Potts, Annie. Professor
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.