Potts, Annie. Professor

Potts, Annie. Professor
Potts, Annie. Professor

Professor and Cultural Studies Programme Coordinator, English and Cultural Studies, School of Humanities and Creative Arts

University of Canterbury

Professor Annie Potts is Cultural Studies Programme Coordinator and Co-Director of the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies at Canterbury University, Aotearoa New Zealand. She is the author of The Science/Fiction of Sex: Feminist Deconstruction and the Vocabularies of Heterosex (Routledge 2002) and Chicken (Reaktion, 2012); co-author (with Philip Armstrong and Deidre Brown) of A New Zealand Book of Beasts: Animals in Our Culture, History and Everyday Life (AUP 2013) and, with Donelle Gadenne, of Animals in Emergencies: Learning from the Christchurch Earthquakes (CUP 2014); and editor of ‘Feminism, Psychology and Nonhuman Animals’ (2010, Feminism & Psychology) and Meat Culture (Brill 2016). Annie teaches human-animal studies, popular culture, gender and sexual studies and horror genre studies.

Annie is a member of  First Strike New Zealand, a group researching and combating the link between social violence and animal abuse.

Vegan/vegetarian studies; Meat Culture; Chickens; Possums; Cultural construction of pests; Animals in horror film; Helping animals in disasters
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