Eric Greene, Founder & President
Beginning in the early-1980s, Eric Greene developed and graduated with the first interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degrees in Animals & Culture Studies from Binghamton University and Vermont College (now part of The Union Institute and University), respectively, followed by advanced study in cultural anthropology at the New School for Social Research. Read More >>
Jessica Pierce, Advisor
Jessica Pierce, Ph.D. is a bioethicist and writer. Her 2012 book, The Last Walk: Reflections on Our Pets at the Ends of Their Lives, explores end-of-life care, dying, and euthanasia in the lives of our companion animals, weaving analysis together with a journal chronicling the decline and death of her beloved dog Odysseus. She also writes a blog, “All Dogs Go To Heaven” on the Psychology Today website. Read More >>
Kristin L. Stewart, Advisor
Kristin L. Stewart, JD, PhD is an attorney and PhD in cultural geography with an emphasis on animals and society. Kris engages in teaching and research related to exploring the social, ethical and legal dimensions of human-animal relations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Animals and Society Institute.
updated January 5, 2014