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Ike Sharpless
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  • Somerville, MA
  • United States
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University of Massachusetts, Lowell
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I'm interested in how we balance human and nonhuman animal interests, especially in the domain of food politics. In addition to a range of introductory Political Science courses, I teach an Animal Ethics class at UMass in which we engage with various aspects of human-animal relations. ( I plan on introducing a Food Politics course in the Spring of 2012, and have eventual PhD interests in moral and political philosophy, environmental policy, food politics, and animal studies. My blog, "Animal Politics", which I recently started, is at

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