People

The HARN research team consists of staff and student from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Sydney Law School, as well as Associates from across Australia and overseas.

HARN aims to promote cross-disciplinary dialogue within the university and between the university and community groups, international human animal studies organizations and other Australian University based organizations.

HARN Member

Role

Joined

Faculty

Key Research Terms

Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

Co-Convenor

 

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

Feminist animal studies, intersectional approaches, dingo, cultural politics of species eradications

Dinesh Wadiwel

Co-Convenor

 

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

political theory, rights, biopolitics, critical race.

Celeste Black

Executive

2011

Law

animal protection law, animal welfare standards, fish, climate law

Chris Degeling

Executive

2011

VeLim

Ethics, Public Health, human-animal interactions,

Anne Fawcett

Executive

2011

Vet Sciences

 

Phil McManus

Staff

2011

Geosciences

Thoroughbreds, human-animal relations, place, media

Bronwen Morrell

 

Executive

(Pgrad S. convenor)

2012

VeLim

 

Adele Haythornthwaite

Associate

2012

Biological Sci

 

Adelle Lloyd

Associate

2012

Sentient

 

Agata Mrva-Montoya

Staff

2011

SUP

archaeology, animals in ancient art, Cyprus, cultural fauna, zooarchaeology

Alexandra Hankinson

Postgraduate

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

 

Anthony Podberscek

Associate

2011

Vet Science (Cambridge)

Anthrozoology

Amanda Whitford

Associate

2011

Law (Uni of Hong Kong)

Animal Law, protection

Bidda Jones

Associate

2011

Vet Science (RSPCA Chief Scientist)

animal protection, animal welfare

Bethany Hender

Postgraduate

2012

Law

production animals
 deliberative democracy
transparency/accountability;  industrialised cruelty

Bry Hutchinson

Postgraduate

2013

VeLim

 

Cheryl Travers

Postgraduate

2012?

VeLim

Animals in disasters; Ethics
Companion animals and human health; Urban wildlife

Christopher Neff

Staff

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

shark, shark bite, emotions, marine, environmental public policy

Christine Townend

Postgraduate

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

Animal rights poetry, animal rights strategy and politics.

Dan Lunney

Staff

2014

Biological Sci

wildlife research and conservation; Australian native mammals; history of zoological ideas; ethical use of animals.

David Brooks

Associate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

 

David Raubenheimer

Staff

2013

Charles PerkC

 

David Schlosberg

Staff

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

Environmental justice, ecological justice, environmental political theory, food politics, environmental movement strategies

Deborah Bird Rose

Associate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci
University of UNSW

Extinction studies, Environmental humanities

Diane Van Rooys

Postgraduate

2012

Vet Science

dogs, behaviour, genetics, separation distress

Joanne Righetti

Associate

2012

Vet Sci

Human-animal relationships; Dog & cat behaviour & problems; Communication on pets (topical companion animal issues); Working canines

Esther Berry

Associate
Alumni

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

 

Dr Hsu Yuying

Associate

2011

Veterinary Medicine, (National Taiwan University)

 

Michelle Hyde

Staff

2011

Vet Sci

horse rider interface, rider perceptions, communication, extension, education), communication and extension

Iris Bergmann

Postgraduate

2012

Geosciences

sustainability, horse racing, animal welfare concepts, systems thinking

James Serpell

Associate

2011

Vet Sciences

(University of Pennsylvania)

dogs, cats, animal welfare, human-animal interactions. 

Janet Laurence

Associate

2012

Artist

 

Jay Johnston

Staff

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

philosophy, religion, transpecies identity; deer

 

Jenni Hood

Associate

 

2014

Vet Sci

animal welfare and ethics; regulatory compliance; horse-racing;live export

Julia Kindt

Staff

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

Human/Animal Distinction, History of;  Historiography of in Antiquity and in Western Critical Discourse; in Religion; Aristotle;  Agamben;  Derrida

Greg Murrie

Postgraduate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

animal rights, animal liberation; antivivisectionism and vegetarianism;  Esotericism, evolutionary theories

Glenn Albrecht

 

Associate

2011

 

