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.
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.
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
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.