Maurie Cohen

Maurie Cohen

Maurie Cohen is Professor of Sustainability Studies and Director of the Science, Technology, and Society Program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is also Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute, co-founder and Executive Board Member of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), and editor of the journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy. His books include Sustainability; The Future of Consumer Society: Prospects for Sustainability in the New Economy; and Exploring Sustainable Consumption. He holds a PhD in regional science from the University of Pennsylvania.

GTI Contributions
Searching for Solidarity
GTI Forum

February 2021

The Power of Sorrow
GTI Forum

Contribution to GTI Forum After the Pandemic: Which Future?

July 2020

Reflection on Journey to Earthland - Maurie Cohen
Contribution to GTI Roundtable Reflections on Journey to Earthland

November 2016

Commentary on The Degrowth Alternative - Maurie Cohen
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "On Degrowth"

February 2015

Commentary on Debating the Sharing Economy - Maurie Cohen
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "On the Sharing Economy"

October 2014

Recent demographic, economic, social, cultural, and resource trends may foretell the decline of consumer society in the US. The question then becomes what system will come next.

With commentary by Julian Agyeman, John Ehrenfeld, Emily Huddart-Kennedy, and William Rees