I am an Associate Professor in the Visual Arts Department at Brock University (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada) where I teach courses in the history of art and visual culture. I am a Faculty Affiliate in Brock’s Social Justice & Equity Studies graduate program, a founding member of the Social Justice Research Institute at Brock, and a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. My current research focuses on the relationship between art and animal advocacy.

When I’m not teaching, writing, doing research, or academic administrative work you might find me volunteering at a farm sanctuary, rescuing cats, working in the garden, or cooking vegan food. I am also the co-founder of Niagara VegFest.