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Kurtis Boyer

Doctoral Candidate

Political Science


Main research areas

  • Cognition and Emotion in Politics
  • Human-Animal Relations
  • Moral Inclusion/Exclusion

Current research

My research interests centre on the relationship between empathy and processes of moral inclusion.

My dissertation research at Lund will engage with the concepts of human empathy and cognition, and the role they have in informing our conceptions of, and relationship to, animals in politics.




Kurtis Boyer
E-mail: kurtis.boyer [at]

Doctoral student

Department of Political Science

+46 46 222 68 39



Department of Political Science
Lund University
Visiting address: Paradisgatan 5H (House: Eden)
Postal address: Box 52, SE-221 00 LUND
Telephone: +46 46-222 89 52

Faculty of Social Sciences