The SBCP Team | Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program

The SBCP Team

UNT Directors

Dr. Ricardo Rozzi
UNT, Research Director, Professor of Philosophy and Religion, University of Magallanes (UMAG) & Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB) and Principal Investigator
Ecology and Environmental Philosophy
Dr. James H. Kennedy
UNT, Education Director, Regents Professor of Biological Sciences, Visiting Professor University of Magallanes, UNT Elm Fork Education Center and Natural Heritage Museum (EFEC) Director, Institute of Applied Science, member
Aquatic Ecology and Entomology
UNT, Funded Research and Field Course Director, Professor of Biological Sciences, UMAG & IEB
Ecology, Ornithology, and Wildlife Conservation
Eugene "Gene" Hargrove
UNT, Budget Director, Center for Environmental Philosophy (CEP) President, Professor of Philosophy and Religion
Environmental Ethics

Core Partners

Dr. Juan Armesto
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB), Member, Senda Darwin Biological Station, Director, Catholic University of Chile, Professor in Department of Ecology
Plant Ecology
Dr. Elke Schüttler
University of Magallanes (UMAG)/Puerto Williams Center
Ecology of Invasive Species and Biosphere Reserves
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB), Member, 2010 Chilean National Prize of Sciences winner, U.S. Academy of Sciences member, The Nature Conservatory Advisor, University of Chile, Full Professor of Biology
Evolution of Plant Breeding Systems in Highlands
University of Magallanes (UMAG), VP Research and Graduate Programs, & Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB)
Phycology and Botany
University of Magallanes (UMAG)/Puerto Williams Center, Director, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB)
Ethnobotany and Plant Physiology
University of Magallanes (UMAG)/Puerto Williams Center, Research Coordinator
Ecology and Aquatic Entomology

Advisory Board

Businessman of Punta Arenas, Chile; IMPA- Sustainable Energy & Antarctica XXI
Civil Engineering
Dr. Gregory Anderson
University of Connecticut, Former Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Biology and Graduate Education Policies
Dr. Robert A. Jaeger
Senior Investment Strategist at BNY Mellon Asset Management
Author and Entrepreneur
Former Executive Director of the Millennium Scientific Initiative, Ministry of Economy, Promotion and Tourism, Chile
Administrator

UNT Steering Committee

UNT, Associate Dean College of Arts and Sciences; Associate Professor/Chairperson in the Department of Economics, Director of the Center for Economic Education
Economic Education, Comparative Economic Systems, and International Trade
UNT, Department Chair of Biological Sciences, Professor, former Interim CAS Dean
Environmental Science related to Immunology, Terrestrial Toxicology, and Earth Pollution

Core Collaborators

Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB)
Industrial Engineering
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB)
Legal Adviser
Mr. Maurice van de Maele
Omora Foundation; Fio-Fio Ecoshop
Anthropology and Ecotourism
Mr. Rodrigo Vera
University of Magallanes (UMAG) and Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB), Coordinator, Research Center of Cape Horn, Chile
Civil Engineering

Affiliated Faculty & Researchers

Senior Research Scientist at University of Alaska - Fairbanks
Ornithology
Assistant Professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology
Environmental Philosophy
Jeff Johnson
Assistant Professor at The University of North Texas
Ornithology
Professor of Art at The University of North Texas
Drawing and Printmaking
Lecturer at The University of North Texas
Painting and Drawing
Associate Professor at The University of North Texas
Information Systems
Professor at The University of North Texas
Philosophy
Professor at The University of North Texas
Philosophy
Director of Ecotourism Graduate Program at Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina
Forestry Engineering and Ecotourism
Assistant Professor of at Buena Vista University
Environmental Science and Freshwater Biology

Graduate Students

University of Magnalles
Master Student, Intertidal Conservation
Amy L. Wynia
University of North Texas
Ph.D. Student, Ornithology
Rocio F. Jara Millar
University of North Texas
Ph.D. Student, Ornithology
University of Magallanes
Master Student, Marine Biology
Ramiro Daniel Crego
University of North Texas
Ph.D. Student, Exotic Species
University of Chile
Ph.D. Student, Education
Javier Rendoll
University of Magallanes
Master Student, Marine Biology
Ximena Arango
University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
Ph.D. Student, Ecotourism
Justin Williams
University of North Texas
Ph.D. Student, Philosophy

Alumni

Education Coordinator, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Magallanes in Punta Arenas, Chile
Education Outreach
University of North Texas, M.A. in Philosophy, Minor in Environmental Science
Field Environmental Philosophy
University of Magallanes, Master student
Biostatistics, Zoology, and Marine Biology
Alexandria Poole
University of North Texas
Ph.D. Philosophy

