Past Award Winners

2012 Annual Critical Animal Studies Award Winners

  • Critical Animal Studies Undergraduate Paper/Project/Thesis of the Year
    Lara Drew: “Freirean Pedagogy and Activism: Radical Adult Education in the Animal Liberation Movement”
  • Critical Animal Studies Graduate Paper/Project/Dissertation of the Year
    James Stanescu: “The Abattoir of Humanity: Philosophy in the Age of the Factory Farm”
  • Critical Animal Studies Book of the Year
    Jason Hribal: Fear of the Animal Planet: The Hidden History of Animal Resistance

2011 Annual Critical Animal Studies Award Winners

  • Critical Animal Studies Undergraduate Paper of the Year
    “Animal Experimentation and the Law: Are the Laws Enough?”
    Tayler Staneff, Brock University
  • Critical Animal Studies Graduate Paper of the Year
    “Gender and Slaughter in Popular Gastronomy”
    Jovian Parry, York University
  • Critical Animal Studies Media of the Year
    Bold Native (Open Road Films 2010)
    Denis Henry Hennelly, Director
  • Critical Animal Studies Academic Book of the Year
    Animals as Biotechnology: Ethics, Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies (Earthscan 2010)
    Richard Twine, Lancaster University
  • Critical Animal Studies Activist Book of the Year
    Muzzling a Movement: The Effects of Anti-Terrorism, Law, Money, and Politics on Animal Activism (Lantern Books 2010)
    Dara Lovitz, Temple University and Drexel University

2010 Annual Critical Animal Studies Award Winners

  • Critical Animal Studies Book of the Year
    Animals in Schools: Processes and Strategies for Human-Animal Education (Purdue University Press, 2009)
    Helena Pedersen, Malmo University
  • Critical Animal Studies Media of the Year
    Skin Trade (Animal Rescue Media Education (ARME) 2010)
    Shannon Keith, Director
  • Critical Animal Studies Undergraduate Paper of the Year
    “King Kong: The Effects of Film, Imagery and Literature on Perceptions of Gorillas”
    Natalie Gilbert, Blackpool and The Fylde College
  • Critical Animal Studies Graduate Dissertation of the Year
    “The Broken Promises of Monsters: Haraway, Animals and the Humanist Legacy”
    Zipporah Weisberg, York University
  • Critical Animal Studies Faculty Paper of the Year
    “Animal Histories”
    Carla Freccero, Professor of Literature and the Director of the Center for Cultural Studies at University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Critical Animal Studies Faculty Project of the Year
    “The Effects of Development on Andean Animals”
    María Elena García, Assistant Professor, Comparative History of Ideas Program at the University of Washington