Feminism, Intersectionality, and Identity

Dr. Wrenn’s full list of publications is available here.

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. 2019. “Atheism in the American Animal Rights Movement:
An Invisible Majority.
Environmental Values. Online first.

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. 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. “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. 2015. “The Land of Meat and Potatoes? Exploring Ireland’s Vegan and Vegetarian Foodscape.” Preprint, doi: 10.31235/osf.io/t83yg

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

Book Reviews

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-activism.” Social Movement Studies Online first.

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “Black Veganism and the Animality Politic.” Society & Animals 27: 127-131.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Male Dominance and Expertise in the
Remembering of Irish Women’s Lives.
Atlantis38 (2): 232-234.


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.  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.

Conference Presentations

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “Resisting Rape Culture in Animal Rights Activism.Kent Vegan Festival. Canterbury, UK. May 4.

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “Animal Spirits and their Gendered Earthly Remains: Summoning Masculinity and
Femininity Norms in the Human-Nonhuman Relations of Ghost Stories.
Animal Remains. Sheffield, UK. April 29.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “The Land of Meat and Potatoes? Animal Agriculture and Veganism in the Irish Discourse.Thinking about Animals. St. Catharines, ON. March 2.

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.

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. “The James Franco Test: Feminists Fighting Internalized Patriarchy.” Feminist Current.

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. “Suffragette Cats are the Original Cat Ladies.” Jezebel.

Interviews and Mentions

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.

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

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


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