Valparaíso, Chile
biogeoart@gmail.com

Our Team

Investigators

Principal Investigators

Andrés Moreira

Director of the BioGeoArt project, and PhD in Natural Sciences from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. He is also director of the Laboratory of Biogeography and Sustainable Territorial Systems of the PUCV.

andres.moreira@pucv.cl
Leticia Arancibia

Doctor in Sociology and Political Science from the Catholic University of Louvain. She has specialized in research on social imaginaries and civic responsibility, studying micro-politics and bio-politics with actors in educational communities.

leticia.arancibia@pucv.cl
Enrique Mundaca

Doctor in Ecology and Biodiversity, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Professor at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the UCM. He conducts research in insect ecology, restoration, and conservation biology.

emundaca@gmail.com
Juan Carlos Jeldes

Doctor in Design from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He directs the project "Aconcagua Fab Lab", a mobile digital manufacturing laboratory, housed in a truck that transports CNC machines.

juan.jeldes@pucv.cl

Investigators

Pablo Mansilla Quiñones

Doctor in Geography and Territorial Planning, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil. Master in Geography, mention in Regional Urban Organization, University of Chile.

pablo.mansilla@pucv.cl
Mariana Lazzaro-Salazar

Master in Applied Linguistics, PhD in Linguistics from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Researcher at the UCM Vice-rector for Research and Postgraduate Studies.

lazzaromari@gmail.com

Post-Doctorales investigators

Sergio Elórtegui Francioli

Doctor in Educational Sciences PUCV, graduate and professor in biology at PUCV, Master. Biologist at Coorporación La Era.

Susana Cortés Morales

Anthropologist and Doctor of Education, University of Leeds. Specialist in childhood studies from the anthropological, geographical and mobility perspective.

Coordinators

Pía Osses Sandoval
Project coordinator

Graduated in Geography and Geographer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Antonio Tobon Restrepo
Sonic discloser

Historian PUJ, Bogotá. Mg Musicology UCH, Chile, Doctor in Social Anthropology UFRJ-Museu Nacional Brasil.

Franchesca Pasten Cabrera
Geographical diffusion

Graduated in Geography and Geographer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

2021 students

Postgraduate Geography thesis students

Matteo Sartori

Historian, Università Ca 'Foscari, Italy. Thesis PhD in History UdeC Thesis Mg. in Child and Youth Mental Health Universidad Católica del Maule.

Marcelo Leguía

Master's Thesis in Wild Areas and Nature Conservation from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Undergraduate thesis students in Geography

Benjamín Mendoza

Undergraduate thesis student of the Geography Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Katalina Sosa

Undergraduate thesis student of the Geography Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

2021 students

Postgraduate thesis students

Grimanessa Gonzalez

Master's Thesis in Child and Youth Mental Health U Católica del Maule, "Human perception regarding Nature and its relationship with Well-being in environments"

Undergraduate thesis students in Geography

Gaspar Gálvez

Undergraduate thesis student of the Geography Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Undergraduate thesis students in Design 

José Guevara

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

María José Muñoz

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Matías Rubio

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Felipe Berríos

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Paula Báez

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Design group thesis 2019: "After the memories of the Petorca community"

Undergraduate thesis students in Social Work

Luis Ovalle

Undergraduate thesis student of the social work Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Leslie Parraguez

Undergraduate thesis student of the social work Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

2019 thesis students

Undergraduate thesis students in Design 

Consuelo Carreño

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Renée Rodó

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Jessica Villarroel

Undergraduate thesis student of the Design of objects Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso career.

Design group thesis 2019: "MATTER, FORM AND DISPLAY"
Design and reciprocal learning in rhizomatic immersion experiences "

Social work students

Camila Osorio

Undergraduate thesis student of the Social Work career at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Stephanie Osses

Undergraduate thesis student of the Social Work career at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Daniela Sánchez

Undergraduate thesis student of the Social Work career at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Matías Albornoz

Undergraduate thesis student of the Social Work career at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Partners

Francisca Veas Carvacho

Bachelor of Arts and Education, Specialist in Scientific Illustration, University of the Basque Country.

Natalia Rojas

Professor of Physical Education at the UCM. Master in Human Motricity.

Loreto Libuy Castro

Professor of Physical Education at the UCM. Master in Human Motricity.

Fernando Venegas

Director of the Department of History UdeC. Doctor in History of Chile, Graduate in History PUCV.

María Teresa Muñoz

Director of Postgraduate UCM. Psychologist and Graduate in Psychology. Doctor in Public Health University of Chile.

Bruno Marambio

Architect. Mg. Architecture and Design. "The Natural Systems of the Open City".

Pascale-Marie

Graphic designer. Creating a link between illustration and editorial with flora and fauna.

Daniela Calderón

Social worker. Master in Social Service from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rudy Allesch Villalobos

Informatics Engineer. Industrial Engineer. Master in Management of Geographic Information Systems.

International partners

Dr. José Quintero Weir

Intellectual of the Añú People, member of the Intercultural Organization for Autonomous Education Wainjirawa, of the Wayúu "What we do from our heart". Coordinator of the Unit for Indigenous Studies and Cultures and professor at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Zulia, Venezuela.

Dra. Harriet Hawkins

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His research focuses on the advancement of geohumanities, a field that is at the intersection of geographic scholarship with the study and practice of the arts and humanities. Co-Director of the Center for Geohumanities, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Dr. Joachim H Spangenberg

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Inter and transdisciplinary researcher. His area of experstise is integrated sustainability, indicators and scenarios, socio-economic sustainability. Research coordinator at the SERI Institute, Germany.