Bockstal, Marlies

My PhD research focuses on purebred dog breeding practices in Aotearoa New Zealand. By drawing from key components of intersectional (eco)feminist, posthumanist and critical animal

Brooks Pribac, Dr Teya

Evolutionary thanatology, animal emotion, cognition and psyche, human-nonhuman animal relations, animal self-determination and liberation

Moore, Dr Alison

1. Linguistics research – a. counter discourses of meat consumption and factory farming b. conflation of individual and species interests of non-human animals in environmental/

Evans, Dr Brodie

My research examines discourse, law and public policy, and political activism, in relation to issues of social and criminal justice. I have a particular interest

do Campo, Fernando

I am an artist and academic, working through studio, publishing and curatorial models of production. My work investigates the histories of non-human animal introductions (particularly

Bromberg, Lev

I am a PhD Candidate at the Melbourne Law School, where I also teach the subject ‘Food Law and Policy’. My research interest is at

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McKibbin, Philip

I am a writer from Aotearoa New Zealand, of Pākehā (NZ European) and Māori (Ngāi Tahu) descent. I am a PhD candidate in the Department

Simone Lyons

Lyons, Dr Simone

Interdisciplinary scholar with interests in writing and human–animal relations, especially representations of dogs and human–dog relationships in life writing

McDonell, Dr Jennifer

Jennifer McDonell is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of School at the University of New England (Australia). Jennifer’s research interests include the perceptions of

Townend OAM, Dr Christine

Christine founded Animal Liberation in Australia in 1976 and together with Peter Singer founded (what is now called) Animals Australia in 1980.  From 1990 to

Vegan Living

Sherman, Ondine

Ondine is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Voiceless, the animal protection institute, and a life-long animal advocate, passionate about promoting respect and compassion for

Crossley, Dr Émilie

I am currently conducting a multi-sited multispecies ethnography of Ezo red foxes (Vulpes vulpes schrencki) involved in the tourism industry in Japan. This research aims

Yerbury, Dr Rachel

I have an interest in conservation and environmental psychology and human interactions with nature and animals. I have been a marine mammal rescue volunteer for

Potts, Dr Miriam

Companion animal studies; Bird-human relations in urban areas of south-eastern Australia; Printmaking (visual arts); making; creative approaches to research

Dennis, Samantha

Samantha Dennis is a jewellery and object-based artist working in Launceston, Tasmania. Her studio practice combines the traditional jewellery craft of goldsmithing with ceramics and

Eisa Hermanoff

Hermanoff, Eisa

Eisa Hermanoff is a graduate student in International Relations at the University of Lapland and a member of the Network for Critical Animal Studies in

Leth-Espensen, Marie

I am a sociologist and doctoral student at the Department of Sociology of Law at Lund University in Sweden. My research engages with the subject

Lennox, Dr Rowena

Rowena Lennox is the author of Dingo Bold: the life and death of K’gari dingoes (Sydney University Press, 2021) and Fighting Spirit of East Timor:

Moore, Dr Gina

Gina Moore has a background in fine arts (drawing, painting and sculpture) and 15 years experience as a 3D animator working mainly in the advertising

Freeman, Dr Carol

Broadly, I am interested in the representation of animals in any medium – scientific literature, film, wildlife documentaries, contemporary and historical writing, fiction and advertising.

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Schlagloth, Dr Rolf

Rolf Schlagloth is koala researchers and educator who believes in the power of the koala as a flagship species for changing the world into a

Ellie Coleman

Coleman, Dr Ellie

Ellie Coleman, Doctor of Creative Arts, University of Southern Queensland, 2021. Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours), University of Southern Queensland, 2016. Coleman is an installation

Johnstone, Shannon

I am interested in captive animals, visual culture, animals in photography, animals in art, and photography as activism.

O’Sullivan, Dr Siobhan

Siobhan is Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).  She presents a regular podcast, Knowing Animals, on all things animal and ethics

White, Dr Steven

Steven teaches and researches in the area of animal law. He uses the literature of animal law, animal ethics, regulation and animal protection policy to

Dr Muhammad Kavesh

Dr Muhammad Kavesh is an Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Research Award fellow, affiliated with the School of Culture, History, and Language, at the

Mewes, Alannah

My PhD thesis is on the representation of horses and their agency in eco feminist YA horse fiction – to simplify, addressing the unrealistic expectations

Major, Emily

Currently, Emily is researching for her PhD in Human-Animal Studies at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand (affiliated with the New Zealand Centre

van Dooren, Thom. A/Professor

Thom van Dooren is Associate Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry and the Sydney Environment Institute, University

