Minwoo Ahn is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Center for Behavior, Institutions, and the Environment at Arizona State University. Minwoo's research focuses on understanding the management, governance, and politics of environmental and natural resource issues and policies. His research examines the conditions of cooperation and collaboration to solve environmental problems at various levels using diverse methodologies. His research focuses on what drives or inhibits behavioral change and stakeholder collaboration to promote sustainable future for human and environment.
Currently, Minwoo's work examines the role of communication and leadership in collective action behavioral experiments using computational text analysis and statistical methods. Another significant area of research involves behavioral collaborative governance, investigating the effect of blame attribution on policy support, willingeness of coproduction, and attribution of accountability among citizens. In his doctoral dissertation project, Minwoo studied how diverse stakeholders in collaborative governance perceive and interpret scientific, managerial, and relational uncertainties, and how these perceptions influence collaborative performance in water management and politics using case study and behavioral game experiments.