Sustainability
University of Western Australia

Kane Race

Staff

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

 

Kathy Belov

Staff

2013

Vet Sci

Tasmanian devil, koala, marsupial, monotreme, comparative genomics, conservation

Katherine Van Ekert

Associate

2012

Vet Sci

 

Linda Birke

Associate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci
University of Chester (UK)

Feminist science studies, animal studies

Lucy Taylor

Postgraduate

2013

Sciences

biodiversity, urbanisation, ecology, wellbeing

Leonardo Valenzuela

Postgraduate

2013

Geosciences

 

Lesley Hawson

Postgraduate

2012

Vet Sci

Horses, equitation science, learning: theory and applied,  equine welfare

Lydia Tong

Staff

2014

Vet Science

Human-animal violence, veterinary forensics, comparative pathology

Maddi Boyd

Postgraduate

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

Equine/horse studies Multispecies Aesthetics (or Art)

Critical Studies (or STS) Sculpture, Performance & Installation (SPI) Art

Malcolm France

Associate

2011

Vet Science

Veterinary pathology, Laboratory animal science, Laboratory animal care and management,  Applied ethics of animal research

Matthew

Chrulew

2011

Arts/Soc Sci Curtin University

Environmental Humanities, Extinction studies

Mike Michael

Staff

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

animal futures, distributed animals, speculative method

Melissa Starling

Postgraduate

2012

Vet Sci

dogs, animal welfare, animal emotion, animal-human interactions

Melanie Boot

Postgraduate

2012

Vet Sci

 

Melanie Rock

Associate

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

Critical public health, veterinary social work, medical anthropology, animal publics

Nerida Sweet

Postgraduate

2013

Vet Sci

Animal Welfare and Behaviour, Animal Law, Bioethics, Animal Health and Disease.

Nikki Savvides

Associate
Alumni

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

animal/eco tourism, horse, elephant, ecofeminism, ethnography

Paul McGreevy

Staff

2011

Vet Sci

Animal training, animal husbandry, animal welfare science, domestic animal behaviour

Peter Chen

Staff

2013

Arts/Soc Sci

Animal welfare; Public policy; Policy processes; Social movements

Peter Sankoff

Associate

2012

Law (Uni of Alberta, Canada)

Animal Protection, Animal Law,

Peter Hobbins

Associate

Alumni

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

snakes , vivisection,museum specimens , more-than-human history

Puja Ladva

Postgraduate

2013

Business School

 

Rachel Carr

Postgraduate

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

Feminist Science and Technology Studies, Human-Animal Studies, Xenotransplantation, Pigs

Teja Pribac Brooks

Postgraduate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

trans-species psychology, animal self-determination, animal grief

Rick Shine

Staff

2012

Biological Sci

 

Rob Irvine

Staff

2012

VeLim

Nonhuman animals in bioethical thought, archeology/genealogy, animal research ethics, 'Ag-Gag' law and moral ignorance.

Robert Garner

Associate

2012

Arts/Soc Sci, Uni of Leicester (UK)

Animal rights theories. Moral political theory

Robyn Moore

Postgraduate

2012

Arts/Soc Sci

 

Rosemary Elliot

Associate

2012

Vet Sci

sentience', 'human animal bond', 'protection' and 'factory farming'

Rowena Braddock

Associate

Alumni

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

Zoopoetics; Derrida; Animot/Animaux; Feminist Critical Animal Studies; Taxidermy; and Comparative Literature

Sarah Whatmore

Associate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci (Oxford)

More than human, knowledge controversies, hybrid geographies

Siobhan O’Sullivan

Associate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci (UNSW)

Animal protection, animal rights, politics of visibility

Susan Thomas

Staff

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

Non-Research

Thom van Dooren

Associate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

Environmental Humanities, Extinction studies

Tess Lea

Staff

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

Technology-human/other interfaces; policy ecology

Venetia Robinson

Postgraduate

2011

Arts/Soc Sci

popular culture, spirituality, human-animal studies, and otherness

Jane Johnson

Staff

2015

Vet Science

Philosophy, applied ethics, animal experimentation