The Brooks Institute counts on talented advisors who guide the strategic direction and general operations of the Institute. As subject matter experts, our advisors share insights from their areas of interest and ensure that the Institute stays up-to-date on the latest developments in animal law, policy, and scholarship.

Camilla Fox
Founder and Executive Director
Project Coyote

Camilla H. Fox is the founder and executive director of Project Coyote- a national non-profit organization based in Mill Valley, California that promotes compassionate conservation and coexistence between people and wildlife through education, science, and advocacy. She has served in leadership positions with the Animal Protection Institute, Fur-Bearer Defenders, and Rainforest Action Network and has spearheaded national, state and local campaigns aimed at protecting native carnivores and fostering humane and ecologically sound solutions to human-wildlife conflicts.

With 20+ years of experience working on behalf of wildlife and wildlands and a Masters degree in wildlife ecology, policy, and conservation, Camilla’s work has been featured in several national and international media outlets including the German documentary, Coyote: The Hunted Hunter, three North American documentaries: American Coyote – Still Wild at HeartWild Things and On Nature’s Terms, as well as The New York Times, the BBC, NPR, Orion, National Geographic, and Mother Jones. A frequent speaker on these issues, Camilla has authored more than 70 publications is co-author of two books: Coyotes in Our Midst and Cull of the Wild and co-producer of the companion award-winning documentary Cull of the Wild ~ The Truth Behind Trapping and director and producer of KILLING GAMES ~ Wildlife in the Crosshairs– a documentary film released in 2017 with the aim of ending wildlife killing contests in the U.S. Camilla has served as an appointed member on the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee and currently serves on several non-profit advisory boards. In 2006, Camilla received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Marin Humane Society and the Christine Stevens Wildlife Award from the Animal Welfare Institute. She was named one of the 100 Guardian Angels of the Planet in 2013 and the 2014 Conservationist of the Year Award by the John Muir Association. In 2016 she was honored with the Grassroots Activist of the Year Award by the Fund for Wild Nature.

Dale Jamieson
Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy
New York University
Affiliated Professor of Law
New York University
Affiliated Professor of Medical Ethics, School of Medicine
New York University
Associated Faculty, Center for Bioethics, College of Global Public Health
New York University
Director, Center for Environmental and Animal Protection
New York University

Dale Jamieson is Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy; Affiliated Professor of Law; Affiliated Professor of Medical Ethics, School of Medicine; Associated Faculty, Center for Bioethics, College of Global Public Health; and Director of the Center for Environmental and Animal Protection at  New York University.  He has held visiting appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Cornell, Princeton, Stanford, Oregon, Arizona State, Oxford University and Kings College London in the UK, Monash University and the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia, and LUISS University in Italy.  He is also a former member of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.  In 2017 he was Zurich Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California at Santa Barbara.  In 2016 he was awarded the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences William R. Freudenburg Lifetime Achievement Award.

Pamela Frasch
Associate Dean, Animal Law Program
Lewis & Clark Law School
Founder, Center for Animal Law Studies
Lewis & Clark Law School
Brooks McCormick Jr. Scholar of Animal Law and Policy
Lewis & Clark Law School

Professor Frasch is Associate Dean of the Animal Law Program and the Brooks McCormick Jr. Scholar of Animal Law and Policy. She also founded the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) in 2008. Previously, Professor Frasch served as general counsel for the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), a national nonprofit animal protection law organization that seeks to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. In 1996, Professor Frasch created the ALDF Criminal Justice Program which has since assisted law enforcement and animal advocates in investigating and prosecuting thousands of animal abuse and neglect cases nationwide.

Paul Locke, DrPH
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Co-Director, DrPH Program in Environmental Health Sciences
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Locke is an environmental health scientist and attorney who holds an MPH from Yale University School of Medicine and a DrPH from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is also a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law and is licensed to practice before the bars of the states of New York, the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States Supreme Court.

Dr. Locke’s research and practice target the intersection of environmental health sciences, policy and law in the areas of radiation policy and law and toxicity testing. His areas of study include alternatives to animals in biomedical testing and toxicology, radon risk science and policy, radiation risk analysis, uranium mining, high-level radioactive waste disposal and the application of low dose radiobiology to policy making. He is the author and co-author of several book chapters and numerous papers, and has published in policy and scientific journals as well as law reviews.