Scientific Controversies

Professor(s)

Semester

2014 Spring

About This Class

Through case studies, this course explores the manipulation of scientific information underpinning some public policy controversies such us global climate change, abortion, homosexuality, DNA forensics, evolution, genetically modified organisms, and debates over the safety and effectiveness of prescription drugs. The course also has the broader goals of teaching the student to critically read and identify political or social bias on scientific literature.

Class Code

ENV5356.A

Subject

Environmental Law