apr 1

Dani Rodrik, Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Ideas and Interests in Political Economy

Apr 8

Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY

Collective Action to Avoid Catastrophe

Apr 15

Dr. Robin Turner, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN 

Where the Wild Things Are: Nature Tourism and Rural Politics in Southern Africa

April 22

Dr. Michael Fotos, Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Ethics, Politics, and Economics, Yale University, New Haven, CT  

Vincent Ostrom's Revolutionary Science of Association