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Steven McCulloch

Senior Lecturer in Human Animal Studies, Centre for Animal Welfare, University of Winchester

Steven has expertise in the multidisciplinary fields of human-animal studies and animal welfare science, ethics and law. Specifically, he has expertise in the ethics of the human-animal interaction and how the interests of sentient animals are accounted for in British government policy. Steven has published on diverse issues in human-animal studies and animal welfare science, ethics and law.

Experience

  • 2017–2018
    Lecturer, University of Winchester

Education

  • 2015 
    Royal Veterinary College, University of London, PhD
  • 2007 
    Birbeck College, University of London, BA (Hons) Philosophy
  • 2002 
    University of Bristol, BVSc

Publications

  • 2021
    Animals, Surviving the Wildlife Trade in Southeast Asia: Reforming the ‘Disposal’ of Confiscated Live Animals under CITES
  • 2020
    Animals, Yoga, Ahimsa and Consuming Animals: UK Yoga Teachers’ Beliefs about Farmed Animals and Attitudes to Plant-Based Diets
  • 2019
    Animals, Brexit and Animal Welfare Impact Assessment: Analysis of the Threats Brexit Poses to Animal Protection in the UK, EU and Internationally
  • 2019
    Animals, Brexit and Animal Welfare Impact Assessment: Analysis of the Opportunities Brexit Presents for Animal Protection in the UK, EU and Internationally
  • 2018
    Animals, Brexit and Animal Protection: Legal and Political Context and a Framework to Assess Impacts on Animal Welfare
  • 2018
    Animals, A Proposal for A UK Ethics Council for Animal Policy: The Case for Putting Ethics Back Into Policy Making
  • 2017
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Bovine Tuberculosis and Badger Culling in England: An Animal Rights-Based Analysis of Policy Options
  • 2017
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, The Development of an Animal Welfare Impact Assessment (AWIA) Tool and Its Application to Bovine Tuberculosis and Badger Control in England
  • 2017
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Bovine Tuberculosis and Badger Control in Britain: Science, Policy and Politics
  • 2017
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Bovine Tuberculosis and Badger Culling in England: A Utilitarian Analysis of Policy Options
  • 2017
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Bovine Tuberculosis Policy in England: Would a Virtuous Government Cull Mr Badger?
  • 2014
    Veterinary Record, What’s in a word? The RCVS Guide to Professional Conduct and Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  • 2012
    Journal of Animal Welfare Law, On the Virtue of Solidarity: Animal Rights, Animal Welfarism and Animals’ Rights to Wellbeing
  • 2012
    Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, A Critique of FAWC’s Five Freedoms as a Framework for the Analysis of Animal Welfare

Professional Memberships

  • European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Veterinary Association