I am an assistant professor in the Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation and Anthrozoology departments at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. My research examines factors that contribute to the success of humans’ relationships with companion animals, particularly dogs. I have taught the following courses at Canisius College:

Applied Animal Behavior
Canine Evolution, Behavior and Cognition
Research Methods in Animal Behavior (with lab)
Shelter Behavior

Human-Animal Interactions in Puerto Rico
Psychology of the Human-Animal Bond
Research Methods in Anthrozoology
Shelters, Rescues, and Pounds
Thesis Supervision