Supervisors

Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of Technology Sydney

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Cultural representations of the Australian White Ibis; Ibis rewildings

Website/blog: Staff Profile
Arcari, Dr Paula

Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow

Edge Hill University, UK
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Mundane and normalised practices involving animals and the temporal and spatial sites in which they occur.

Senior Lecturer, English Literature

University of the Sunshine Coast

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Animal representations in recent Australian (particularly female authored) fiction; dingo representations and wild life management practice

Website/blog: Staff Profile

Independent Scholar


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Animal Ethics; Animal and environmental protection

Adjunct

Griffith University
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Human/animal ethics and aesthetics in films studies; representations of human/animal evolution

Website/blog: Staff Profile

Senior Lecturer

Monash University
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Child and animal relationships; the role of the animal in early childhood educational settings; animals and tourism; posthuman theory

Website/blog: Staff Profile

Professor, Sociology and Social Policy

University of Sydney
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Ethics; human rights and animal rights; non-human subjectivities; multispecies communities

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Chrulew, Dr Matthew

Senior Research Fellow

Writing and Cultural Studies, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Curtin University
Website/blog: Further publications

Australian Anthropological Society’s 2020 Postdoctoral Fellow

Australian National University

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Fijn, Dr Natasha

Research Fellow

Australian National University
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Animal studies, visual anthropology, observational film, eco-humanities, etho-ethnography/ethno-ethology, animal domestication, Mongolia, cross-cultural perceptions and attitudes towards other animals.

Website/blog: Staff Profile

Course Coordinator of Master of Social Work Program

Queensland University of Technology

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Heather Fraser is a critical social worker who uses visual methods and narrative research in the areas of violence and abuse (humans and animals), oppression and privilege, community organising and service delivery.

Adjunct Lecturer

Southern Cross University
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The rights of nature; decolonizing non-human – human interactions.

Casual academic

Australian National University

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Lecturer

University of New South Wales
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Animals and food; animals and art; animals in feminist theory; “tranimals” (animal inside trans-); performance

Website/blog: Staff Profile
Laird, Dr Tessa

Lecturer, Critical and Theoretical Studies

University of Melbourne (VCA, School of Art)
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The cultural history of bats; animal art theory and criticism (colour theory, human-animal relations, theory for the Anthropocene, decolonisation); animal language; plant sentience; more-than-human perception

Website/blog: Staff Profile
Leane, Professor Elizabeth

Professor of English and Associate Dean Research

School of Humanities, College of Arts, Law and Education, University of Tasmania

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Literature; Animal Studies; Antarctic Studies

Doctoral Student

Lund University

Professor

Southern Cross University
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Social construction of non-human animals through tourism and leisure

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Deputy Head of School, School of Arts

University of New England, NSW
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Research interests include the perceptions of animals in nineteenth-century Britain, and human and animal studies as a discipline

Website/blog: Staff profile

Lecturer in Law
School of Business and Law

CQUniversity Australia
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Australia’s animal protection regime.
The protection of domesticated animals as a socio-legal problem.

Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

University of Wollongong
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Linguistics research –
counter discourses of meat consumption and factory farming. The conflation of individual and species interests of non-human animals in environmental/ ecological discourses

Senior Lecturer in International and Community Development

Deakin University

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Cattle trafficking and cattle industries in India; livestock industries; biopower; animals and urbanisms/urban planning

Website/blog: Staff Profile

Senior Researcher, School of Social & Policy Studies

Flinders University

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Positive training, operant conditioning for companion, zoo, farm animals; animals and public health; impact and human control/management of introduced species; attitudes toward and policies on urban animals.

Website/blog: Staff Profile
O’Sullivan, Dr Siobhan

Senior Lecturer

University of New South Wales

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Animal welfare policy; Environmental ethics. Siobhan presents a regular podcast, Knowing Animals, on all things animal and ethics related.

Professor of Law

Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
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Animal welfare regulation; Free range and higher animal welfare labelling; the politics, ethics and regulation of food.

Website/blog: Staff Profile
Phillips, Dr Perdita

Independent Scholar


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Animals in contemporary art; interactions between human and nonhuman worlds; animals in science; critical natural histories; animal vocalisation and bioacoustics

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Potts, Annie. Professor

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

University of Canterbury

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Co-Director of the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies at Canterbury University, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Website/blog: Staff Profile
Probyn-Rapsey, Professor Fiona
School of Humanities and Social Inquiry, University of Wollongong

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Fiona’s research connects feminist critical race studies and Animal studies, examining where, when and how gender, race and species intersect.

Website/blog: Academia
Pyke, Dr Susan

Teacher/Researcher

University of Melbourne

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Sue teaches at the University of Melbourne, writes in a range of genres and also provides editorial and research services.

Website/blog: Academia

Associate Professor, English Department

Tamkang University, Taiwan
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Eco-criticism; eco-film; posthumanism; animal studies; animal and plant representation in Australian literature

Honorary Associate Professor in Media & Cultural Studies

Edith Cowan University

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My current research focus on public attitudes to animal welfare identifies and maps recent shifts in the Australian imaginary and public sphere around human and animal relations.

Website/blog: www.debbierodan.net

Head of School, School of Creative Arts

University of Southern Queensland
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Animals in live performance; Animals and eco tourism; Wildlife conservation

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Subject Coordinator, tutor and supervisor

University of Melbourne

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Creative writing; Ecofeminism; Human-Animal studies

Website/blog: Academia

Associate Professor, Film and Television Studies

Monash University
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Nonfiction screen media, animals and eco cinema

Website/blog: Staff Profile

Independent researcher


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Human-cetacean relations; companion animal relations; the spaces of opposition regarding human-nonhuman animal relations; the ecology of wisdom; multi-species education; interspecies ethics

Lecturer

The University of the South Pacific
van Dooren, Thom. A/Professor

Associate Professor, ARC Future Fellow

University of Sydney

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Environmental Philosophy; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Ethics; Conservation and Extinction; Wildlife Management; Birds (esp. Corvids)

Website/blog: thomvandooren.org
Wadiwel, Dr Dinesh

Senior Lecturer, Human Rights and Socio-legal Studies

University of Sydney

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Sovereignty and the nature of rights, violence, race and critical animal studies.

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White, Dr Steven

Senior Lecturer, Griffith Law School

Griffith University
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Animal protection ethics, law and policy.
Environmental law with a focus on wild animal protection.
Regulatory studies and protection of animals.

Website/blog: Staff Profile

Program Director, Bachelor of Health Sciences

University of South Australia

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The intersections of human and animal leisure; Pets, health and older people

Lecturer

Swinburne University of Technology

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Connections and disjunctions of child/animal relations; animals and early childhood education; ecological justice

Website/blog: Staff Profile