Clair Linzey, Ph. D.

Dr. Clair Linzey has been appointed the Frances Power Cobbe Professor of Animal Theology. Her doctorate is in theology from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Before that, she gained her masters in Divinity at the same University, and then did a second masters at Harvard Divinity School. She is Deputy Director of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, and Director of the Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School. She is co-editor of the Journal of Animal Ethics published by the University of Illinois Press, and co-editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Book Series on Animals Ethics. She is also co-editor of many volumes on animal ethics and theology, including Animal Ethics for Veterinarians (University of Illinois Press, 2017), The Ethical Case Against Animal Experiments (University of Illinois Press,  2018), The Palgrave Macmillan Handbook of Practical Animal Ethics  (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics  (Routledge, 2018), and Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism (Routledge, 2018).
She is Co-Editor with Andrew Linzey of: Specialised Areas: 
  • Animal Theology
  • Animal Ethics
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Systematic Theology
  • Feminist Theology
  • Christian Moral Thought
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