Harold Herzog, PhD, professor of psychology at Western Carolina University, will speak at Canisius on Friday, January 17, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. Presented by the Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations (ISHAR), the talk is entitled “Why do Humans – But not Other Animals – Keep Pets?” The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase, and the evening will conclude with a book signing.
Herzog has been investigating human-animal interactions for more than 20 years. His research has included studies of the psychology of animal activism, the moral thinking of cockfighters, the impact of pets on human health, and gender differences in human-animal relationships.
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