Dr. Wrenn’s full list of publications is available here.
Wrenn, C. L. 2020. 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.
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.
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. “How to Help When It Hurts? Think Systemic.” Animal Studies Journal 7 (1): 149-179.
Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Building a Vegan Feminist Network in the Professionalized Digital Age of Third Wave Animal Activism.” Preprint, doi: 10.31235/osf.io/jtps8
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. 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. 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.
Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “Black Veganism and the Animality Politic.” Society & Animals 27: 127-131.
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. 2019. “Big Animal Rights.” European Association for Critical Animal Studies. Barcelona, Spain. May 24.
Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “Resisting Rape Culture in Animal Rights Activism.” Kent Vegan Festival. Canterbury, UK. May 4.
Wrenn, C. L. 2016. “Fat Vegan Politics: The Hyper-Visibility and Invisibility of Vegans of Size in Online Activist Spaces.” Gender, Bodies & Technology. Roanoke, VA. April 22.
Wrenn, C. L. 2014. “Demographic Representations in Nonhuman Animal Rights Magazines and the Implications for Mobilization Efforts and Diversity.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. August 17.
Wrenn, C. L. 2014. “Understanding Oppression: An Intersectional Approach.” Our Collective Struggle: Human and Nonhuman Animals. January 17. London, ON: Western Ontario Vegan Society and University Students’ Council.
Wrenn, C. L. 2012. “Resonance of Moral Shocks in Abolitionist Animal Rights Advocacy: Overcoming Contextual Constraints.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. August 20.
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. 2016. “Unpacking Privilege in Vegan Education Efforts.” The Vegan Society.
Wrenn, C. L. 2014. “Getting Your Foot In the Door.” Chickpea Magazine, Spring.
Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Positively Engaging Your Non-Vegan Family.” VegFund Blog.
Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Power of Peaceful Activism.” VegFund Blog.
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. 2017. “The Sexual Objectification of Women in the Vegan Movement.” Faunalytics.
Faunalytics. 2016. “Diversity in Animal Advocacy Media.” Faunalytics.
Green, C. 2014. “Too Much Choice is a Bad Thing.” Faunalytics.
Radio and Podcast Interviews
Knowing Animals, July 2019
Animal Concerns Texas KTEP FM, December 2017
Under the Toadstool, April, 2015
Vegan World Radio, March 14, 2014
Team Earthlings, June 30, 2013
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