The Children & Animals Research Team

Exploring the many connections between children, animals, and nature.
New Article Out!

New Article Out!

Child Fishing (wikimedia.org) Dr. Joshua Russell has put out a new article on his ongoing research with children who hunt and fish. You can see the abstract here. The research is continuing and we expect to put out another publication in 2020. Stay tuned.

AERA 2019

AERA 2019

Members of the team traveled to Toronto, ON in April 2019 to attend the American Educational Research Association's Annual Meeting along with 10,000 other attendees from around the world. Dr. Russell presented three times. He shared a paper on his hunting research,...

Conference & Updates!

Conference & Updates!

It has been a long time since I have posted any updates. A few things worth noting here. Recently, I traveled with two of my student research assistants, Joy and Chanel (pictured at right), to the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in New York...

Research Team Update

Research Team Update

Hello!  Research among our two teams is ongoing, and we have a few updates: Zoo Education Research: Jo is continuing to organize and disseminate surveys to docents, staff, and visitors looking for ideas, interests, and learning activities at the Zoo, with a particular...

Southern Tier Outdoor Expo

Southern Tier Outdoor Expo

Booth at the Southern Tier Outdoor Expo 2016 in Bath, NY. I traveled to Bath, NY with funding from the Culture & Animals Foundation grant in order to meet people at the Southern Tier Outdoor Expo and find participants for my current study, "Children on the Hunt." ...

Research in the News!

Research in the News!

Research team from 2015-2016:  Alex, Lauren, Chanel, & Joy Some of my research and writing about children's experiences of the death of their pets has been picked up by various news sources online, which is exciting!  There are several links below: The New York...