Dale, Elizabeth

Masters student, University of Divinity
Associate Fellow, Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics


Theology, literary studies, cultural history, comparative religion. Student in the Master of Divinity course, University of Divinity. Completing a doctoral thesis entitled “A Theology of Animal Beauty”.

Specific scholarly interests include: animal theology; the place and treatment of non-human animals in varying religious traditions; changing understandings of animals across cultures and historical periods; the representation of animals in poetry, film, fine art; and the aesthetics of animals.

Animal-related Activities/Advocacy Interests: Farm- and working-animal welfare, including live export; ethical food production; animals as “raw materials” and research subjects; animal abuse and neglect (particularly concerning farm animals).