Abigail Sullivan

Assistant Professor, Earth & Environment

  • Title Assistant Professor, Earth & Environment
  • Education Ph.D., Environmental Social Science, Arizona State University, 2016

Abigail Sullivan is an environmental social scientist studying environmental governance. Her research focuses on unpacking the dynamics of institutions and collective action in aquatic and terrestrial social-ecological systems. By analyzing factors that influence collective action in communities facing environmental change, she provides insights into how people can optimally design institutions for adaptation to environmental change. Current research spans sites across the midwestern and southwestern US and Nepal, and focuses on invasive species and freshwater management.

Environmental governance, social-ecological systems, freshwater 

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