Indiana University

Skip to:

  1. Search
  2. Breadcrumb Navigation
  3. Content
  4. Browse by Topic
  5. Services & Resources
  6. Additional Resources
  7. Multimedia News

Elinor Ostrom

New co-directors of IUís Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis announced

Commons Workshop

New co-directors of the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis will be Tom P. Evans and Burney Fischer. Evans is associate professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences. Fischer, a frequent research collaborator with the late Elinor Ostrom, is clinical professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IU Bloomington. † Full Story >>

IU community mourns passing of Distinguished Professor and Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom

The entire Indiana University community mourns the passing of Distinguished Professor Elinor Ostrom, who received the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for her groundbreaking research on the ways that people organize themselves to manage resources. Ostrom, 78, died of cancer at 6:40 a.m. today at IU Health Bloomington Hospital surrounded by friends. † Full Story >>

IU's Elinor Ostrom honored in France, Norway

Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom, Distinguished Professor of political science at Indiana University Bloomington and co-recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in economic sciences, is being honored by the scientific community in France. In a tribute to her work, Ostrom will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Montpelier and deliver a keynote address at a UNESCO conference in Paris. † Full Story >>