Dr. Ricardo Rozzi | Center for Environmental Philosophy

Dr. Ricardo Rozzi

Vice President of Environmental Philosophy, Inc.
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Ph.D. in Ecology, University of Connecticut (2001)
Biocultural Conservation, Ecology, Philosophy of Ecology, Environmental Ethics, Latin American Environmental Philosophy

Dr. Rozzi's research combines both disciplines through the study of the interrelations between the ways of knowing and inhabiting the natural world, proposing a dynamic continuous reciprocal feedback between both domains. His work at UNT forms a central part of the nation's best program in environmental philosophy (www.phil.unt.edu). In addition to his theoretical work, Rozzi has collaborated with the Chilean Ministry of Education, the Latin American Ecology Schoolyard Program, and has participated in the creation of the "Senda Darwin"Biological Station (Chiloé Island, Chile), the Latin American Network of Ethnobotanical Parks, the Omora Ethnobotanical Park (Puerto Williams, Chile), and the UNESCO Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve at the southern end of the Americas, with the aim of incorporating environmental ethics in the practices of conservation and education in Latin America. He is the editor of the book series Ecology and Ethics, which includes Linking Ecology and Ethics for a Changing World (2013), Earth Stewardship (2015), From Biocultural Homogenization to Biocultural Conservation (2018), Legends in Gandhian Social Activism: Mira Behn and Sarala Behn (2022), Field Environmental Philosophy: Education for Biocultural Conservation (2023), etc.