Diana Mincyte’s Profile

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Diana Mincyte
Title
Associate Professor
Department
Social Science
Office Location
N-611
Academic interests

Environmental Sociology

My Courses

SOC 1101 OER

SOC 1101 OER

This site provides open educational resources (OER) for SOC 1101: Elements of Sociology. SOC 1101 catalogue description: Sociology as an analytical science. The emphasis is on concepts, hypotheses and theories which explain social behavior and social change.

SOC 3302 OER

SOC 3302 OER

This site provides open educational resources (OER) for SOC 3302: Environmental Sociology. Catalogue description: This course will discuss the complex interactions between societies and the natural environments on which they depend. Special emphasis will be placed on the link between the deepening ecological crisis and the operation of the capitalist socio-economic system.

ECON2505 Env Econ, FA2015

ECON2505 Env Econ, FA2015

This interdisciplinary course examines current environmental issues from a macroeconomic perspective, focusing on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges. While the discipline of Economics serves as a central focus, the course draws extensively from the perspectives of Sociology, Architectural Technology, Environmental Control Technology, Hospitality Management (sustainable tourism), and Sustainable Technology. Traditional goals of economic efficiency will be examined in the context of the need to expand renewable energy sources, green building design and construction, sustainable agriculture and trade, resource allocation and other efforts to combat climate change on a global scale. It focuses on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges drawing upon the inherent interdisciplinary connection to these vital economic issues.

My Projects

Model Course Initiative Summer 2021

Model Course Initiative Summer 2021

This is a project for fellows in the Summer 2021 Model Course Initiative. Avatar: “Work in Progress” by Kirk K. via Flickr–mural by Channin Fulton in North Park, San Diego.

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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Interdisciplinary Studies Committee

Interdisciplinary Studies Committee

ID Committee Monthly Meetings for the Fall 2021 semester September 23, Club Hour October 21 November 18 December 9 (tentative)

Roboquín

Roboquín

Meet the CityTech Roboquín. It’s a mannequin! It’s a mannequin robot! It’s a mannequin robot fashion model! It’s a mannequin robot fashion model that can interact with people! Stay tuned for more information on this page as we make progress on this exciting project …

Society, Technology and Self

Society, Technology and Self

Choose one technological or scientific innovation from 2015 or 2016 that you think will have a long lasting and/or important impact on society (e.g. robotic limbs, Artificial Intelligence, water desalination technologies). Educate yourself about the topic by researching online resources (these include City Tech library sources as well as a number of other reliable sources that we will discuss in this class) and summarize your findings.

My Clubs

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

New Faculty Orientation 2014-2015

This is a private group for new hires participating in the New Faculty Seminar series for the 2014-2015 academic year. The members of the group are composed of the seminar leaders as well as the faculty. This group will be used as the main communication site between all participants and facilitators and as a repository for the documents made available throughout the seminar series.

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