Meet the Speakers

Karen Bradshaw

Mary Sigler Fellow and Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Professor, Affiliated Faculty
Senior Global Futures Scientist, Global Futures Scientists and Scholars

Karen Bradshaw is a Professor of Law and the Mary Sigler Fellow at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She is concurrently a Faculty Affiliate Scholar at the New York University School of Law Classical Liberal Institute and Senior Sustainability Scientist at the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University.

Bradshaw graduated with a JD, with honors, from University of Chicago Law School, where she was a law review editor, and the recipient of the faculty-awarded Casper Platt award, Bradley Fellowship, Stout Family Fellowship, and Tony Patino Fellowship. Bradshaw clerked for Judge E. Grady Jolly of the Fifth Circuit and spent two years as a research fellow at New York University School of Law. Prior to law school, she earned an MBA from California State University, Chico and a BS in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley, where she was a Chancellor’s Scholar.


Ron Broglio

Director, Institute Humanities Research
Institute Director & Professor, English
Institute Director & Professor, Literature
Senior Global Futures Scholar, Global Futures Scientists and Scholars

Ron writes books and essays on nonhuman phenomenology and animal studies. He has curated and produced a number of art exhibitions on contemporary environmental art. Broglio is Director of the Institute for Humanities Research which supports academic research into what it means to be human in the world and connects university and partner communities to create a more humane and thriving future.


He is author of Animal Revolution and Surface Encounters: thinking with animals and art among other books and edited collections including the recently published The Edinburgh Companion to Animal Studies. He co-edits the Desert Humanities book series for Texas Tech University Press.


Broglio was collaborator and co-curator of Trout Fishing in America and Other Stories in which artists Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson examine the cultural life of endangered species in the Grand Canyon. He has performed as Field Marshal of the Animal Revolution and created a number of animal art interventions including Teat Tweet and Santio’s Gift. Currently, he is working on desert phenomenology experiments with the arts, designers, and science collaborators in an art book series Strata (first issues on saguaro, rocks, and lines & borders). 




Register for All Animals All the Time!

Join us for the CAZCA Speaker Series event All Animals All the Time: Wildlife Conservation through the Lens of Law & Humanities! Esteemed speakers Karen Bradshaw and Ron Broglio will share their insights and expertise on wildlife conservation and community engagement!

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