Dr. Catherine Duxbury
London School of Economics and Political Science
Critical animal studies, feminism, animal experiments, STS, environmental sociology
Dr Duxbury is a Fellow within the LSE100 Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She received her PhD in Sociology at the University of Essex in 2017 where they were given the Don Pike Award for the best first time graduate teaching assistant. Catherine has published in a number peer-reviewed academic journals including Historical Sociology and The Journal for Critical Animals Studies. Her latest publication is a book for Routledge’s Solving Social Problems series, entitled Science, Gender and the Exploitation of Animals in Britain Since 1945. Dr Duxbury is currently researching about the use of AI in the control and surveillance of farm animals.
Dr Duxbury is also a committed educator and is dedicated to implementing multispecies critical and feminist pedagogical practices in her teaching. She has recently been given the LSE’s Best Class Teacher award of 2021/2022!
- Duxbury, C (2021). Science, Gender and the Exploitation of Animals in Britain Since 1945. London: Routledge (Part of the Solving Social Problems series edited by Bonnie Berry).
- Duxbury, C (2019). Of Monkeys, Men and Menstruation: Gendered Dualisms and the Absent Referent in Mid‐Twentieth Century British Menstrual Science. Journal of Historical Sociology, 32: 94– 107. https://doi.org/10.1111/johs.12218
- Duxbury, C (2019). Property, Pain and Pastoral Power: Animal Experimentation and the Review of the 1876 Cruelty to Animals Act, 1947-1965, Journal for Critical Animal Studies, 16 (2): 30-33.
- Duxbury, C & Samson, C (2022) Our meat obsession is destroying the planet – the solution is to change how we see animals. The Conversation.
- Duxbury, C (2020). Intersectional Discrimination: COVID-19, Racism and Speciesism. Cost of Living; available at: https://www.cost-ofliving.net/intersectional-discrimination-intersectional-discrimination-covid-19-racism-and-speciesism/
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