2016-Joined the Vegan Society’s Advisory Group and its Policy Committee
2016-Presented my paper, ‘Topsy, An Elephant We Must Never Forget,’ at the Animal Biographies conference in Kassel, Germany
2016-My article, For All Regardless of Species, included in the special issue of Satya: The Long View–A reflection on over two decades of activism and where we go from here
2015-2016-Consultant, Alley Cat Allies
2015-Invited by Vegfest to produce and chair Vegan Visions, six consecutive workshops with international experts, at the Glasgow Vegfest
2015-Editor, The Evolution of the Cat Revolution, by Becky Robinson, President and Founder, Alley Cat Allies
2015-Invited by Vegfest to produce and chair Vegan Visions, three consecutive workshops with international experts, at the London Vegfest
2015-Peace News publishes a review of Growl, which says its an ‘excellent resource for any nonviolent campaigner’
2015-The Vegan Society publishes, ‘Memoirs of a vegan animal rights activist,’ in its magazine, The Vegan
2015-Brian May invited me to write an article, “Common Decency and Animal Welfare,” for publication on the Common Decency website he founded
2015-My paper, ‘Animal Rights and Public Policy: From Moral Crusade to Social Justice’, included in Animals and the Law, the first anthology in Spanish on animal law
2015-Keynote speaker at Eurogroup for Animals AGM in Brussels
2015-Presented a specially adapted version of my talk, Animal Liberation: Moral Crusade or Political Movement, to the Animal Liberation, 40 Years On International Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Rennes, France, which celebrated the publication of Peter Singer’s book
2015-Consultant to Alley Cat Allies on their anniversary project
2015-At the Brighton Vegfest I led a workshop on Animal Rights and made the opening remarks at a special Party Political Conference where politicians from the UK’s major political parties presented manifestos on health, environment and food sustainability, and animal welfare
2015-Member of Steering Committee as MAI Chief Executive, Minding Animals 3 Conference (MAC3) in partnership with the Wildlife Trust of India at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
2015-Presented my paper, ‘Topsy, An Elephant We Must Never Forget,’ at MAC3
2014-Conducted research to acquire data for the first report on commercial dog racing in Great Britain from a humane perspective, The State of Greyhound Racing in Great Britain, published by GREY2K USA WORLDWIDE and League Against Cruel Sports
2014-Presented Growl at a reception to GREY2K USA Worldwide at their headquarters in Arlington, MA November 17.
2014-Presented Growl at the monthly meeting of the Boston Vegetarian Society November 16.
2014-Presented Growl at a public meeting hosted by the Maine Animal Coalition November 15.
2014-Interviewed by Our Hen House and published in their audio program, Episode 253
2014-Presented Growl to the staff and guests of the ASPCA’s Government Relations Department in Washington DC November 14.
2014-Presented Growl at a public meeting hosted by Alley Cat Allies at the Washington Humane Society‘s Behavior and Learning Centre November 13.
2014-Presented Growl to Alley Cat Allies and their trustees, staff and guests at their headquarters in Bethesda, MD November 13.
2014-Spoke about Growl at the vegetarian, radical bookstore Red Emma’s in Baltimore November 12.
2014-Spoke about Growl at the launch party for the anthology Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth edited by Carol Adams and Lori Gruen (Bloomsbury), which includes a piece by me, at Blue Stockings bookstore in New York City November 6.
2014-Discussed Growl in an interview with Caryn Hartglass of Responsible Eating and Living Radio podcast on November 6.
2014-Presented Growl to two Ethics in the Workplace classes taught by Professor Len Mitchell at Pace University November 4-5.
2014-Presented Growl to Professor David Cassuto’s Animal Law class at Pace Law School November 4.
