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Animal Behavior Society
Animal Behavior Society



Working towards a better understanding of animal behavior

About the ABS


The Animal Behavior Society is a non-profit, 501(3)(c) professional organization dedicated to promoting education and research in the field of animal behavior.





Standing Committees

If you would you like to volunteer for one of the society's active committees listed below, please contact the committee chair for opportunities to become involved.

Animal Care Committee: Tim Roth, Dept. of Psychology, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA,US. E mail: animalcare@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Conservation Committee: Rachel Y. Chock, Recovery Ecology, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, Escondido, California, US. E-mail: conservation@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Nominations Committee: Jennifer Fewell, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, US. E-mail: nominations@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Education Committee: Heather Zimbler-DeLorenzo, Division of Biology, Alfred University, Alfred, New York, US. E-mail: education@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Film Committee: Barbara A. Clucas, Department of Wildlife, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, US. E-mail: film@animalbehaviorsociety.org 

Applied Animal Behavior Committee: Robin L. Foster, Department of Psychology, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, US. E-mail: appliedanimalbehavior@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Board of Professional Certification Subcommittee: Sue Miller McDonnell, PhD, CAAB, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Kennett Square, Pennsylvania US. E-Mail: caab@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Public Affairs Committee: Danielle J. Whittaker, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, US. E mail: publicaffairs@animalbehaviorsociety.org 

Latin American Affairs Committee: Gabriel Francescoli, Departamento de Etologia, Universidad e la Rep├║blica, Montevideo, Uruguay. E-mail: latinamericanaffairs@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Student Research Grants Committee: Suzy Renn, Department of Biology, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, US. E-mail: studentresearchgrants@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Advancement and Investment Chair: Dan Rubenstein, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton NJ, US. E-mail: advanceandinvest@animalbehaviorsociety.org

Diversity Committee: Damien Elias, Dept of Environmental Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California , US. E-mail: diversity@animalbehaviorsociety.org