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B.Sc. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 1970,
Major: Biopsychology

Ph.D. University of Leicester, Leicester, England. 1976,
Area of Specialization: Animal Behavior

Postdoctoral Study: University of California, Los Angeles. 1977-1979,
Area of Specialization: Animal Behavior

Awards & Honors

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Brain Research Institute, UCLA. 1977-1978

National Research Service Award, National Institute of Mental Health. 1979

Academic Employment

Research Associate in Animal Behavior. Joint appointments in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham, Birmingham England and in the Ethology Laboratory at All Saints Hospital, Birmingham, England. 1974-1976

Research Psychologist in Animal Behavior. Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles. 1979-1982

Non Academic Employment

Animal Behavior Counseling, Los Angeles, CA.  1981-present

Consultation services to owners experiencing behavioral problems in their dogs and cats. Expert 154 has personally trained and counseled over 10,000 dogs, cats and their owners.Classes have been ongoing in Los Angeles since 1985.

Part-time paid staff position at Los Feliz Animal Hospital, Los Angeles, CA. 1997-1998.

Position entailed providing consultation services to the clientele of the hospital regarding behavioral problems in dogs and cats.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, undergraduate Animal Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Leicester. 1972-1973

Instructor, Adult School, Redondo Beach, CA. Course Title: “Understanding Your Dog” 1983-1986

Instructor, Home Study Program in Behavioral Modification for Dog and Cats. Approved for continuing education credit for veterinarians by the California Veterinary Medical Association. 1992

Professional Affiliations

Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. 1972 – 1981

Animal Behavior Society 1982 – present

American Psychological Association 1982 – present

Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology Group,

Division of the American Psychological Association. 1997 – present.

International Society of Applied Ethology 1997- present

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000 – present.

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior 2003 – present

Presentations At Scientific Meetings

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Speaking Engagements

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Professional Certification

Certified as an Applied Animal Behaviorist by the Animal Behavior Society.

Authored Books

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Published Papers In Veterinary & Animal Behavior Journals

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