2014-Presented ‘The Animal Rights Challenge’ at New York University at a public lecture hosted by NYU’s Animal Studies Initiative October 30
2014-The inaugural conference for the Centre for Human Animal Studies at Edge Hill University hosted a public book launch for Growl in Liverpool at the Quaker Meeting House October 24
2014-Humane Research Council publish a guest blog, ‘We are the Problem and the Solution’ October 20
2014-Presented Growl at Humanities in Public festival at Manchester Metropolitan University October 6
2014-Q & A with Kim Stallwood related to his talk for Manchester Met Uni Humanities in Public Festival October 6
2014-Growl referred and quoted in TIME Special edition on ‘The Animal Mind’
2014-Guest on the Main Street Vegan Radio Show with Victoria Moran September 24
2014-Growl reading at Book Buster in Hastings September 20
2014-The Animal Book Club of the Animal Legal Defence Fund says Growl ‘investigates animal rights in practical terms and philosophical measure.’ September 18
2014-‘Author pens book as voice against cruelty’ Hastings Observer September 12
2014-Presented Growl at International Animal Rights Conference, Luxembourg
2014-My paper, On Recognizing Interconnections, included in Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth edited by Carol J. Adams and Lori Gruen (Bloomsbury)
2014-In his syndicated newspaper column, Dr Michael W Fox says Growl ‘stands out as an eloquent testimony to personal transformation and provides a scholarly and illuminating history of the animal rights movement in the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom.’ August 11
2014-Presented Growl at the London Vegan Festival
2014-Professor Marita Giménez-Candela, Director, Master in Animal Law and Society, adds Growl to the recommended reading list for the Graduate Course ‘Law and Animal Welfare’ and Master Program ‘Animal Law and Society’ at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona August 5
2014-Indiegogo campaign raises for Growl book tour and promotion
2014-Presented my paper, ‘Topsy, An Elephant We Must Never Forget,’ at the Reading Animals Conference, School of English, University of Sheffield
2014-‘Kim Stallwood: Helping People Help Animals’ interview with Mark Hawthorne
2014-‘Growl’: four decades as an animal advocate by Zelly Restorick in Hastings Online Times
2014-Growl Book Launch by Hilda Kean July 15
2014-Humane Research Council recommends Growl in its Summer Reading List July 12
2014- Book review by Rachel Curit of the VegFund July 10
2014-Growl Launch Party at Moose’s Kitchen in St Leonards on Sea July 4
2014-My paper, Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Social Movement?, in Critical Animal Studies edited by John Sorenson (Canadian Scholars’ Press)
2014-Growl: Life Lessons, Hard Truths, and Bold Strategies from an Animal Advocate published by Lantern Books
2014-Presented Growl at VegFest, Bristol, U.K.
2014-Interviewed by Caryn Hartglass, Responsible Eating and Living on Progressive Radio Network
2014-Advisory Board, Centre for Human Animal Studies, Edge Hill University, U.K.
2014-Brian May’s Soapbox promotes Growl June 11
2014-Presented my paper, Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Social Movement?, at The Politics of Species Conference organised by the Animal Ethics Society at the University of Warwick.
2013 Growl featured in Vine Sanctuary News
2013-Presentation Animal Witness at London VegFest.
2013-Presented my paper, Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Social Movement?, at the International Animal Rights Conference in Luxembourg. This paper was originally published as The Politics of Animal Rights Advocacy in the journal, Relations. This talk is available to watch on YouTube.
2013-Interview with Roger Yates on Human-Nonhuman Relations podcast
2013-My paper, The Politics of Animal Rights Advocacy, is published in the journal, Relations–Beyond Anthropocentrism (Vol 1, No 1), which I also served on as a Guest Editor
2013-Consultant, GREY2K USA
2013-Editor and Project Manager, A Compassionate World, the Personal Blog of Philip Lymbery, Chief Executive of Compassion In World Farming
2012-Led a workshop, USA/UK: Who is Making Progress and Why?, at the Annual Conference of the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare
2012-Presented paper, What Does It Mean to Care Deeply About Animals?, in the Speaker Series organised by the Animals and Society Institute and Michigan Humane Society
2012-Informal Q&A with the University of Michigan Student Animals and Society Institute and Michigan Animal Rights Society at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor
2012-Spoke with Dr. Francine Dolins’s Animal Behaviour class at the University of Michigan Dearborn.
2012-Presented paper, The Influence of Ecofeminism on my Animal Rights Practice’ at Finding a Niche for All Animals: A Conference Honouring the Ecofeminist Work of Marti Kheel at Wesleyan University, Connecticut.
2012-Presented paper, ‘Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Social Movement?’ at MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory at the University of Manchester.
2012: Consultant to CEO, League Against Cruel Sports, on matters related to international campaigns.
