The Ostrom Lecture on Environmental Policy will be given annually in the spring semester by a distinguished scholar-in-residence. This lecture is a component of the Program on Natural Resource Governance—created in 2016 to develop a network of scholars to examine the institutions that govern natural resources.
Ostrom Lecture on Environmental Policy
Barton (Buzz) Thompson
The second annual Ostrom Lecture on Environmental Policy will be presented by Barton (Buzz) Thompson, Stanford Law School, Robert E. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law; Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment. A leading expert in environmental and natural resources law and policy, Professor Thompson, JD/MBA ’76 (BA ’72), has contributed a large body of scholarship on environmental issues ranging from the future of endangered species and fisheries to the use of economic techniques for regulating the environment.
The inaugural Ostrom Lecture on Environmental Policy was presented by Terry Anderson of the Hoover Institution on February 22, 2017. (See related story in IU Bloomington Newsroom). Anderson's lecture was titled "Who Owns the Environment? Lessons from the Legacy of Elinor Ostrom."
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Beyond the Protest: Anderson Lecture Stimulates Discussion