Dr. André Krebber is an interdisciplinarily trained lecturer in social and cultural history and animal studies scholar at the University of Kassel, Germany. In his work, he explores the relationship between scientific and artistic knowledge productions and their specific qualities in comprehending animals. He has strong expertise in epistemological questions in relation to the animal as object of knowledge from historical as well as philosophical perspectives. He received his PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand after graduating with a Diplom in Environmental Sciences from the University of Lüneburg, Germany. His work has appeared in Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture and Food Ethics, and he currently co-edits the volume Animal Biography: Re-framing Animal Lives for Palgrave. His current projects explore natural beauty as a non-instrumental category of studying nature in nineteenth century philosophic, aesthetic and scientific discourses and the aesthetic mediation of the environmental crisis in science fiction movies of the 1970s and today.