ESPP 77. Technology, Environment, and Society

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Sheila Jasanoff
  • Term: Fall
  • Days: M, W
  • Time: 10:30-11:45AM
  • School: Faculty of Arts & Sciences
  • Course ID: 109882
  • Subject Area: Environmental Science & Public Policy

Our interactions with the natural world are increasingly mediated through changes in technology. Technologies create risks, generate solutions, reshape the environment, and alter our perception of the boundaries between nature and artifice. This course draws on major theories of technology and society to inform and deepen our understanding of environmental crises, problems, possible fixes, and policy options.