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Scott Hurley is Assistant Professor of Religion and Paideia at Luther College, the ICAS Asia Representative, and on the Board of the Northeast Iowa Humane Society.  He teaches courses on religion, ethics, and animal rights. He is a scholar of Asian religions whose research interests include the intersection of oppressions, human-nonhuman animal relations, and the application of Buddhist and Hindu religious concepts to animal liberation issues. Currently he is creating a graphic narrative that focuses on the problems of puppy mills, working on an article entitled “A Buddhist Response to the Exploitation of Nonhuman Animals in Capitalist Cultures,” and contributing an entry to Lexikon der Mensch/Tiere-Beziehungen on Buddhism and Nonhuman animals.

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