Tag: Environmental Studies

Amherst College Science Center

Episode 7: Merging STEM and Humanities: Ted Melillo

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Hosts: Charlie Blue Arm ’22 and Nicole Chung ’22 In this episode of the STEMherst podcast, chemistry students Charlie Blue Arm and Nicole Chung discuss the merging of STEM and humanities with professor Ted Melillo of environmental studies and history, amongst other things such as his recent book, and his course structure. Timestamps:  Charlie Blue…

Environmental Justice: An Interview with Professor Ashwin Ravikumar

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The Roots of Environmental Justice Professor Ashwin Ravikumar is an assistant professor of Environmental Studies. His research interests involve deforestation in the Amazon. This semester, he is teaching a class entitled “Environmental Justice” about the intersections between environmentalism and other forms of social justice. I sat down with him (over Zoom) to talk about environmental…