Mr Nathan Stephens Griffin, BA (Dunelm- Politics), MA (Dunelm - Social Research Methods: Sociology)
- Critical Animal Studies
- Queer Theory
- Critical Pedagogy
- Comics in Social Research
- Biography and Narrative
Nathan was born in 1985 and grew up in Pity Me, Durham. He is currently an ESRC funded doctoral researcher at Durham University, focussing on the biographies and lived experiences of vegans and radical animal rights activists in the UK and USA.
Nathan is vegan. His 'non-academic' interests include DIY punk, Irn Bru and Victoria sponge cake.
Field of Study
Queering Veganism: Adventures in Biography and Reflexivity
School of Applied Social Sciences
- Sociology and Social Policy
- Sociology of Gender and Sexuality- Seminar Leader
- Sociology of Globalization- Seminar Leader
- Stephens Griffin, Nathan (2012), Doing Critical Animal Studies Differently: Learning from Lorde, Critical Perspectives on Animals in Society. Exeter University, Exeter, England.
- Stephens Griffin, Nathan (2011), 'Bursting Bubbles': comics in Critical Animal Studies research, a queer case study, European Conference for Critical Animal Studies. Prague, Czech Republic.
- Stephens Griffin, Nathan (2011), Comics in Social Research: A Workshop (type thing), Nottingham University Science and Technology Studies Lecture Series. Nottingham University, Nottingham, England.
- Stephens Griffin, Nathan (2011), Living in Infamy: Examining the Biographies of Animal Rights 'Extremists' using Visual Methods, Auto/Biography Christmas Conference. British Library, London.
- Stephens Griffin, Nathan (2011), Queering Veganims: Adventures in Biography and Reflexivity, European Sociological Association Conference. Geneva, Switzerland.
Journal papers: academic
- Stephens Griffin, Nathan (2012). A Queer Approach to Speciesism [Comic]. Journal for Critical Animal Studies 10(3): 119-127.
- Stephens Griffin, Nathan (2012). Queering Veganism: Adventures in Reflexivity [Poster]. Journal for Critical Animal Studies 10(1): 141.