Supervisors

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

University of Technology Sydney
Summary:

Cultural representations of the Australian White Ibis; Ibis rewildings

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Senior Research Officer

RMIT University
Summary:

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

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Independent Scholar


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Animal Ethics; Animal and environmental protection

Adjunct

Griffith University
Summary:

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

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Senior Lecturer

Monash University
Summary:

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

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Professor, Sociology and Social Policy

University of Sydney
Summary:

Ethics; human rights and animal rights; non-human subjectivities; multispecies communities

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Fijn, Dr Natasha

Research Fellow

Australian National University
Summary:

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

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Lecturer in Japanese

University of Queensland
Summary:

Animal studies and literature, fairy tales, animal representations and human-animal relationships

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Coordinator

Byron Underwater Research Group
Summary:

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

Lecturer

University of New South Wales
Summary:

Animals and food; animals and art; animals in feminist theory; “tranimals” (animal inside trans-); performance

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Senior Lecturer, Filmmaking

Liverpool John Moores University
Summary:

Hybrid film forms, animals and landscape in film, posthumanism,

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Laird, Dr Tessa

Lecturer, Critical and Theoretical Studies

University of Melbourne (VCA, School of Art)
Summary:

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

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Assoc. Prof. of English /ARC Future Fellow

School of Humanities/Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

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Literature; Animal Studies; Antarctic Studies

Professor

Southern Cross University
Summary:

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

Summary:

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

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Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

University of Wollongong
Summary:

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

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Senior Lecturer
School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics

Australian National University
Summary:

The representation of animals in contemporary literature; Critical Animal Literary Studies.

Professor of Law

Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
Summary:

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

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Phillips, Dr Perdita

Independent Scholar

Summary:

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.

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Probyn-Rapsey, Fiona.  Professor
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

Tutor

University of Melbourne
Summary:

Literary animal studies; creative writing

Website/blog: Academia

Associate Professor, English Department

Tamkang University, Taiwan
Summary:

Eco-criticism; eco-film; posthumanism; animal studies; animal and plant representation in Australian literature

Associate Professor
Media & Cultural Studies

Edith Cowan University

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Summary:

Public attitudes to animal welfare in Australia; animal activists’ use of social media to advance their campaigns

Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Communication

University of Southern Queensland
Summary:

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

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Associate Professor, Film and Television Studies

Monash University
Summary:

Nonfiction screen media, animals and eco cinema

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Independent Researcher

Summary:

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

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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Senior Lecturer in History

Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies, Laikipia University, Kenya

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Ecological history of precolonial Africa, Nomadic Pastoralism, Environmental History and Political Economy of Colonialism

White, Dr Steven

Lecturer, Griffith Law School

Griffith University
Summary:

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

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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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Summary:

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

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