Johnston, Professor Jay

Jay Johnston FAHA is Professor in Religion within the School of Humanities at the University of Sydney. Her research encompasses theories of human–animal relations and

Ison, Dr Jessica

Critical Animal Studies, Queer Theory, prison abolition, critical criminology, Gender Studies, Sociology, Sexual Violence Prevention

Neumark, Norie. Professor

“Working with Worms” is my current practice- based research work in progress, in collaboration with Maria Miranda. In this project, we are working with worms

mowson, lynn

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Dalzell, Dr Fiona

As a veterinary surgeon and a philosopher, I am particularly interested in the moral lives of animals. I am working on the construction of a

Borrell, Dr Sally

Sally Borrell’s work focuses on representations of animals in culture, especially postcolonial literature, with particular interests in ecocriticism, posthumanism and anthropomorphism. She is deputy editor

McKenna, Tessa

As a philosophy student, I am interested in the ethics of the human and non-human animal relationship.

Stapp-Gaunt, Andraya

I am a Maori-Dutch Ph.D. student writing about human and nonhuman connectedness. My PhD is practice-led research in creative writing with an exegesis as an

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Arcari, Dr Paula

Understanding how to challenge habitual ways of thinking and acting about nonhuman animals is the central focus of my research. I am particularly interested in

Markwell, Professor Kevin

I am interested in animal-human relations within the context of tourism and leisure; cultural histories of selected animal species; recreation and tourism impacts on herpetofauna;

Rutledge-Prior, Dr Serrin

I am currently completing a research Masters in the School of Politics and International Relations at the ANU under the supervision of Keith Dowding and

Schultz-Figueroa, Benjamin

Dr. Benjamín Schultz-Figueroa is an Assistant Professor in Film Studies at Seattle University. His research focuses on the history of scientific filmmaking, nontheatrical film, and

Horsfall, Shannon

Current undertaking PhD study with a focus on the subversion of traditional folktales and Disney fairy tales using feminist ecocritical theory. The research and creative

Russell, Dr Denise

I was the founding editor and managing editor of Animal Issues, a journal covering a wide range of topics related to human/animal interactions, now incorporated into Society

Pini, Gial

I am currently enrolled as a PhD student in an Architecture Department researching the postwar design of exhibition environments—the display of live animals in zoos,

Claudia Hirtenfelder

Hirtenfelder, Claudia

I am a PhD Candidate in Geography and Planning at Queen’s University doing research that sits at the intersections of urban political economy and environmental

Motta, Ana Paula

I am currently looking into human-animal interactions in Kimberley rock art and the effects animal had for the construction of social identity of Indigenous Australians.

Fiona De Rosa

De Rosa, Fiona

I am a PhD Candidate at UniSA and an urban planner/consultant with an interest in how companion animals are included into urban environments, and we

Narayanan, Dr Yamini

My research has two key foci: (1) the ways in which animals are enmeshed in nation-building narratives and the implications therein for those animals, and

Aiello, Dr Thomas

My animal related research focuses in particular on public manifestations of speciesism. I have written on the historical relationship between speciesism and racism in the

Deutsch, Eric A.

My research analyzes and historicizes the growth of and popular representations of the guide dog movement in the United States during the interwar period vis-à-vis

Archer-Lean, Dr Clare

I am currently looking at the shifts in animal representations in recent Australian (particularly female authored) fiction. I am interested also in the ways representations

Savvides, Nikki

Nikki is interested in the use of more ethical forms of tourism to improve the welfare and conservation of Thailand’s captive elephants.

Hall, Kate

I’m a literary studies academic and a novelist, currently working on a new manuscript (working title Sticks for Bones). This project combines research and creative

Magner, Dr Brigid

My research focuses on literary geographies, particularly in relation to Australian and New Zealand literary works. I am increasingly interested in representations of sexism and

McEwan, Dr Alexandra

I teach Equity and Trusts in CQUniversity’s undergraduate law program. My research centres on animal protection law, framed in terms of human obligations to other

Pyke, Dr Susan

Sue teaches with the University of Melbourne’s creative writing program and Indigenous studies program. Her most recent scholarly work, Animal Visions: Posthumanist Dream Writing, was

Kotzmann, Dr Jane

My research is in the area of animal rights, and in particular the potential extension of international human rights to non-human animals. I am also

Tselepy, Jessica

My primary professional interest lies in the protection of animal welfare in international law. I have worked on legal research projects for the Global Animal

Fijn, Dr Natasha

Natasha has been awarded a mid-career ARC Future Fellowship, enabling her to conduct four years of research on ‘A Multispecies Anthropological Approach to Influenza’. She

Montero, Nina

I am writing my honour’s thesis on the anthropocene, researching post-humanism, climate change and climate fiction. I am interested in protecting and conserving Australian animals

Murphy, Michelle

Michelle is an historian undertaking her PhD on the Beaumaris Zoo at Battery Point, Hobart, (1901-1921) which examines the unique narratives forged from the interactions

Parker, Christine. Professor

Professor Parker’s current research focuses on the politics, ethics and regulation of food. She is working on an ARC Discovery Project grant with Dr Gyorgy

Gadenne, Dr Donelle

Research interests: veterinary profession, veganism, critical animal studies, political sociology, sociology of professions, sociology of consumption.

