Lisa is an activist and academic who specialises in anymal and environmental ethics. She was an associate professor of philosophy and religion at Montana State University Billings until she retired in 2020 to found and lead the educational, vegan umbrella organization, Tapestry. Lisa is the author or editor of ten books including Animals and World Religions. She has also written over 100 articles and book chapters. Lisa coined the term anymal as a "correct" term for non-human animals.
In her book, In Search of Consistency, she said " We have extended ethics outward from self to family to community to all of humanity. We are now called to extend moral consideration to other species."
Lisa grants moral consideration to all sentient beings and is vegan. She doesn't publicly disclose her epistemological worldview.