Phil McManus is an Associate Professor at the School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Australia. His research interests include sustainable cities, environmental management and human-animal relations. He has produced publications about thoroughbred breeding and jumps racing. Phil has authored/edited four other books, most recently Rural Revival? (with John Connell, Ashgate, 2011). He is also the President of the Institute of Australian Geographers (2012-2014).
Glenn Albrecht is a transdisciplinary philosopher who holds the position of Professor of Sustainability at Murdoch University. He researches and writes on the connections between ecosystem and human mental health and animal ethics. He has published widely in animal and environmental ethics over the last two decades.
Raewyn Graham is a PhD student based in the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney, Australia. She has a Master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Her research interests include illegal horserace gambling, eque-cultural events and human-animal relations.