University of Arizona
Ronald Trosper is Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. His latest work has been on Indigenous economic theory, traditional ecological knowledge, and community-based research methods. He examined the institutions that provided stability for the peoples of the Northwest Coast in his book, Resilience, Reciprocity and Ecological Economics: Northwest Coast Sustainability (Routledge, 2009). He co-edited a book, Traditional Forest Knowledge: Sustaining Communities, Ecosystems and Bio-cultural Diversity (Springer, 2012), with John Parrotta. He has worked for the Council of Energy Resource Tribes, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (of which he is a member), Northern Arizona University, and the University of British Columbia. His Ph. D. degree is in Economics, from Harvard University (1974); but he has been a multidisciplinary scholar, publishing in American Indian Studies, Ecological Economics, Economics, Forest Management, Policy Studies, and Anthropology.
Monday, August 2, 2021