Internationally acclaimed for her work in animal ethics, professor emeritus Dr. Lisa Kemmerer is the founder of the educational, vegan umbrella organization, Tapestry. Having earned a BA in International Studies from Reed College, a Master of Theological Studies in Comparative Religions from Harvard, and a PhD in philosophy--specializing in animal ethics--from Glasgow University in Scotland, Kemmerer taught for 20 years at the university level.
As professor of philosophy and religions, Dr. K wrote and edited more than 100 articles/anthology chapters and 10 books.
Books • Animals and World Religions • Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice • In Search of Consistency: Ethics and Animals • Animals and Environment: Advocacy Activism, and the Quest for Common Ground • Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice • Speaking Up for Animals: An Anthology of Women’s Voices • Call to Compassion: Religious Perspectives on Animal Advocacy • Primate People: Saving Nonhuman Primates through Education, Advocacy, and Sanctuary • Bear Necessities: Rescue, Rehabilitation, Sanctuary, and Advocacy
She retired to develop her educational non-profit, Tapestry, which will continue her work on behalf of nonhuman animals, the environment, and disempowered human beings.
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