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Chief Executive Officer – Dr Dan Lyons: former Campaigns Director of animal protection group Uncaged; awarding-winning animal advocate and political scientist; Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield. Member of Ireland’s National Committee for the Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes. Click here for a list of Dan’s publications, conference papers and awards.

Research Committee

Dr Dan Lyons

Professor Robert Garner: Department of Politics and International Relations,University of Leicester; a leading expert on animals, politics and ethics; books include Animals, Politics and Morality (2nd edn, Manchester University Press, 2004) and A Theory of Justice for Animals (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)

Dr Alasdair Cochrane: Lecturer in Political Theory, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield; author of An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and Animal Rights Without Liberation (Columbia University Press, 2012)


Jeremy Chipperfield: Barrister specialising in immigration, asylum, human rights cases, and in professional regulation; Assistant Deputy Coroner; Lecturer in Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of North London; founding member, director and trustee of the Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare.

Angela Roberts: co-founded Uncaged in 1993 and CASJ in 2011; one of the UK’s longest standing and most experienced animal protection campaigners.

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