Nathan Poirier

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Nathan Poirier

Biography:

Nathan Poirier is a PhD student in Sociology seeking multiple specializations including Animal Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies. He holds a B.A. in mathematics from Aquinas College, an M.A. in mathematics from Western Michigan University, and an M.S. in Anthrozoology from Canisius College. His master’s thesis for Canisius critically examined the landscape of in vitro meat, focusing on its discourse, comparisons to vegetarianism, and potential cultural implications. Nathan has a wide array of academic interests, but his main interests include intersectionality, anarchism, animals, veganism, human overpopulation, resource consumption, radical social movements, and critical pedagogy.  Nathan has been teaching math at the college level since 2012 and enjoys integrating social responsibility and justice into his classrooms. In 2015 he organized a community-focused rewilding event in Grand Rapids, MI.

Research Areas: Environment
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