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Interview with
Becky Jenkins and Rajesh Reddy

10. Aug. 2016

Rajesh K. Reddy is a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Georgia and a JD candidate at Lewis & Clark Law School. His literary scholarship centers on the representation of human and nonhuman animals in postcolonial literature, with his legal focus revolving around the representation of nonhuman animals in the law. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Creatural Fictions: Human-Animal Relationships in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Literature and Purity and Hybridity: Islam and Postcolonial Discourse. He is a Teaching Fellow at Lewis & Clark Law School, where he also serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Animal Law Review, Co-Director of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and Clerk for the Center for Animal Law Studies.

Becky Jenkins comes from a small town in the South East of Ireland called Wexford. She holds an LLB from Trinity College Dublin School of Law. After graduating, she worked for the Green Party of Ireland, a progressive political party focused on social justice. After receiving the Animal Law Ambassador Award from Lewis and Clark Law School, Becky moved to Portland to pursue studies for her Animal Law LLM, this program is the first degree of its kind in the world.
 
Becky is interested by many areas of animal law but is particularly interested in the intersection of animal issues with other social justice issues and human rights. Becky is also very interested in food law and policy.