Curriculum Vitae

James (J.T.) Erbaugh’s CV: Link

Peer Reviewed Publications

Erbaugh, J. T. (2019). Responsibilization and social forestry in Indonesia. Forest Policy and Economics, 109. Link

Erbaugh, J. T., Bierbaum, R., Castilleja, G., da Fonseca, G. A., & Hansen, S. C. B. (2019). Toward sustainable agriculture in the tropics. World Development, 121, 158-162. Link

Erbaugh, J. T., & Nurrochmat, D. R. (2019). Paradigm shift and business as usual through policy layering: Forest-related policy change in Indonesia (1999-2016). Land Use Policy, 86, 136–146. Link

McGrath, F. L., Erbaugh, J. T., Leimona, B., Amaruzaman, S., Rahadian, N. P., & Carrasco, L. R. (2018). Green without envy: how social capital alleviates tensions from a Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) program in Indonesia. Ecology and Society, 23(4), art10. Link

Harbi, J., Erbaugh, J. T., Sidiq, M., Haasler, B., & Nurrochmat, D. R. (2018). Making a bridge between livelihoods and forest conservation: Lessons from non-timber forest products’ utilization in South Sumatera, Indonesia. Forest Policy and Economics94, 1-10. Link

Erbaugh, J. T., Oldekop, J. (2018). Forest landscape restoration for livelihoods and well-being. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 32, 76–83. Link

Nurrochmat, D. R., Nugroho, I. A., Purwadianto, A., Maryudi, A., & Erbaugh, J. T. (2017). Shifting contestation into cooperation: Strategy to incorporate different interest of actors in medicinal plants in Meru Betiri National Park, Indonesia. Forest Policy and Economics83, 162-168. Link

Erbaugh, J. T., & Agrawal, A. (2017). Clarifying the landscape approach: A Letter to the Editor on “Integrated landscape approaches to managing social and environmental issues in the tropics”. Global Change BiologyLink

Erbaugh, J. T., Nurrochmat, D., and Purnomo, H. (2016). Formalization, Regulation, and smallholder timber production in northern Central Java. Agroforestry Systems. DOI: 10.1007/s10457-016-0037-6  Link

Nurrochmat, D. R., Dharmawan, A. H., Obidzinski, K., Dermawan, A., & Erbaugh, J. T. (2016). Contesting national and international forest regimes: Case of timber legality certification for community forests in Central Java, Indonesia. Forest Policy and EconomicsLink

Ekayani, M., Nurrochmat, D. R., Saharjo, B. H., & Erbaugh, J. T.  (2015). Assessing Conformity of Scientific Voices and Local Needs to Combat Forest Fire in Indonesia. Jurnal Manajeman Hutan Tropika, 21(2), 83. Link

Nurrochmat, D.R., Yovi, E.Y., Hadiyati, O., Sidiq, M., Erbaugh, J. T. (2015). Conflicting policies over timber supply and its alarming impacts to the furniture industries of Jepara, Indonesia. Jurnal Manajemen Hutan TropisLink

Other Writing

Erbaugh, J. T. (2018) Forest Landscapes and Institutional Transitions: Essays Examining Sociopolitical and Forest-Cover Change in Indonesia. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Michigan. Link

Erbaugh, J. T. (2016, July 26th). Book Review: The challenges behind Indonesia’s agricultural matrix. The Jakarta Post. Retrieved from:

Erbaugh, J. T. (2013). Governmentalization Beyond the Political Forest: The Formalization of Smallholder Timber Production in Northern Central Java. Master’s Thesis, University of Oxford. Link

Erbaugh, J. T. (2008). Understanding the Land Ethic. Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Available at: