Stephen F. Eisenman is Professor of Art History at Northwestern University and the author of nine books including The Abu Ghraib Effect (Reaktion, 2007) and The Cry of Nature: Art and the Making of Animal Rights (Reaction, 2014, ). His writings on prison reform, animal rights and the visual arts and have appeared in Art in America, the Chicago Sun Times, NewCity and Monthly Review. His latest book, William Blake and the Age of Aquarius (Princeton, 2017) was listed by the New York Times as among the ten best art books of the year. He is also co-founder of Anthropocene Alliance an environmental non-profit that addresses climate change and promotes veganism. He is currently collaborating with Sue Coe on a book to be titled Zooicide.