The quarter is in full swing, which means that teaching has completely absorbed my time and energy. Amazingly, the class has remained full and the students for the most part all seem engaged. It is so exciting to hear their ideas about the readings and watch as their thoughts shift and evolve with the material [...]
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I’ve had some requests from a number of readers now to talk a bit more about my dissertation research. So I thought I’d give you an update on where I am in the process. I spent the late-spring/early summer trying to gain access to small-scale dairy farms in the area. I focused on mostly the [...]
The work I’ve chosen to do—confronting the exploitation of anymals in the food system—is perhaps one of the most depressing subjects I could have chosen to dedicate my life to. When I first started down this path, my mom said to me, “Couldn’t you choose something a little less overwhelming and depressing? This is just [...]