Maurie Cohen is Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has held prior academic positions at the University of Leeds, Binghamton University (State University of New York), Mansfield College (Oxford University), and Indiana University. Dr. Cohen is a co-founder of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), an international knowledge network comprising academics, policy makers, and practitioners working at the interface of material consumption, sustainable systems innovation, and economic transition. He also serves as the editor of Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy, an open-access e-journal dedicated to the wide dissemination of scholarly research and professional insights on sustainability. His books include Sustainability; The Future of Consumer Society: Prospects for Sustainability in the New Economy; Innovations in Sustainable Consumption: New Economics, Socio-technical Transitions, and Social Practices (with Halina Brown and Philip Vergragt); and Risk in the Modern Age: Social Theory, Science, and Environmental Decision Making. He holds a PhD in regional science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Selected Tellus Publications
The Degrowth Alternative (contribution to a forum)
Debating the Sharing Economy (contribution to a forum)