Moe Honjo is a Doctoral candidate of the graduate school of law at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo. , and a part-time lecturer in animal welfare law at She received a Bachelor’s Degree in law from Kyoto University (2012) and finished a double master degree in Environmental and Natural Resources Law LL.M. (2013) and Animal Law LL.M. (2014) at Lewis & Clark Law School in the United States. She has taught International Animal Welfare Law at Teikyo University of Science in Tokyo. She published a book “A Report on Animal Shelters around the World” (diamond, 2017: Tokyo) [in Japanese] which was translated to Taiwanese in 2018 (). Her research focuses on animal welfare law, related especially to laboratory animal, farm animal and companion animal with a comparative perspective of Japan, the EU and the U.S.
- “Ideal and Reality in the EU Animal Testing Law”, Journal of Experimental Animal Technology, Vol. 53 (2) (forthcoming 2019) [in Japanese].
- “Animal Law Education in the US: Focusing on Lewis & Clark Law School”, Bulletin of Teikyo University of Science, Vol. 15 (2019) [in Japanese].
- “The Development of EU Law Relating to Animal Testing, Focusing on Testing for Cosmetics”, Hitotsubashi Journal of Law and International Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2 (2017) [in Japanese].
- A Report on Animal Shelters around the World (Tokyo, Diamond, 2017) [in Japanese].
- Translated into Taiwanese (New Taipei, Ecus Publishing House, 2018) [in Taiwanese].
- Translated chapter 5 of Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights, Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka into Japanese, supervised by Hitoshi Aoki and Takashi Narihiro (Tokyo, Shogakusha, 2016) [in Japanese].
- “A Symposium: ‘Animal and Law’ in Japan”, Forum of Animal Law Studies, ICALP, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2015).