Publications

Books

Wrenn, C. L. ~2019. Piecemeal Protest: Animal Rights in the Age of Nonprofits. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Wrenn, C. L.  2016.  A Rational Approach to Animal Rights:  Extensions in Abolitionist Theory.  London, UK:  Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Toward a Vegan Feminist Theory of the State.” Pp. 201-230, in Animal Oppression and Capitalism, edited by D. Nibert. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Press.

Wrenn, C. L. 2015. “Human Supremacy, Post-Speciesist Ideology, and the Case for Anti-Colonialist Veganism.” Pp. 55-70, in Animals in Human Society, edited by D. L. Moorehead.  Lanham, MD:  University Press of America/Hamilton Books.

Wrenn, C. L. 2015. “The Weight of Veganism.” Pp. 164-165, in The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in the Age of Terror, edited by Laura Wright. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Free-Riders in the Nonprofit Industrial Complex: The Problem of Flexitarianism.” Society & Animals 26. Online first.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “College Student Literacy of Food Animal Slaughter in the United States.” International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food 24 (2): 215-228.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “How to Help When It Hurts? Think Systemic.” Animal Studies Journal 7 (1): 149-179.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Pussy Grabs Back. Bestialized Sexual Politics and the Intersectional Failure in the Protest Posters for the 2017 Women’s March.” Feminist Media Studies. Online first.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Trump Veganism: A Political Survey of American Vegans in the Era of Identity Politics.” Societies 7 (4): 32.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Fat Vegan Politics: A Survey of Fat Vegan Activists’ Online Experiences with Social Movement Sizeism.” Fat Studies 6 (1): 90-102.

Wrenn, C. L.  2017.  “Skeptics and the ‘White Stuff’:  Promotion of Cows’ Milk and Other Nonhuman Animal Products in the Skeptic Community as Normative Whiteness.”  Relations:  Beyond Anthropocentrism 5 (1): 73-81.

Wrenn, C. L. 2016. “Social Movement Prostitution: A Case Study in Nonhuman Animal Rights Activism and Vegan Pimping.” Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity 4(2): 87-99.

Wrenn, C. L. and M. Lutz. 2016. “White Women Wanted?  An Analysis of Gender Diversity in Social Justice Magazines.” Societies 6 (2): 1-18.

Wrenn C. L. 2016 “An Analysis of Diversity in Nonhuman Animal Rights Media.” Journal for Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 29 (2): 143-165.

Wrenn, C. L., J. Clark, M. Judge, K. Gilchrist, D. Woodlock, K. Dotson, R. Spanos, and J. Wrenn.  2015.  “The Medicalization of Nonhuman Animal Rights: Frame Contestation and the Exploitation of Disability.” Disability & Society 30 (9): 1307-1327.

Wrenn, C. L.  2014.  “Abolition Then and Now:  Tactical Comparisons between the Human Rights Movement and the Modern Nonhuman Animal Rights Movement in the United States.”  Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Ethics 27 (2): 177-200.

Wrenn, C. L.  2014.  “Fifty Shades of Oppression:  Unexamined Sexualized Violence against Women and Other Animals.”  Relations:  Beyond Anthropocentrism 2 (1):  135-139.

Wrenn, C. L.  2013.  “Nonhuman Animal Rights, Alternative Food Systems, and the Non-Profit Industrial Complex.”  Phaenex:  Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture 8 (2):  209-242.

Wrenn, C. L.  2013.  “The Role of Professionalization Regarding Female Exploitation in the Nonhuman Animal Rights Movement.”  Journal of Gender Studies 24 (2): 131-146.

Wrenn, C. L. and R. Johnson.  2013.  “A Critique of Single-Issue Campaigning and the Importance of Comprehensive Abolitionist Vegan Advocacy.”  Food, Culture & Society 16 (4):  651-668.

Wrenn, C. L.  2013.  “Resonance of Moral Shocks in Abolitionist Animal Rights Advocacy:  Overcoming Contextual Constraints.” Society & Animals 21 (4):  379-394.

Wrenn, C. L.  2012.  “Applying Social Movement Theory to Nonhuman Rights Mobilization and the Importance of Faction Hierarchies.”  Peace Studies Journal 5 (3):  27-44.

Wrenn, C. L.  2012.  “The Abolitionist Approach:  Critical Comparisons and Challenges within the Animal Rights Movement.”  Interface:  A Journal for and about Social Movements 4 (2):  438-458.

