Graham Epstein

Graham Epstein is an Environmental Social Scientist with interests in the relationship between the environment, people and the rules that govern their interactions with the environment and each other.  His work has touched on a wide range of sustainability issues and topics related to the governance of common-pool resources.  He has contributed to the development of several analytical frameworks to support research on rule compliance, institutional fit and environmental sustainability and conducted empirical research to advance understanding of the factors influencing collective action, compliance, and social and environmental sustainability.  His current work is focused on the development of tools and approaches for synthesizing evidence about the governance of common-pool resources, and advancing understanding of the fit between governance and complex social-ecological landscapes.