Lori Gruen is the William Griffin Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University. She is also a professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and coordinator of Wesleyan Animal Studies. She is the author and editor of nine books, including "Ethics and Animals: An Introduction" (Cambridge, 2011); "Entangled Empathy" (Lantern, 2015); "Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics" (Oxford, 2012), "The Ethics of Captivity" (Oxford, 2014). She is a past editor of the leading journal of feminist philosophy, Hypatia; is a Fellow of the Hastings Center for Bioethics; a Faculty Fellow at Tufts’ Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s Center for Animals and Public Policy. Her work in practical ethics and social and political philosophy is concerned with those often overlooked: women, people of color, incarcerated people, and non-human animals.
Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching