Dr Christina Nellist is an Eastern Orthodox theologian specializing in animal suffering and human soteriology. She is a Visiting Early Career Fellow in the Department of Theology, Religion and Philosophy at the University of Winchester, UK. Her publications include the article “Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Animal Suffering” in Greek Orthodox Theological Review (2016). She is editor of the charity Pan-Orthodox Concern for Animals, and writes articles which offer a theological perspective on animal suffering and provide education on contemporary animal welfare and conservation issues. Her current research explores the connection between the Anaphora section of the Eastern Orthodox Divine Liturgy and humanity’s responsibilities towards Creation, as well as animal law. She is a former Educational Consultant in the Sciences and Special Education, and has worked with the Chief Veterinary Officers of Chile and the Seychelles on stray-dog control and public health education programs.