Wrenn, C. L.  2011.  “Resisting the Globalization of Speciesism:  Vegan Abolitionism as a Site for Consumer-Based Social Change.”  Journal for Critical Animal Studies 9(3):  9-27.

Book Reviews

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “The New Sociology of Species and Media: A Review.” Media, Culture & Society 40 (2): 307-310.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Review. Breeze Harper. 2014. Scars: A Black Lesbian
Experience in Rural White New England. Sense Publishers.” Feminist Spaces 3 (1): 124-126.

Wrenn, C. L. 2016. “Review of Our Children and Other Animals.” Between the Species 19(1): 2010-2014.

Wrenn, C. L.  2015.  “Review of Animal Oppression & Human Violence: Domesecration, Capitalism, and Global Conflict.” Between the Species 18 (1): 112-115.

Theses

Wrenn, C. L. 2016. Professionalization, Factionalism, and Social Movement Success:  A Case Study on Nonhuman Animal Rights Mobilization (Doctoral dissertation). Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Wrenn, C. L.  2008.  Powerlessness and Pollution in Alleghany County, Virginia:  A Historical Analysis of Paternalism and Economic Coercion in Appalachia and its Relationship with Environmental Degradation (Master’s thesis).  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Op-Eds

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Trump Veganism? Research Finds a Highly Intersectional
American Vegan Movement.” Animals and Society Newsletter Spring: 3.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Factionalism in Animal Rights.” Critical Mass 42 (2): 4-6.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “The Disney Nonhuman Princesses.” Sex and Gender News Fall (November): 9-10.

Wrenn, C. L. 2016. “Unpacking Privilege in Vegan Education Efforts.” The Vegan Society.

Wrenn, C. L. 2015. “Vegan Policing the Vegan Woman.” The Feminist Wire.

Wrenn, C. L. 2014. “Getting Your Foot In the Door.” Chickpea Magazine, Spring.

Wrenn, C. L. 2014. “The James Franco Test: Feminists Fighting Internalized Patriarchy.” Feminist Current.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Health Benefits of Veganism.” VegFund Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Positively Engaging Your Non-Vegan Family.” VegFund Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Power of Peaceful Activism.” VegFund Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Veganism and the Environment.” VegFund Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Motivation for No-Kill Shelters.” The Roanoke Times.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Sexual Politics of Veganism.” Pacific Standard.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Sexual Politics of Veganism.” Sociological Images.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Original Cat Ladies.” Pacific Standard.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Sociological Perspective on Other Animals.” Everyday Sociology Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Suffragette Cats are the Original Cat Ladies.” Jezebel.

Nibert, D., C. Wrenn, and C. Glasser. 2012. “Animal Exploration.” American Sociological Association Footnotes.

Interviews and Mentions

Lashbrook, A. 2018. “A Sociologist Finds Vegans Are Too Open to ‘Free Riders’.” The Atlantic.

Rogers, O. 2018. “Caring for Carnivores in Sanctuaries.” Faunalytics.

Faunalytics. 2018. “‘Trump Veganism’: Motivations And Identity.Faunalytics.

Kravitz, M. 2018. “Here’s Why Our Food Systems are a Central Feminist Issue.Alternet.

Dervish-O’Kane, R. 2018. “Is This What a Vegan Looks Like?Women’s Health Magazine June: 118-123.

Faunalytics. 2017. “The Sexual Objectification of Women in the Vegan Movement.” Faunalytics.

Faunalytics. 2016. “Diversity in Animal Advocacy Media.” Faunalytics.

Weiss, L. 2016. “New Jersey Vegan Feminist.” Rawthencity.

Cross, A. 2014. “Why are Women Treated as Meat in Those Animal Rights Ads?VITAMIN W.

Green, C. 2014. “Too Much Choice is a Bad Thing.” Faunalytics.

The Huffington Post. 2013. “Cat Memes From The Suffrage Movement Show That History Does Repeat Itself.” Huff Post Women.

VegFund. 2013. “March/April 2013 Volunteer Spotlight: Corey Wrenn.” VegFund Blog.

Radio and Podcast Interviews

Animal Concerns Texas KTEP FM, December 2017

Animal Sounds WMPG 90.9FM July 2016

KPFK Feminist Magazine FM, September 2015

Under the Toadstool, April, 2015

Vegan World Radio, March 14, 2014

Team Earthlings, June 30, 2013