CfHAS Members

Professor Claire Parkinson

Claire is Professor of Culture, Communication and Screen Studies and Co-Director of the Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS).

Dr Richard Twine

Dr Richard Twine

Co-Director

Richard is Reader in Sociology and Co-Director of the Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS).

Dr Paula Arcari

Dr Paula Arcari

Leverhulme Trust Post-doctoral Fellow

Paula is a Leverhulme ECR Fellow located within the Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS).

Dr Claire Blennerhassett

Claire is a Lecturer in Nutrition and Health, and a CfHAS member.

Dr. Brett Mills

Dr. Brett Mills

Creative Arts

Brett is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Arts and a CfHAS member.

Dr Victoria Foster

Dr Victoria Foster

Social Sciences

Victoria is a Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences and a CfHAS member.

Graham Bloor

Graham Bloor

Accountancy

Graham is a Senior Lecturer in Accountancy, a CfHAS member and a PhD researcher.

Hannah Parathian

Dr. Hannah Parathian

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Hannah works with Professor Claire Parkinson on the AHRC funded project, ‘Multi-species storytelling’.

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Dr. David Gould

Post-doctoral Research Assistant

Dave is a research assistant working on three CfHAS projects: dangerous dogs, a book project on animal activism and film, and the multispecies network.

Kerri Waters

Kerri Waters

PhD Researcher

Kerri is a PhD researcher and CfHAS member. Her project is externally funded by the charity VIVA.

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Cameron Dunnett

PhD researcher/GTA

Cameron is a PhD researcher, GTA and CfHAS member.

Abi Masefield

Abi Masefield

PhD researcher

Abi is an advisor to the EU development section and a CfHAS PhD researcher.

Katherine Jones

Katherine Jones

PhD Researcher

Katherine is a PhD researcher in Health and a CfHAS member.

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Bianca Friedman

PhD Researcher

Bianca is a PhD Researcher, GTA and CfHAS member. Her project is entitled ‘The construction of the equine point of view: strategies and implications of film representation of equine characters’.

Associates:

Professor Jody Berland: (CfHAS Visiting Professor 2017-2020)

Dr Luke Blazejewski (Independent scholar)

Dr Tobias Linne (Lund University)

Dr Donelle Gadenne (Winchester University & CfHAS Graduate)

Dr Helena Pedersen (Stockholm University)

Dr Karynn Capilé (Visiting PhD student 2017)

Dr Naomi Griffin (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Dr Lara Herring (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Dr Eva Marie Lindahl (CfHAS Graduate)

CfHAS Advisory Board

The CfHAS Advisory Board is a non-voting informal body. The main role of the Board is to:

  • Advise on the direction of the Centre’s priorities to ensure that they harmonise with, support, work with and/or otherwise complement those of partner groups, networks, centres and other Human Animal Studies initiatives.
  • Provide insights on key Human Animal Studies developments and events.
  • Advise on priority issues and how best the Centre should engage with these.
  • Propose and advise, where appropriate, on funding opportunities that the Centre should pursue.

CfHAS Advisory Board members:

Professor Steve Baker (Emeritus Professor of Art History, UCLAN)

Dr Rod Bennison (Chair, Minding Animals International)

Professor Erica Fudge (University of Strathclyde; Director, British Animal Studies Network)

Kim Stallwood (European Director, Animals and Society Institute; Executive Director, Minding Animals International)

Dr Tom Tyler (University of Leeds)