Animal Studies

Our Faculty

    • NAME

      Romi Lynn Burks

    • TITLE

      Professor of Biology

    • Specialty

      Aquatic ecology, wetland science, apple snails, invertebrate biology and CHOCOLATE

    • NAME

      Fay Guarraci

    • TITLE

      Professor of Psychology

    • Specialty

      Drugs of Abuse, Sexual Motivation and Fertility

    • NAME

      Patrick Hajovsky

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of Art History

    • Specialty

      Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America

    • NAME

      Alison Kafer

    • TITLE

      Professor of Feminist Studies

    • Specialty

      Disability Studies, Feminist and Queer Theory, Environmental Studies, Reproductive Justice

    • NAME

      Joshua Long

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

    • Specialty

      Urban Studies, Environmental Politics and Policy, Sustainable Food and Agriculture, Spatial Theory and Place-Based Studies, Sustainability Discourses

    • NAME

      Laura Hobgood

    • TITLE

      Professor of Religion

    • Specialty

      Animals in the history of the Christian tradition; human-dog history; contemporary religious-ethical issues related to other-than-human animals; religion and ecology; environmental studies; Ecofeminism; human-animal studies; alternative religious experiences (i.e. cycling as religion)

    • NAME

      Melissa Johnson

    • TITLE

      Professor of Anthropology

    • Specialty

      Topical: Nature, the non-human and the human; Race and Racism; Environment; Conservation; Development Social Theory; Environmental History; Tourism; Gender. Area: Belize; Caribbean; U.S.-Mexico Borderlands; Central Texas

    • NAME

      Ben Pierce

    • TITLE

      Professor of Biology

    • Specialty

      Ecology, evolution, genetics of amphibians