Contributions: Neel Ahuja
Neel Ahuja is Associate Professor in Feminist Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of Bioinsecurities: Disease Interventions, Empire, and the Government of the Species (Duke University Press, 2016). His articles have appeared in GLQ, Social Text, and PMLA, among other venues.
Contributions: Billy-Ray Belcourt
Billy-Ray Belcourt is a scholar and poet from the Driftpile Cree Nation. A Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford from 2016–17, he is currently a PhD student at the University of Alberta. Belcourt’s work has appeared in Settler Colonial Studies and Societies, among other venues. He is the author of the poetry collection This Wound Is a World, which won the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize.
Contributions: Matthew R. Calarco
Matthew R. Calarco is Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Fullerton. He is the author of Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida (Columbia University Press, 2008) and Thinking Through Animals: Identity, Difference, Indistinction (Stanford University Press, 2015).
Contributions: R. Scott Carey
R. Scott Carey is a grant writer with a PhD in Kinesiology and Health Studies from Queen’s University.
Contributions: Lauren Corman
Lauren Corman is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Brock University. She is the editor of a special issue of UnderCurrents: Journal of Critical Environmental Studies, co-editor of Animal Subjects 2.0 (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016), and the founder and former producer of the radio program Animal Voices.
Contributions: Naisargi N. Dave
Naisargi N. Dave is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto and author of Queer Activism in India: A Story in the Anthropology of Ethics (Duke University Press, 2012). Her work has appeared in Social Text, Cultural Anthropology, and Feminist Studies, among other venues. Her book in progress is titled The Social Skin: Humans and Animals in India.
Contributions: Maneesha Deckha
Maneesha Deckha is Professor and the Lansdowne Chair in Law at the University of Victoria. She is the author of numerous articles published in such journals as Ethics & the Environment, Journal of Animal Law and Ethics, Hypatia, the McGill Law Journal, and the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender. She has also contributed to a variety of edited collections in feminist legal, postcolonial, and critical animal studies.
Contributions: María Elena García
María Elena García is Associate Professor in the Comparative History of Ideas program and the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. She is the author of Making Indigenous Citizens: Identities, Development, and Multicultural Activism in Peru (Stanford University Press, 2005), with a second book, Culinary Spectacles: Gastro-Politics and
Other Tales of Race and Species in Peru, under contract with the University of California Press.
Contributions: Sharon P. Holland
Sharon P. Holland is the Townsend Ludington Term Distinguished Endowed Professor in the Department of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is author of Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity (Duke University Press, 2000) and The Erotic Life of Racism (Duke University Press, 2012). She blogs at http:// theprofessorstable.wordpress.com / and is currently working on an investigation of the human–animal distinction, and the place of discourse on blackness within that discussion.
Contributions: Samantha King
Samantha King is Professor of Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, and Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University. She is the author of Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy.
Contributions: Isabel Macquarrie
Isabel MacQuarrie is a Juris Doctor candidate at Harvard Law School with an MA in sociology from Queen’s University.
Contributions: Victoria Niva Millious
Victoria N. Millious is a PhD candidate in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University.
Contributions: Kelly Struthers Montford
Kelly Struthers Montford is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Punishment, Law and Social Theory at the University of Toronto. She received her PhD in sociology from the University of Alberta in 2017. Her work has appeared in the New Criminal Law Review, PhiloSophia, and the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, among other venues.
Contributions: Elaine M. Power
Elaine M. Power is Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University.
Contributions: H. Peter Steeves
H. Peter Steeves is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Humanities Center at DePaul University. He is the author of several books, including Animal Others: On Ethics, Ontology, and Animal Life (SUNY Press, 1999), The Things Themselves: Phenomenology and the Return to the Everyday (SUNY Press, 2006), and Beautiful, Bright, and Blinding: Phenomenological Aesthetics and the Life of Art (SUNY Press, 2017).
Contributions: Kim TallBear
Kim TallBear is Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience, and Environment in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. She is author of Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science (University of Minnesota Press, 2013) and a member of the Oak Lake Writers, a group of Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota (Oceti Sakowin) writers.
Contributions: Sunaura Taylor
Sunaura Taylor is an artist and writer based in New York City and the author of Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation (The New Press, 2017). She has written for AlterNet, American Quarterly, BOMB, the Monthly Review, Qui Parle, and Yes! magazine and has contributed to the books Ecofeminism, Defiant Daughters, Occupy!; Stay Solid; and Infinite City.
Contributions: Harlan Weaver
Harlan Weaver is Assistant Professor in the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Department at Kansas State University. He has written articles on queer intimacies in multispecies ethnography; interspecies intersectionalities in dog fighting, rescue, and training; and trans affect in GLQ, Catalyst, American Quarterly, and Somatechnics.
Contributions: Kari Weil
Kari Weil is University Professor of Letters at Wesleyan University. She is the co-editor of a special issue of Hypatia entitled “Animal Others” (Gruen & Weil, 2012) and author of Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now (Columbia University Press, 2012). Her book Horses and Their Humans in Nineteenth-Century France: Mobility, Magnetism, Meat is forthcoming.
Contributions: Cary Wolfe
Cary Wolfe is the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University and the director of 3CT: Center for Critical and Cultural Theory. While he is most prominently known for his work in animal studies and posthumanism, his research and teaching covers fields such as systems theory, pragmatism, biopolitics, and American literature and culture. He is the founding editor of the University of Minnesota Press series Posthumanities, to which he contributed the monograph What Is Posthumanism? (2010). He is the author of Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory (2003) and Before the Law: Humans and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame (2012). His latest projects are: the monograph Ecological Poetics, or, Wallace Stevens’ Birds and a special issue of Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities on “Ontogenesis beyond Complexity,” on the work of the multidisciplinary Ontogenetics Process Group, of which he is a member.