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Eric Perramond


Eric Perramond is a human-environment geographer, and a political ecologist, and holds a joint appointment in both the Environmental and the Southwest Studies programs at Colorado College. Eric received his Bachelor's at Mary Washington (VA), Masters from LSU (LA), and completed his PhD work at the University of Texas at Austin where his work focused on the dynamics of private cattle ranching in northern Mexico.

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Eric's current research projects focus on the water rights adjudication process in New Mexico, and its effects on local, regional, and state water governance, as well as research on Mediterranean terroirs. He spends his free time hiking, traveling, and cooking food with bold wine pairings.

Environmental impacts of agricultural land use in Mexico. Issues of resource access, equity, and policy dimensions among multiple users and agencies in Northern New Mexico focusing on the juncture of the Southwest’s “three cultures” (Amerindians, Anglo, Hispano-Mexicano).


    • B.S., Mary Washington, VA;
    • M.A., Louisiana State University (LA)
    • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (TX)