Stephen Perz

University of Florida

Stephen Perz is Professor of Sociology at the University of Florida. He has conducted research in the Amazon on the social-ecological impacts of infrastructure and the political ecology of environmental governance. He has led projects with funding from NASA, NSF, USAID, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. His work features collaboration across disciplinary, national and organizational boundaries. He has over 110 peer-reviewed publications in scholarly journals and books, including his book, Crossing Boundaries for Collaboration: Conservation and Development Projects in the Amazon, and an international edited volume Collaboration Across Boundaries for Social-Ecological Systems Science: Experiences Around the World.