Godfreyb is a Ph.D. Candidate in a Joint Public Policy program at the O’Neill School of Public & Environmental Affairs and the Department of Political Science at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington. He obtained a Master of International Development in Human Security and International Political Economy from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.
His research agenda is based on common-pool resource management and public goods provisioning, with a specific application to institutions of collective action. His dissertation, titled “Migration & Diversity in Community: Analyzing the Determinants of Institutions for Collective Action,” uses a mixed-methods research design, involving fieldwork and data analysis on forestry and sanitation management to explore micro-foundational mechanisms regarding the potential for institutions of collective action.