I teach sociology at Ursinus College, a small liberal arts college in the Philly suburbs, where I’m also affiliated with the environmental studies department. I teach Animals & Society, Radical Environmentalism, Environmental Justice, and a number of other courses. My research sits at the intersection of two interdisciplinary fields: animal studies and the environmental humanities. Before I went to graduate school I practiced environmental law.


PhD in rural sociology, Penn State

JD, Washington & Lee

BS in biology, Penn State Behrend

Other Publications

Clark, Jonathan L. “Uncharismatic Invasives.” Environmental Humanities 6, no. 1 (May 2015): 29-52. https://doi.org/10.1215/22011919-3615889

Clark, Jonathan L. “Killing the Enviropigs.” Journal of Animal Ethics 5, no. 1 (Spring 2015): 20-30.


Moving through a More-than-Human World

I’m currently exploring the topic of roadkill. See “Consider the Vulture” for my first take on this topic.

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