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Ecologist , Philosopher

Ricardo Rozzi, Chilean philosopher, ecologist. Achievements include invention of Tourism with a Hand-lens; development of Field Environmental Philosophy; development of Ecological Inquiry in the Everyday Environment - Chilean Ministry of Education. Recipient National prize, National Science Foundation, Chile, 2004, Science and Practice award, Ecology and Society Journal, 2008.

Background

Rozzi, Ricardo was born on October 6, 1960 in Santiago, Chile.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences Ecology, University Católica, Santiago, Chile, 1985. Master of Science in Biological Sciences Ecology, University Chile, Santiago, 1990. Master of Arts in Philosophy, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1998.

Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology, University Connecticut, Storrs, 2001.

Career

Associate professor University North Texas, Denton, since 2004. Adjunct researcher Institute Ecology and Biodiversity, Santiago, Chile. Researcher University Magallanes, Punta Arenas, Chile.

Republican for S. American International Society Environmental Ethics, since 1998. Co-founder biocultural conservation, environmental ethics, and ecotourism graduate program University Magallanes, Punta Arenas, Chile, since 2003. President Science Committee Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Punta Arenas, Chile, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of Tourism with a Hand-lens. Development of Field Environmental Philosophy. Development of Ecological Inquiry in the Everyday Environment - Chilean Ministry of Education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book/audio cd) Multi-ethnic Bird Guide of the Austral Temperate Forests of South America. Co-author: (textbook) Fundamentos de Conservación Biológica: Perspectivas latinoamericanas.

Membership

Director Omora Ethnobotanical Park, Cape Horn, 2000. Member of Ecological Society Chile, Ecological Society of America, International Environmental Ethics.

Connections

Married Francisca Massardo.

spouse:
Francisca Massardo.