SBCP Office Staff at UNT in US

UNT SBCP Administrative Coordinator
Tracing Darwin's Path Coordinator

SBCP Office Staff at UMAG-IEB in Chile

Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator for International Course
Ms. Mariel Montenegro
University of Magallanes
General Assistant
M.S. Paula Caballero
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity Regional Science Outreach Coordinator
Biology
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Omora Park
Ornithology Assistant
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Administrator
Accountant

Friends

Mr. Juan Manuel Draguicevic
Omora Park Environmental Adviser
Universidad Andres Bello
Conservation Biology
Dr. Alicia Bugallo
Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina
Environmental Philosophy
Dra. Patricia Noguera
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales
Environmental Philosophy
Honorary Consul of Chile in Vicenza, Italia; Biocultural Center "Pigafetta" (Association Veneti nel Mondo)
Law in Chile & Italy
Mr. Daniel Casado
Photographer
Photography
University of British Columbia, Canada
Natural History, Ecology, and Animal Biodiversity

Former Post-Doctoral Students

Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
Education and Bird Research
Research Assistant Professor at The University of North Texas
Ecology and Environment
Dr. Sebastián Dardanelli
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
Bird Research
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
Bird Population Dynamics

IEB-UMAG IN CHILE

Catholic University of Chile, Professor, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Principal Investigator, Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity (CASEB), Principal Investigator
Macroecology and Ecological Complexity
University of Magallanes, Undergraduate Advisor, Pre-School Education Program
Pre-School Education
University of Concepción, Associate Professor of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB), Principal Investigator
High-Andean Botany and Global Change
Director of Art and Culture at University of Magallanes
Visual Art
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Adjunct Investigator, University of Concepción, Faculty of Forestry
Exotic Plant Invasions and Conservation Biology
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Principal Investigator, University of Chile, Associate Professor
Vegetation and Climate Change
Dr. Humberto Vidal
University of Magallanes, Director Engineer & Study of Energy Resources GIS Lab
Civil Engineering
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Principal Investigator, University of La Serena, Professor
Plant Ecology
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Principal Investigator, University of Chile, Associate Professor
Molecular Ecology
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Terrestrial Biology Group, Center for Advanced Studies of Arid Zones (CEAZA), University of La Serena, Professor of Biology
Conservation Biology and Plant Ecophysiology
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Catholic University of Chile
Ecology and Palaeoecology
University of Magallanes, Engineer & Study of Energy Resources GIS Lab, Manager
Civil Engineering
Dr. Roy Mackenzie
Universidad de Magallanes
Microbiologist
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Principal Investigator, University of Chile, Associate Professor in Department of Ecological Sciences
Ethology and Evolutionary Biology

Research Assistants and Internship Fellows 2014-2015

Natalia Jordan
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
Biology
Alvaro Núñez Carbullanca
Center of Composition Studies Matta 365, Omora Etnobotanical Park
Musical Composition, Environmental Philosophy, Biocultural Poetry
Simon Castillo
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
Biology
Catalina Draguicevic
Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
Biology

UNT & INTERNATIONAL CORE ACADEMIC COLLABORATORS

Institute of Ecology in Mexico; President Committee for program ‘The Man and the Biosphere’ and Mexican Academy of Sciences member
Conservation Biology and Plant Ecophysiology
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Deputy Department Head
Conservation Biology
Dr. Eduard Mueller
University for International Cooperation; WCPA Vice Chair Education
Conservation and Sustainability
Dr. Shaun Russell
Wales Environment Research Hub (WERH), Bangor University, UK
Environment and Sustainability
UNT, Regents Professor and Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy and Religion
Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic
University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, Pro Vice-Chancellor of International and Quality, Professor of Philosophy
Environmental Ethics, Bioethics, and Meta-Ethics
University of Connecticut, Associate Professor
Avian Conservation Biology and Ecologist
Dr. Bernard Goffinet
University of Connecticut, Associate Professor
Bryophyte and Lichen Systematics
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Plant Ecologist
Spatial Heterogeneity
Boston University, Professor of Biology
Plant Population Biology and Conservation Biology
Latin American Biblic University of Costa Rica
Environmental Theology and Philosophy
Dr. Philip Rundel
University of California - Los Angeles, Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Plant Ecology and Physiology
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Professor of Botany and Plant Science
Plant Ecology and Biodiversity
University of Connecticut, Professor in Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Plant Ecology and Evolution
Dr. Lewis
University of Florida, Researcher
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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