Teacher Feature: Ethnobotanist Tom Carlson

Science Friday salutes a great science teacher. “Office hours are some of my favorite hours of the week,” says Tom Carlson, a medical doctor, ethnobotanist, and instructor of 1700 students annually at the University of California, Berkeley. One of Carlson’s former students, SciFri associate senior producer Christopher Intagliata, told us that Carlson’s class was the reason he got into science (listen here).

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About Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.