Aldemaro Romero Jr. is a scholar and higher education administrator. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, and his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Miami, Florida. He has published more than 1,000 pieces, including more than 20 books and monographs and hundreds of articles in both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed publications. His academic interests range from environmental and evolutionary biology, to marine biology, to history and philosophy of science, science communication, and higher education. He has also been involved in mass communication and art productions and has been awarded numerous grants and prizes for his research, teaching, and science communication work.
Aldemaro Romero Jr. has published in a variety of subjects including, but not limited to, cave biology, marine mammals, paleontology, environmental studies, history and philosophy of science, and higher education. He has directed, produced, written, and hosted about 2000 radio and more than 400 videos and TV shows, including award-winning nature documentaries.
I just published an article on my weekly column “Letters from Academia” about legislation that has been introduced to change the way federal agencies do their peer-review process for grants. You can read it at: http://aromerojr.net/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/1022.PeerReview.pdf Assault on peer review a new threat.
I just published and article on the life and work of archaeologist Anna Boozer of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences-Baruch College. She talks about her field work in Middle East Roman era. You can read it at: http://aromerojr.net/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/1021.Boozer.pdf Boozer Shows How Archaeologists Do Their Work.
I just published an article for my weekly column “Letters from Academia.” It is about why many institutions of higher education fail. You can read it at: http://aromerojr.net/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/1020.Failure.pdf When institutions of higher ed fail.