Irus Braverman

photo of Irus Braverman.

Professor; William J. Magavern Faculty Scholar

Research Focus: Animal Studies, Nature and Conservation Biology, Law and Geography, Law and Genetics, Legal Ethnography, Law and Society, Science and Technology Studies
Links: Curriculum VitaeSSRN, Personal Website

Contact Information

625 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
716-645-3030
irusb@buffalo.edu

Faculty Assistant: Anita M. Gesel

Biography Publications

Recent Books and Edited Collections

SETTLING NATURE: THE BIOPOLITICS OF CONSERVATION IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL (University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming 2022)

UNRULY OCEANS (tentative title). Irus Braverman (ed.) (Routledge, forthcoming 2022)

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, SETTLER COLONIALISM, AND MORE-THAN-HUMANS IN THE OCCUPIED WEST BANK, (Irus Braverman, ed.) Environment and Planning E (Sage, special issue, 2021)

ZOO VETERINARIANS: GOVERNING CARE ON A DISEASED PLANET (Routledge, 2021)

BLUE LEGALITIES: THE LAW AND LIFE OF THE SEA (Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson, eds.) (Duke University Press, 2020)

CORAL WHISPERERS: SCIENTISTS ON THE BRINK (The University of California Press, 2018)

GENE EDITING, LAW, AND THE ENVIRONMENT: LIFE BEYOND THE HUMAN (Irus Braverman, ed.) (Routledge, 2017)

ANIMALS, BIOPOLITICS, LAW: LIVELY LEGALITIES (Irus Braverman, ed.) (Routledge, 2016)

WILD LIFE: THE INSTITUTION OF NATURE (Stanford University Press, 2015)

Recent Journal Articles

Environmental Justice in the Occupied West Bank, NATURE AND SPACE: ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING E (forthcoming 2020) (Special issue)

Wild Legalities: Animals and Settler Colonialism in Palestine/Israel, POLAR:POLITICAL AND LEGAL ANTHROPOLOGY REVIEW,[online] (2021)
Website

Corals in the City: Cultivating Ocean Life in the Anthropocene City, 16 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL SCIENCE: JOURNAL OF THE ACADEMY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES 96, 96-112 (Special Issue: Urban Animals: Cartographies of Radical Encounters) (2021)

Fleshy Encounters: Meddling with Zoo and Aquarium Veterinarians. HUMANIMALIA (2020)

Nof Kdumim: Imagining the Ancient Landscape in East Jerusalem’s National Parks, 4 NATURE AND SPACE: ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING E 109, 109-134 (2020) (Special issue)

Shifting Baselines in Coral Conservation, ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING E 3(1): 20-39 (Special issue) (2020)

Fish Encounters: Aquariums and their Veterinarians in a Rapidly Changing World 11 HUMANIMALIA 1, 1-29 (2019)

Living on Coral Time: Debating Conservation in the Anthropocene, 1 ENVIRONMENT & SOCIETY PORTAL, ARCADIA 1-6 (Spring 2019)

Silent springs: The Nature of Water and Israel’s Military Occupation, 3 ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING E:NATURE AND SPACE5 27, 527-551 (2019)

Uprooting Identities: The Regulation of Olive Trees in the Occupied West Bank, 7 OPEN ANTHROPOLOGY (2019) (Special issue)

Law’s Underdog: A New Call for Nonhuman Legalities, ANNUAL REVIEW OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (2018)

Nature as Spectacle, 101 TOPOS: THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN 80-85 (2018)

Renouncing Citizenship as Protest: Reflections by a Jewish Israeli Ethnographer, CRITICAL INQUIRY 44(2): 379-386 (2018)

Saving Species, One Individual at a Time: Zoo Veterinarians between Welfare and Conservation, HUMANIMALIA vol. 9(2): 1-27 (Spring 2018)

Renouncing Israeli Citizenship as Protest: Reflections by a Jewish Israeli Ethnographer, CRITICAL INQUIRY vol. 44(2): 379-386 (2018)

Bleached!: Managing Coral Catastrophe, FUTURES vol. 92: 12-28 (2017)

Captive: Zoometric Operations in Gaza, PUBLIC CULTURE vol. 29(1): 191-215. (2017)

Recent Chapters

Coral Restoration and Citizen Scientists in the Anthropocene, in THE NATURE OF DATA: INFRASTRUCTURES, ENVIRONMENTS, POLITICS (Jenny E. Goldstein & Eric Nost, eds., Nebraska University Press forthcoming)

Animals, in ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK FOR LAW AND SOCIETY (Mariana Valverde, Kamari M. Clarke, Eve Darian Smith & Prabha Kotiswaran, eds., 2021)

Blue Legalities: Untangling Ocean Laws, in THE ANTHROPOCENE, INTRODUCTION TO BLUE LEGALITIES: THE LAW AND LIFE OF THE SEA (coauthored with Elizabeth R. Johnson) (2020)

Oculta a Plena Vista: La Geografía Jurídica Desde Una Perspectiva Visual (with Elizabeth R. Johnson, Richard T. Ford, Mariana Valverde & Maria Victoria Castro Cristancho), in DERECHO Y GEOGRAFÍA: ESPACIO, PODER YSISTEMA JURÍDICO 251, 251-80 (Bogotá D. C. & Siglo Del Hombre, eds., Universidad de los Andes 2020)

Robotic Life in the Deep Sea: Deploying Killer (and Other) Robots to Make Live, in OCEAN LEGALITIES (Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson, eds.) (Duke University Press, 2019)

Military-to-Wildlife Geographies: Bureaucracies of Cleanup and Conservation in Vieques, in HANDBOOK ON THE GEOGRAPHIES OF REGIONS AND TERRITORIES (Anssi Paasi, John Harrison, and Martin Jones, editors) (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018)

Zooland: The Institution of Captivity, in SURVEILLANCE STUDIES: A READER 59, 59-62 (Torin Monahan & David Murakami Wood, eds., Oxford University Press 2018)