Carl Ratner

Current research interests:

  • History of coops
  • Social philosophy of coops
  • Politics of coops

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


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.

Carl Ratner

Carl Ratner

Center for Cultural Research & Education

Name: Carl Ratner
Institution: Center for Cultural Research & Education
Phone: 7076773164