Yamini Narayanan is an Associate Professor of International and Community Development at Deakin University, Melbourne. Her work explores the ways in which animals are instrumentalised in ideological and developmental politics. Yamini is founding convenor of the Deakin Critical Animal Studies Network. She is a lifelong Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, an honour that is conferred through nomination or invitation only.
She is the author of Mother Cow, Mother India: A Multispecies Politics of Dairy in India.