Thiele teaches political theory and serves as Director of
Sustainability Studies at the University of Florida. His
interdisciplinary research focuses on sustainability issues and the
intersection of political philosophy and the natural sciences. His
central concerns are the responsibilities of citizenship and the
opportunities for leadership in a world of rapid technological, social,
and ecological change.
In Fall 2013, Professor Thiele is teaching IDS 2154, Facets of Sustainability, the gateway course to the Minor and the Major in Sustainability Studies. He is also teaching a graduate seminar in Environmental Political Thought. His office hours for the Fall semester are Wednesday 3-5 P.M. in 302 Anderson Hall.
In Spring 2014, Professor Thiele is teaching the Capstone Course for the Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies, IDS 4942, Sustainability in Action.
of Political Science
302 Anderson Hall
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117325
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7325
Tel. (352) 273-2380