Eric Coleman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Florida State University. He completed his PhD under the direction of the late Elinor Ostrom, where he specialized in collective action theory, environmental governance, quantitative methods, and experimental design. Prof. Coleman’s work is interdisplinary and multi-method: he has collaborated with many other natural and social scientists.
Prof. Coleman has published research in some of the leading general science and disciplinary journals, including: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, BioScience, Global Environmental Change, Ecology and Society, the American Journal of Political Science, and many others. Substantively, his work has focused on natural resource management with particular focus on forests and extractives. Geographically, his work is diverse, coming from Mexico, Uganda, Kenya, Bulgaria, Sweden, Spain, and India.