Beck, Maris

Maris is researching business-based approaches to racehorse welfare, as a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney. Her academic background is in political science. She

Owen, Melody

I have been exploring animal perception and communication in my work for at least 15 years. I am continuing that research now as a PhD

Lunney, Dr Daniel

My research interests focus on zoology, wildlife ecology, and wildlife management.

Eunji, Elma

I am a panelist for animal flourishment conference and my research looks at death of dogs in Korea.

Mrva-Montoya, Dr Agata

Agata Mrva-Montoya is a lecturer in publishing. Her PhD focused on ‘cultural faunas’ of ancient Cyprus, which reflect the changing perception of various animal species

Chantelle Bayes

Bayes, Dr Chantelle

I am a creative writer and ECR working in urban ecocriticism. My recent research has been looking at human/other animal relationships in literature/creative writing.

Shaw, Rosemary

I am a PhD candidate at Griffith University. The focus of my thesis is animals who work and the potential for law reform of the

Queer Entanglements

Fraser, A/Prof Heather

Heather Fraser is an Associate Professor in Social Work at Queensland University of Technology, a career that has spanned three decades. Ten years ago, after

Allatson, Paul. A/Prof

Paul is a cultural studies scholar who has published widely in the areas of Latin@ and transamerican cultural studies, postcolonial theory, sexuality studies, media studies,

Young, Dr Tracy

Tracy Young is a lecturer with the Department of Education at Swinburne University in Melbourne with a history of continuous engagement with the early childhood

McDowall, Sonya

Sonya McDowall is a concurrent PhD and MBA candidate with an interest in animal assisted therapies. In particular: dogs and animal welfare. Her current PhD

Probyn-Rapsey, Professor Fiona

Fiona Probyn-Rapsey is Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Fiona’s research connects feminist critical race studies and Animal

Atlas, Bianka

LLM Hons, Animal Law (Lewis & Clark), MSc Childhood Studies (University of Edinburgh), BA, LLB Hons (University of Auckland)

Willing, Lauren

I am currently doing a PhD in the education and social work department, with a focus on environmental education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Specifically, I

Armstrong, Philip. Professor

My current research involves analysis of nature, and animals in particular, as expressed in cultural representations and practices, especially literature, and especially in the contexts

Simon Lumsden

Lumsden, Associate Professor Simon

Simon Lumsden is Associate Professor of philosophy. He has been a DAAD research fellow at the Free University, Berlin and held an Australian Research Council

Maxwell, Garth

Animal lover, with continued fascination for animal intelligence and how that relates to our own animality/humanity. Working on cinematic and drama projects that also include

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Celermajer, Danielle. Professor

I am interested in the following questions: How might we understand the connection between the character of ethical relationships between human and non-human animals, and

Gildfind, Dr. Helen

I am a fiction writer and see literature as a powerful, covert means to shape sociocultural conversations and individual world-views by exploring the complexity, ambiguity,

Josephine Browne

Browne, Dr Josephine

Josephine’s research focuses on sociological and literary challenges to dominant discourses obscuring violence in human relations with other animals. She is a former social welfare

Caulfield, Dr Malcolm

Malcolm Caulfield has spent most of his working life as a scientist. He qualified as a lawyer in 2002, and fairly shortly after that became

Carroll, Jeanette

I am researching the social determinants of animal rights activism. In particular, I am interested in the experiences of AR activists who fall into the

Varvaro, Kathleen

Kathleen Varvaro is PhD candidate in the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry at the University of Wollongong. Her area of interest is human conflicts

O’Dwyer, Dr Lisel

Positive training methods, ethics in horsemanship, horse training and horse husbandry, changes in human attitudes toward animals after using positive training methods, attachment to pets,

Holly Helprin

Helprin, Holly

In 2018 I completed a Bachelor of Science Majoring in Statistics and Anthropology at Macquarie University, and have previously worked in Market Research. I am

