Margaret Levi, Editor of the Annual Review of Political Science, talks with Elinor Ostrom. In this prefatory interview, Dr. Ostrom talks about her personal journey in academia, not only as a woman, but also as a non-traditional student who worked outside of academia before pursuing graduate work. She discusses her belief in collaboration and multi-disciplinary research, as well as her research in common-pool resources and governance.
Read more about Elinor Ostrom online at annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.polisci.090808.123259. Read the interview transcript online at: annualreviews.org/userimages/ContentEditor/1326999553977/ElinorOstromTranscript.pdf.