Name: Carl Ratner
Current research interests: history of coops; social philosophy of coops;politics of coops
Institution: Center for Cultural Research & Education
Research topics: Cooperation, Community, and Coops in A Global Era, 2013, Springer Publishers
Research methodologies: archival research
Contact me for: discussion of history, social philosophy, and politics of coops
Biography: A director of Northcoast Coop, Arcata, California for 12 years, 2 years as Vice President. Academic social science career as professor in California State University system. Extensive international travel and research on coop practices.