2012-‘Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Political Movement?’ paper presented at Minding Animals International 2 at the University of Utrecht
2012-Spoke at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Satellite Event preceding Minding Animals International
2012-Edited version of my paper, ‘Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Political Movement?’, in the Summer 2012 edition of The Ark, published by the Catholic Concern for Animals
2012-‘Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Political Movement?’ paper peresented at The Emotional Lives of Animals, Genoa University, Italy
2012-‘Brit Pack’ Podcast 32 recorded on February 28 with Animal Rights Zone
2012-‘Animal Rights: Moral Crusade or Political Movement?‘ paper presented at Critical Perspectives on Animals in Society, University of Exeter
2012-Podcast 29 recorded on January 10 (two hour interview) with Animal Rights Zone
2011-Interviewed by Our Hen House and published in their audio program, Episode 97
2011-‘Animal Rights and Public Policy‘ paper at Animals & the Law conference, Autonomous University Barcelona
2011-“Vegans Find a Space” article published on Hastings Online Times
2010-Present: Deputy CEO, Minding Animals International (volunteer)
2010-Present: Member of the Steering Committee, Minding Animals 2: Utrecht 2012 (volunteer)
2010-Present: Co-Founder, Centre for Animals and Social Justice, Sheffield (volunteer)
2010-2013: Committee member, Hastings Old Town Residents Association, Hastings, UK (volunteer)
2010: Kim Stallwood Web site launched
2010: Animals Have Rights Too! article published in Southasia magazine
2010: Interview with Animal Rights Zone
2009-2012: Editorial Advisor to the CEO, Compassion In World Farming, Godalming UK
2007-Wrote narrative that went with the art by Sue Coe about Topsy, An Elephant Never Forgets, which was published in Blab! Vol. 18 (Fantagraphics Books, 2007)
2007-Present: Independent scholar, author and advisor, Hastings, UK
2007-Present: European Director, Animals and Society Institute, Hastings, UK
2007: Recognised in a Resolution from the City Council of Baltimore for “Outstanding Leadership and Commitment to the Canton Community”
2007: Relocated to the UK
2006: Grumpy Vegan Web site launched
2005-2007: Co-Executive Director, Animals and Society Institute, Baltimore USA
2005: Co-Editor, Teaching About Animals and Society: A Collection of Syllabi, Projects, Assignments, Web Sites, Articles and Bibliographies (Washington, DC: American Sociological Association)
2002-2003: Consultant and co-instructor, Community College of Baltimore County
2002-2005: Founder and Executive Director, Institute for Animals and Society
2002: Editor, The Animals’ Agenda Directory of Organisations 2002-2003 (New York: Lantern Books)
2002: Editor, A Primer on Animal Rights: Leading Experts Write About Animal Cruelty and Exploitation (New York: Lantern Books)
2001: Editor, Speaking Out for Animals: True Stories About Real Pole Who Rescue Animals (New York: Lantern Books)
2001-2003: Founding President, Canton Community Association, Baltimore, USA (volunteer)
1997-1998: Chair, Summit for the Animals (volunteer)
1996-1999: Executive Committee, Summit for the Animals (volunteer)
1996: Author, “Utopian Visions and Pragmatic Politics: Challenging the Foundations of Speciesism and Misothery” in Animal Rights: the Changing Debate edited by Robert Garner (Basingstoke: Macmillan)
1994-1996: Goucher College Center for Continuing Studies Professional, Certificate in Fund Raising Management
1998 circa: Interview in Satya magazine
1993-2002: Editor in Chief, The Animals’ Agenda, Baltimore, USA
1993-2002: Executive Director, Animal Rights Network Inc, Baltimore, USA
1992-1994: Consultant to Citizens to End Animal Suffering and Exploitation, Boston (1993-1994); New England Anti-Vivisection Society, Boston (1993-1994); Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC (1992-1993); The Vegetarian Resource Group, Baltimore (1992) USA
1990: ‘Animal Liberators’ book review in American Scientist (January-February; 54)
1987-1992: Executive Director, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Washington, DC
1987: Relocated to the USA
1986: Acting General Secretary, British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection, London
1985: Profiled in “They Clearly Now See the Link: Militant Voices” by Philip Windeatt inIn Defense of Animals edited by Peter Singer (Oxford: Basil Blackwell)
1984: National Council Member, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (volunteer)
1983-1984: Chair, The National Council, The Vegan Society UK (volunteer)
1982-1984: Member of the National Council, The Vegan Society UK (volunteer)
1981-1985: Campaigns Officer, British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection, London
1981: Made two further visits to the United States to speak at vegetarian and animal rights conferences
1980: Made first visit to the United States
1978-1980: Office Assistant, British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection, London
1978-1984: Cofounder and Chair, Coordinating Animal Welfare, Camberley, Surrey UK (volunteer)
1976-1978: National Organiser, Compassion In World Farming, Petersfield, Hampshire UK
1976: Became a vegan
1974: Became a vegetarian after working in a chicken slaughterhouse