Sutton, Dr Zoei

Dr Zoei Sutton is a sociologist interested in critical, nonhuman animal-centric research. Her dissertation examined the lived experience of human-companion animal entanglements, utilising species inclusive

Le Deunff, Hélène

My research is on multi-species participation in waterworlding, with a particular interest for the study of animals participation in the management of access to drinking

Dr Kristine Hill

Hill, Dr Kris

Once upon a time I was a plant developmental biology, and before that I was employed within the equestrian industry. Today am working on my

Dillon-Murray, Angela

I have an interest in various areas including advocacy to increase veganism and improving the world for wildlife and many other areas but I had

Knights, Tiana

I am interested in the intertwined relationships between all beings on planet earth. I am finding ways to understand the dependency on each other and

Chao, Dr Sophie

I am an environmental anthropologist interested in the intersections of capitalism, ecology, Indigeneity, health, and justice in the Pacific. My theoretical thinking is inspired by

Bellamy, Desmond

Cannibalism; Animal studies; Cultural studies; Ethics Casual PETA staffer. Member of various organisations including UMAPS and Melbourne University Vegan Society Working on PhD thesis: “If you’re gonna dine

Dale, Elizabeth

Theology, literary studies, cultural history, comparative religion. Student in the Master of Divinity course, University of Divinity. Completing a doctoral thesis entitled “A Theology of

Carol Gigliotti

Gigliotti, Professor Emeritus Carol

Carol Gigliotti, PhD, is an author, artist, vegan, animal activist, and scholar whose work focuses on the impact of new technologies on animals and their

Blackman, Simone

I am finishing a PhD on the role and effectiveness of regulation in dog breeding.

Christine Winter

Winter, Dr Christine

Dr Christine Winter is a lecturer in the Department of Government & International Relations at the University of Sydney. Her research focuses at the intersection

Lis, Natalie

I am a PhD Candidate at the University of Queensland in the School of Architecture. My research is focused on human-built avian architecture. I research

Allemant, Pedro

I have been interested in animals since childhood—this connection built on my empathy and sensibility to animals along with my life.  I’m a musician artivist

Tulloch, Lynley

My PhD research focused on exploring ideologies of nature. I critically analysed the way nature is represented in specific social /historical configurations . I also

Hendershott, Dr Rebecca

Having come from a ‘hard’ science background (ecology and evolutionary biology) and then moving on to animal behavioural science (primatology) for my postgraduate degrees, I

Ralph, Iris

Areas of interest: Animals and plants in literature, Australian literature, Critical Animal Studies, Critical Plant Studies, Ecocriticism

Ciecierska-Holmes, Natalia

I am on a joint PhD program between the University of Adelaide and the University of Nottingham. I have a background in social sciences and

Travers, Cheryl

Raising the importance of protecting existing wildlife populations in local urban planning;   working collaboratively to help set-up ‘Safe Beds for Pets’ on the Central

Singer, Dr Hayley

My primary research focus is on developing and articulating a concept called the fleischgeist. To speak of the fleischgeist is to speak of a social

Kovacic, Dr Katherine

Researching animals in art;  animal mascots;  the human-animal bond. Dog training instructor.

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Harpur, Julia

I’m an undergraduate student in Fine Arts and Media & Communication at the University of Tasmania, interested in how the non-human world is represented.

Le Beau, Nellie

Nellie Le Beau is the author of the collection Inheritance,  winner of the P&W Prize for a First Book of Poetry. Nellie’s writing appears in

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Leane, Professor Elizabeth

I work at the border of English and Antarctic studies, and often bring Animal Studies into this mix. I have written, among other things, about

Chang, Darren

Darren Chang is a PhD student at the University of Sydney, in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy and Sydney Environment Institute. His current

Jane Mummery & Debbie Rodan, 2022, Imagining New Human-Animal Futures in Australia, Peter Lang, London DOI:10.3726/b15437

Rodan, A/Professor Debbie

My field of research is Media & Cultural Studies, currently I am focusing on public attitudes to animal welfare and activism using digital media for

Chen, Dr Peter

Peter Chen teaches media politics, public policy and Australian politics at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research interests focus on the relationship between media

Lascelles, Dr Reem

My interests include research into rabbits, their emotional status and their current exploitation including but not limited to meat and angora farms and slaughtering practices.

Bunting, Kate

I am a creative writing and publishing graduate student with interests in literary representations of animals, domestication and feminism.

