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Ph.D. in Philosophy (in progress). 2010-present. Specializations in Animal Studies and Ecological Food and Farming Systems, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Expected graduation 2017.
Magister in Bioethics. 2011. Universidad Nacional Autonoma, Heredia, Costa Rica.
Licentiates Degree in Veterinary Medicine (Médico Veterinario con Grado de Licenciatura). 2002. Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional Autonoma, Heredia, Costa Rica.
Areas of Specialization: Practical/Applied Ethics.
Areas of Competence: Bioethics, Environmental Philosophy, Feminist Epistemology.
Selected Teaching & Research
Special Topics in Bioethics in Bioethics and the Medical Humanities: Ethical issues in the management of intersex patients. Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University (Instructor). Spring 2014.
Special Topics in Bioethics and the Medical Humanities: STD research in Guatemala, 1946-1948. Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University (Instructor). Spring 2013.
Ethical and Animal Welfare Issues in the Veterinary Profession. College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University (Facilitator). Fall 2012; Fall 2013; Fall 2014.
Undergraduate Specialization Advisor. Specialization in Bioethics, Humanities, and Society. Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University (Research Assistantship). Fall 2012- present.
Selected Fellowships and Grants
Science Studies at State Collaborative Grant Award. Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University, 2014.
C.S. Mott Fellow in Sustainable Agriculture. C.S. Mott Group, Michigan State University. 2010-2013.