Field Environmental Philosophy Workshop

Project Team

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Project Director

Ricardo Rozzi

Dr. Ricardo Rozzi, Director of Omora Foundation, is a Chilean‐U.S. ecologist and philosopher, whose research has focused on the integration of diverse forms in which human cultures know and relate to the natural world.

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Project Coordinator

Kelli Moses

Kelli Moses is the International Coordinator of the Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center (CHC) and the Omora Ethnobotanical Park (OEP). She worked with the OEP since 2005 and has expertise in administration of conservation programs and field courses.

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Paola Ascencio

Dr. Paola Ascencio is the Head of the Virtual Development Unit at the Universidad de Magallanes in Punta Arenas, Chile. She is a specialist in educational informatics and teaching and learning in virtual environments. Her work contributes to the formation of citizens and advanced human capital, and facilitates collaboration among international academics, researchers, and students.

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Terrance Caviness

Mr. Terrance Caviness is a U.S. science and environment educator with expertise in science communications, education, and plant and bryophyte ecology. He has experience in informal science education program management and creative knowledge facilitation. He has taught innovative youth programs most recently at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park in Puerto Williams, Chile and NYC Parks.



Sergio Elórtegui

Dr. Sergio Elórtegui is a Chilean biologist, teacher, professional photographer, and epistemologist. Dr. Elórtegui conducts ecology workshops for elementary and middle school students that seek to promote the learning of nature in a didactic way where the distance between teacher and student is overcome.

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Roy H. May Jr.

Dr. Roy H. May Jr. is a retired U.S. theologian and ethics professor from the Latin American Biblical University (UBL) in San Jose, Costa Rica. His publications and teaching centered on theology and nature, environmental ethics, science, technology, and society, as well as other areas of ethical concern.

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Camila Salidias

Camila Saldías Ruiz is a Chilean environmental biologist. She coordinated of the Education Program at the Omora Park from 2013 to 2016 where contributed to the conservation of biological and cultural diversity from the diagnosis of biocultural homogenization in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve. Today, she is in Santiago, coordinating the Mahuida Park Environmental Education Program, where she has continued collaborating with the Omora Park to develop Field Environmental Philosophy activities.