White, Courtney

A little about me: Courtney White is a PhD student in Media and Communications at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Her research interests lie in effective

Villanueva, Dr Gonzalo

Gonzalo Villanueva conducts research in the interdisciplinary fields of history, political science, sociology, and human-animal studies. His PhD thesis ‘A Voice for Animals: The Creation, Contention,

Phillips, Dr Perdita

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

Marika Bell

Bell, Marika

I graduated from the University of Exeter’s Anthrozoology Masters program in 2016 and since I have been working in Animal Welfare as a board member

Watt, Dr Yvette

My primary research interests are in the relationship between how nonhuman animals are depicted and what this might have to say about how these animals

Victoria O'Sullivan

O’Sullivan, Victoria

I am a doctoral candidate in the School of Critical Studies, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland. Prior to focusing full-time on

De Vos, Dr Rick

Rick De Vos conducts research in anthropogenic extinction, in particular its cultural and historical significance and the way that it is articulated and practiced. He

Bennison, Dr Rod

Rod Bennison has been involved in animal protection issues since the late 1970s, from the sidelines to being deeply immersed in animal rights activism. His

A/Prof Daniel Ramp

Ramp, Associate Professor Daniel

Daniel Ramp is a conservation biologist with an interest in landscape ecology, behavioural ecology, road ecology, and wildlife-human interactions. At the core of his research

Madalynn Madigar

As a master’s student in the environmental humanities, I am interested in critical animal studies and vegan studies and their intersections in the field of

Taylor, Dr C. Scott

General research interests: human and non-human animal relationships as they make, shape, condition, use, change, and express spaces. Specific areas of interest: human-cetacean relations; human-companion

Coronel, Davita

I am a PhD candidate at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Melbourne. I am also a presenter for the animal

McKay, Dr Laura Jean

Laura Jean McKay is the author of The Animals in That Country (Scribe, 2020) and Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc. 2013), shortlisted for three national book awards

Bergmann, Dr Iris

Iris is researching thoroughbred welfare models espoused by the thoroughbred industry and by animal protection advocates. The thoroughbred industry is treated as a case study

Groizard, Justine

In my research I consider how animals and people can become entangled in social, political and emotional contention as a result of different beliefs around

Bourke, Gabriela

I am interested in the interactions between humans and animals and what these tell us about the intersection between violence toward animals and toward othered

Cardilini, Dr Adam

I am an environmental scientist working on questions related to ecology, conservation and society. I am most interested in: i) how concern for Animals informs

Wewer, Elena

MPhil student at the University of Wollongong with a particular interest in interspecies violence, ecofeminism, and the intersections between animal studies and indigenous studies.

Reijsoo, Tim

I am specializing within the field of Critical Animal Studies. I am currently writing my research master thesis in philosophy under the supervision of Dr

Josh Milburn

Milburn, Dr Josh

I am a philosopher interested in animal ethics and animal studies. At present, I am a Lecturer in Political Philosophy and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

Smaill, Dr Belinda

I am a film and screen studies scholar with an interest in nonfiction screen media, animals and eco cinema. I have numerous articles examining the

Salter, Dr Colin

Environmental sociology, critical animal studies, postcolonial studies, environmental/animal rights activism, environmental history.

Laird, Dr Tessa

I am interested in more-than-human perception, and the invocation of animal subjectivities in visual art, literature and film. Most recently I have extended Derrida’s literary

Fraser, Dr Lucy

My research looks at fairy tale retellings in Japanese and English. Having published a monograph on new versions of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid”,

Phillips, Dr Georgia Rose

I am a writer (fiction, non-fiction, poetry etc.), researcher, and teacher. My literary work, research and pedagogical methods are concerned with, and informed by animal

Koolen-Bourke, Dr Deidre

My current research interest is in examining the hegemonic processes that operate to insulate existing legal frameworks against reform and the processes by which legal

Boyde, Dr Melissa

I am the founder and chief editor of the Animal Studies Journal, and co-editor, with Fiona Probyn-Rapsey and Yvette Watt, of the Animal Publics book series published by

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Glover, Dr Michael

Michael researches in the broad field of animal history but focusses on centering animals and including their subjective experiences. His primary research interests are cattle

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

Krylova, Katya

Currently, Katya is working on her PhD thesis “More-than-human Tongues: Talking Animals and Their Agencies in Technocultural Networks.” Her research focuses on the ethical issues

Szydlowski, Dr Michelle

I am an Assistant Professor in the baccalaureate anthrozoology program at Beacon College in Florida, and a member of the University of Exeter EASE working

Carlin, Clare

PhD research: new nature writing and non-human voices in the novel; Ed. Pieced Work, digital arts publication

Williams, Professor Linda

A long-stranding research interest in human-animal relations- especially from the position of the environmental humanities , and a long publication /teaching/curatorial record in this field.

Jedzok, Dariusz

Researching the Anthropocene, evolutionary psychology, and animal cognition.