About Me

The more we take the less we become. The fortune of one man leaves less for some.

 As a former De Anza student I do my best to work with my students to help them to understand the materials covered in my classes and to show them their own capabilities. My educational background is in environmental science and ecology, evolution, and marine biology. As a student, I participated in study abroad programs focused around tropical ecology, studying Restoration Ecology, with an emphasis on pollution prevention. I have worked in the private, public and academic sectors, which allows me to bring a unique perspective to my classroom. The primary focus of my career prior to becoming an instructor has been on integrated waste management. As an instructor I continue to educate myself in all aspects of my interests, including waste management and recycling, tropical ecology, social and environmental justice, biology, and environmental studies and sciences.

Classes I Teach

Fall 2018

CRNCourseSec.Title
22351ES 12Introduction to Environmental Studies
23058ES 13Introduction to Environmental Studies
00591ES 21Humans, the Environment, and Sustainability
24872ESCI 211Biodiversity 2

Summer 2018

CRNCourseSec.Title
11952ES 165ZIntroduction to Environmental Studies
12540ES 261ZHumans, the Environment, and Sustainability
11568ES 77X65RSpecial Projects in Environmental Studies
11569ES 77Y65RSpecial Projects in Environmental Studies
11570ES 77Z65RSpecial Projects in Environmental Studies

Faculty Info

Alica De Toro

Alicia De Toro
FULL-TIME FACULTY

Environmental Studies

detoroalicia@deanza.edu

408.864.5317 

KC 213

Education

M.E.S.M., University of California Santa Barbara, 2004

Office Hours

Spring 2018

By appointment


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