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jonas-sébastien beaudry, DPhil, is an assistant professor at the P. Allard School of Law and an associate member of the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Quebec Bar and has published Dialogues démocratiques en Amérique latine: la liberté d’expression comme droit d’accès à l’espace public (Presses de l’Université Laval, 2008). Research interests include disability studies, legal theory, human rights, and bioethics. Email:

mark bernstein, PhD, is the Joyce and Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Ethics at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. In addition to being a fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, he has published On Moral Considerability (Oxford University Press, 1998), Without a Tear (University of Illinois Press, 2004), The Moral Equality of Humans and Animals (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) as well as numerous articles on the moral status of nonhuman animals. Email:

jennifer e. brown is tutor for the Cuddesdon School of Theology and Ministry at Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, and science missioner for the Churn Benefice in the Diocese of Oxford. She is currently studying for a PhD in the psychology of religion at Coventry University. She is also an associate fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. Email:

mark causey, DPhil, is a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Liberal Studies at Georgia College and State University. Research interests include animal ethics, environmental ethics, and food ethics. Email:

keri cronin, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Visual Arts at Brock University, a founding member of the Social Justice Research Institute at Brock, and a fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. She is the cofounder (with Jo-Anne McArthur, We Animals) of The Unbound Project (, a multimedia project highlighting the role of women in animal advocacy. Her most recent book, Art for Animals (Penn State Press, 2018), explores the central role that art played in late 19th- and early 20th-century animal advocacy campaigns. Email:

rainer ebert, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa and an associate fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. Research interests include the moral status of human and nonhuman animals, consciousness, and metaphysics. Email:

sydney faught is a doctoral candidate and instructor in the Department of Philosophy at the University at Albany. Research interests include political/social philosophy, applied [End Page 118] ethics (including bioethics, animal ethics, and environmental ethics), and normative ethical theory. Email:

jason hannan, PhD, is assistant professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Communications at the University of Winnipeg. He is the editor of Philosophical Profiles in the Theory of Communication (Peter Lang, 2012) and Truth in the Public Sphere (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016). Research interests include animal ethics, medical humanities, posthumanism, and the philosophy of communication. Email:

hadas marcus is an associate fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and an active member of the Research Forum on the Human-Animal Bond at the Tel Aviv University Porter School of Environmental Studies. She is also a veteran instructor of English for Academic Purposes at Tel Aviv University and Oranim College of Education in Israel. Hadas spends much of her time writing and presenting papers on themes related to animal welfare, environmental humanities, visual culture, and ecocriticism. Email:

paul-mikhail podosky has just completed his master of arts (philosophy) at Monash University, where he examined the relationship between mereology and ontology. In February, he will commence his doctor of philosophy at the University of Melbourne. His research interests include animal ethics, social ontology, the philosophy of language, feminist theory, and epistemology. Email:

frances robinson was a practicing veterinary surgeon from 1971 to 1989, having earned a bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1971. In 2000, she graduated with a BA in philosophy and...


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