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Elan Abrell

Elan is a cultural anthropologist focusing on human-animal interactions, environmental justice, and food politics. He is assistant professor of the practice in environmental studies and coordinator of the animal studies minor at Wesleyan University. He is the author of the Gregory Bateson Prize winning book: “Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care“. He also contributed a chapter called “The Empty Promises of Cultured Meat” to the book “The Good it Promises, the Harm It Does: Critical Essays on Effective Altruism“.

Elan is vegan and has (at least) a sentiocentric moral scope. He is non-religious and has a naturalistic worldview.

Find our Sentientist Conversation here on the Sentientism YouTube and here on the Sentientism Podcast.

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