Author Archives: Lori Gruen

  1. Should Animals Have Rights?


    January 17, 2014 by Lori Gruen

    In December, the Nonhuman Rights Project filed writs of habeas corpus for four chimpanzees living in NY.  The cases were dismissed, …
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  2. Respecting Animals


    October 19, 2013 by Lori Gruen

    I was part of a symposium hosted by the NYU Animal Studies Initiative and the Philosophy Department to discuss new directions in …
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  3. Commodity Compassion and Chipotle’s “The Scarecrow” Viral Ad

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    September 21, 2013 by Lori Gruen

    So much has already been written about the beautiful, dystopian advertisement that Chipotle put out last week.  In case you …
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  4. Welcome Animal!

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    September 15, 2013 by Lori Gruen

    For the last three summers, Wesleyan Animal Studies has hosted a lively group of scholars for six-weeks as Animals and Society (ASI)-Wesleyan …
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