David Favre

Professor of law and The Nancy Heathcote Professor of Property and Animal Law · Michigan State University

An expert in animal within property, family and criminal law, as well as wildlife and international animal issues.

International Animal Issues Animal Ethics Animal Rights Animal Welfare Animal Cruelty

Hal Herzog

Professor Emeritus · Western Carolina University

Hal Herzog has been investigating the complex psychology of our interactions with other species for more than two decades.

Animal Ethics Animal Welfare Human Sexuality Biological Psychology Animal Sciences

Julie McCown

Associate Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in early American natural history, post-humanism, and digital humanities theory

Artifical Intelligence Ecocriticism Race and Nature in Early American Literature Early American Novels Composition

David Hu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

David Hu's research focuses on fundamental problems of hydrodynamics and elasticity that have bearing on problems in biology.

Physical Applied Mathematics Biomechanics Fluid Dynamics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics

Nicole Dorey

Lecturer · University of Florida

Nicole R. Dorey, founder of the Animalia Laboratory, teaches courses in psychology and animal behavior.

Human-Animal Interactions Animal Training Animal Welfare Animal Behavior Dog Cognition

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Darby Proctor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Proctor's research focuses on decision-making in nonhuman primates to understand the evolutionary roots of human decision-making biases.

Comparative Psychology Animal Behavior Nonhuman Primates Behavioral Economics Decision-Making

Douglas K. Taylor, DVM, MS

Professor of Physiology · Augusta University

Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinary Medicine Animal Models Physiology

Ryan Arsenault

Associate Professor, Animal Science · University of Delaware

Prof. Arsenault's research interests include animal biology from a kinome perspective and gut health.

Animal Biosciences One Health Gut Health Animal Sciences Microbiome

Sarah DeYoung

Associate Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. DeYoung's expertise is in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings, with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies.

Evacuation Decision-making Companion Animals in Disasters Maternal & Infant Health in Disasters Refugee & Immigrant Well-being Psychological Sense of Community

Charles "Billy" Gunnels, Ph.D.

Expert in animal behavior and urban ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Billy Gunnels examines the interaction between humans and animals.

Animal Behavior Urban Ecology Wildlife Ecology Biological Stats Wasps

Julie Levy

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Julie Levy focuses on shelter animal wellness, feline infectious diseases, spay/neuter and humane cat population control alternatives.

Animal Welfare Feline Infectious Diseases FeLV FIP FIV

Verity Mathis

Mammals Collections Manager · University of Florida

Verity Mathis manages the Florida Museum Mammalogy Collections, taking care of over 35,000 specimens of mammals from around the world.

Bats General Mammal Information Museum Collections Natural History Museums rodents

William Heyborne

Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Kali Kniel

Professor, Microbial Food Safety · University of Delaware

Prof. Kniel’s laboratory explores issues of food safety and public health that involve transmission of viruses and pathogenic bacteria.

Food Systems Pathogenic Bacteria Food Safety Public Health Microorganisms

Jeffrey LeJeune

Professor I Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine · The Ohio State University

Jeffrey T. LeJeune is an internationally recognized expert in food safety and bacterial diseases transmitted between animals and people.

Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Ecology Food Safety Bacterial Diseases

David Rothenberg

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Through writing and music, David Rothenberg explores the relationship between humans and nature.

Bird Music Humanity Musicality of Animals Human Computer Musical Interfaces Environmental Philosophy

Chuck Rosenthal

Professor Emeritus of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Fiction Narrative Narrative Theory Magic Journalism Animal Consciousness

Lina Moses

Clinical Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Lina Moses' primary interest is the control of viral zoonoses transmitted from small mammals

COVID-19 Ecology Epidemiology Zoonoses Pathogens