SOC 304: Community, Environment, and Society

Undergraduate Course, University of Oregon, Sociology, 2020

The aim of this course is to analyze the interrelation between communities, the environment, and society, with an emphasis on the ecological and socioeconomic crises in the Anthropocene. The central theme is how to create a just and sustainable society as well as how to develop a rational relationship with the rest of nature in today’s world. You can find the syllabus of the class here.

History and Philosophy of Biology

Undergraduate Course, National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Sciences, 2015

Taught in 2015 and 2016, this introductory course provides an overview of philosophy of science (Plato, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos), as well as of the history of biology, with an emphasis on evolutionary theory (Linnaeus, Buffon, Geoffroy, Cuvier, Lamarck, Lyell, Wallace, Darwin, Mendel, and the Modern Synthesis). Here is a syllabus of the class (in Spanish).

Research and Pre-University Texts

High School Course, INHUMYC, 2015

Taught in 2015 and 2016, this course introduces students to five selected topics: academic writing, biological evolution, the origin and diversity of plants and animals, biochemistry and biotechnology, and conservation biology. You can find the syllabus of the class here (in Spanish).