Science, Skepticism, and Atheism

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


Wrenn, C. L. 2019. Piecemeal Protest: Animal Rights in the Age of Nonprofits. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. DOI: 10.3998/mpub.11301441.

Wrenn, C. L.  2016.  A Rational Approach to Animal Rights:  Extensions in Abolitionist Theory.  London, UK:  Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: 10.1057/9781137434654.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Wrenn, C. L. 2020. “Free-Riders in the Nonprofit Industrial Complex: The Problem of Flexitarianism.” Society & Animals 26 (4): 567-591. DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341544.

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “Atheism in the American Animal Rights Movement: An Invisible Majority.Environmental Values 28 (6): 715-739. DOI: 10.3197/096327119X15579936382509.

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. 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. DOI: 10.2752/175174413X13758634982092.

Book Reviews

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-activism.” Social Movement Studies 19 (1): 107-108. DOI: 10.1080/14742837.2019.1630268.


Wrenn, C. L. 2021. “What is Vegan Sociology?.” Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage Seminar Series. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Online. April 9.

Wrenn, C. L. 2020. “A Survey of American Sociologists.Annual Meeting of the International Association of Vegan Sociologists. Online. August 8.


Wrenn, C. L. 2020. “Letter from ChairAmerican Sociological Association Animals & Society Section Newsletter, April 27.

Wrenn, C. L. 2020. “Is Sociology Ready to take Animals Seriously Now?British Sociological Association’s Everyday Society, April 16.

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

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 Sociological Perspective on Other Animals.” Everyday Sociology Blog.

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

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