Dr Dinesh Wadiwel


Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Dinesh is a lecturer in human rights and socio-legal studies and Director of the Master of Human Rights, with a background in social and political theory. He has had over 15 years experience working within civil society organisations, including in anti-poverty and disability rights roles.

Dinesh’s current book project explores the relationship between animals and capitalism. This builds on his monograph, The War against Animals (Leiden / Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2015). Dinesh is also involved in a project exploring the application of the United Nations Convention against Torture to the treatment of people with disability.

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