Australasian Animal Studies Association

Wadiwel, Associate Professor Dinesh

Associate Professor in Human Rights and Socio-legal Studies

University of Sydney

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Dinesh is an Associate Professor in human rights and socio-legal studies, with a background in social and political theory. Dinesh is author of The War against Animals (Brill, 2015) and the forthcoming monograph Animals and Capital (Edinburgh UP, 2023). He is co-editor, with Matthew Chrulew of Foucault and Animals (Brill 2016) and co-editor of Animals in the Anthropocene: Critical Perspectives on Non-Human Futures (Sydney UP, 2016). In addition to his work in animal studies, Dinesh is also engaged with disability rights scholarship, including recently in commissioned research for the Disability Royal Commission


Monograph: The War Against Animals. Brill, 2015.

Monograph: Animals and Capital. Edinburgh University Press, 2023.

Edited Collection: Foucault and Animals Brill 2016

Edited Collection: Animals in the Anthropocene: Critical Perspectives on Non-Human Futures, Sydney UP, 2016,the%20categorisation%20of%20geological%20eras.