Timon McPhearson is Assistant Professor of Urban Ecology at The New Schools Tishman Environment and Design Center in New York City, where he teaches urban ecology, sustainability, and resilience. He earned his Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources from Rutgers University, and is a former National Science Foundation Fellow and biodiversity scientist at the American Museum of Natural Historys Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. Dr. McPhearsons postdoctoral work included a three-year Columbia Science Fellowship focusing on innovative environmental education pedagogy at Columbia Universitys Earth Institute, where he helped create the Universitys first required undergraduate science course, Frontiers of Science. Dr. McPhearsons research seeks to improve resilience and sustainability of urban social-ecological systems. Using New York City as a case study, he conducts theoretical and field-based empirical research on urban biodiversity and ecosystem services in order to better understand how to protect, manage, and restore critical ecosystem functions and services in urban systems.
Laura F. Gibellini, Based on True Story 5, 2012, pigmented ink print on paper, 11 x 16.9 in., series of 7 Panel Discussion: Constructing a Place Sunday, January 27, 2013 34:30pm Curatorial Hub @ TEMP Art Space 57 Walker Street New York, NY 10013 Conceived as a transdisciplinary discussion, this event is considered as an […]read more »