Since completing my PhD in 2002 I have published
in a broad range of areas which I see as all interconnected.
Although there have been a few tangents along the way there
are also some central themes which include revising social science in
light of the turn to the more-than-human, theorising a posthumanist
acount of intersectionality and contesting the intersecting
normativities of hegemonic masculinity and human exceptionalism.
My academic work is of course an inescapably political
project - just like that of everyone I expect.
As of April 2016 I am working more on my research data around food transitions and
working up ideas for research proposals and for what I hope will be my
At the moment I am most driven by understanding the
relationship between human exceptionalism and climate change, and how
responses to the environmental crisis can (and should) also entail a
radical re-imagining and re-practicing of human/animal relations.I'm a Sociologist who works at the intersection of the following areas and fields:
-Critical Animal Studies
-Sociology of Climate Change
-Sociology of Vegan Practice
-Critical Food Studies & Food Ethics
-Social Movements & Intersectionality
-Gender Studies & Ecofeminism
-Sociology of the Body
-Science & Technology Studies