Our courses examine climate change, loss of biodiversity and the depletion of natural resources worldwide. We study the physical and biological processes involved, as well as the complex ways these processes interact with cultural, political and economic forces.
Global Environmental Politics
Analyze how global politics are linked to local environmental issues and understand when different types of solutions are most likely to move the needle on environmental sustainability and justice.
Seminar in Conservation Biology
Utilizing articles from the primary literature, explore such diverse topics as invasive species, restoration, climate change, and biodiversity banking, as well as how to determine appropriate conservation priorities.
Seminar: Population Ethics
In this seminar, explore recent work in the emerging and fascinating field of population ethics, and chart new areas for research, as well as for practical policy-making.