Jeff works primarily on bioethics, animal ethics, and environmental ethics. Recent and upcoming topics include animals and climate change; food, animals, and the environment; agency, sentience, and moral status; the ethics of activism, advocacy, and philanthropy; and the moral, social, and political value of humor. His co-authored books Chimpanzee Rights and Food, Animals, and the Environment are available now.
Jeff also do a lot of work with animal protection and animal studies organizations. For example, I currently sit on the Board of Directors at Animal Charity Evaluators, the Board of Directors at Minding Animals International, the Advisory Board at Sentience Institute, and the Executive Committee at the Animals & Society Institute.
Jeff lives in Brooklyn, NY with his partner Maryse and their dog Smoky.