Collaboratve Governance

The project is led by Dr. Michael Schoon at Arizona State University ( and has work in progress website, courtesy of Dr. Sechindra Vallury ( that summarizes work done with collaborators in Colorado and Arizona. The focus of this project is to assess the key underlyiing mechanisms that foster adaptation and transformation in social-ecological systems within different contexts.

Associate Professor

My research interests relate to assessinig and analyzing dynamics of social ecological systems, common pool resources, resilence of coastal systems and the relationship between cognitive abilities and group adaptabilty to socio-economic, political and environmental changes