Garrett Hardin

Emeritus Professor

Specialization

Human Ecology

Bio

Trained as an ecologist and microbiologist, Hardin is best known for his pioneering 1968 essay, "The Tragedy of the Commons," which is widely accepted today as a fundamental contribution to ecology, population theory, economics, and political science.

Garrett Hardin, died at his home in Santa Barbara on September 14, 2003.