Graduate Research Assistant, Institute of Behavioral Science
Center for the Governance of Natural Resources
Environment and Society Program
Institute of Behavioral Science Room C-255-F
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0483
Research Interests: Environmental politics and policy; development; participatory governance; experimental and quasi-experimental methods; impact evaluation; social science methodology.
Skills and Expertise: Programming and visualization in R and STATA; quasi-experimental and experimental methods; spatial econometrics; social network analysis; multilevel modeling and generalized linear models; Bayesian statistics; geographic information systems (GIS).
Brief Biography: Nathan Cook is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science and research assistant in the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He studies comparative public policy and environmental politics. His current research focuses primarily on local institutions for the governance of natural resources in the developing world.