Becoming an Anthrozoologist Blog

Welcome to the International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) Student Blog! The goal of the ISAZ Student Blog is to encourage student networking and facilitate collaboration among researchers in anthrozoology.

The blog is edited by the ISAZ Student Chapter and all current student members of ISAZ are eligible to submit. Please see the Submissions Page for the submission guidelines.

Latest Posts

“Meet the Anthrozoologist” Interview with Dr. Kristen Jacobson

In this edition of “Meet the Anthrozoologist” we’re chatting with Kristen Jacobson, the current president of the International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at The University of Chicago. She has over 20 years of experience conducting research on the socioemotional and behavioral development inContinue reading ““Meet the Anthrozoologist” Interview with Dr. Kristen Jacobson”

Musings of an Early Career Anthrozoologist: Becoming With our Study Animals

By: Jes Hooper It’s a quiet start to the morning and I am feeling the butterflies of nervous anticipation. It will be my first academic conference as a post-graduate researcher. I wonder if maybe including the word “poop” in the title was a good idea or not, to use the word “faeces” sounded somewhat pretentiousContinue reading “Musings of an Early Career Anthrozoologist: Becoming With our Study Animals”

Furever Tattoos: An Expression of the Lasting Bonds We Form With Companion Animals

By: Kristine Hill This essay is dedicated to Sophie (2005-2020), pictured below. The experience of losing her and then having her image immortalized as a tattoo is a personal journey, but one that is intrinsically linked to my recently published study on tattoos dedicated to companion animals (Hill, 2020). Although each journey is unique, myContinue reading “Furever Tattoos: An Expression of the Lasting Bonds We Form With Companion Animals”

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