Events & News

In the News 

Select interviews and news coverage.

The Problem With Pandemic Puppies, 2020,  Slate

A Dog’s Mind, 2020, Larry King Now

How to Stop Your Child From Tormenting Your Pet, 2020, New York Times

The Science Behind “Puppy Dog Eyes” with Donna Hanover, 2020, Simply Science CUNY TV

NYC PhD Candidate Julie Hecht Wants to See How You Play With Your Cat, 2019, NBC New York

Your Dog Feels No Shame, 2018, The Atlantic

The Best Science Accounts to Follow on Instagram and Twitter, 2017, Wired

Puppers! Our History with Canines Unfolds in ‘Science Comics: Dogs’, 2017, Live Science

Study with the Best, 2017, The Animal Kingdom CUNY TV

Your Dog Understands More Than You Think, 2016, Science

Why Scientists Think Dogs Are Smarter Than We Give Them Credit For, 2016, Vox

We Asked a Dog Behavior Scientist Which Breed is the Smartest, 2015, Business Insider

Animal Behavior: Two Dogs And An Ice Cream, 2014, NPR

Data for a New “Smellmap” Collected Sniff by Sniff, 2014, New York Times

Dog Feats Reach New Heights, 2014, New York Times

The World of Animals, 2011, Science & U! CUNY TV

The Thought Project podcast, The Graduate Center, CUNY, Tanya Domi

Upcoming & Past Events

Stay tuned for what’s next…

Society for the Promotion of Applied Canine Research #SPARCS18. This year’s focus was dog behavioral genetics and included six expert speakers, Q&As, & panel discussions. All taped and available for anyone to view!

Sixth Annual Canine Science Symposium, San Francisco SPCA, 2018

Neuroculture: Dual Affinities Brain Awareness Week at Baruch College, 2018

CAAB Chat on Citizen Science, Online 2017 (recording available here)

Fifth Annual Canine Science Symposium, San Francisco SPCA, 2017

The Secrets of Animal Communication, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2017

Hunter College, Psychology Club, New York City, 2016

World Animal Protection, New York City, 2016

New York University, Animal Studies Department, New York City, 2016

Keynote lecture, Hunter College, Undergraduate Psychology Conference, New York City, 2016

Dog Behaviorist’s Apprentice, World Science Festival, New York City, 2016

Yale University, Canine Cognition Center, New Haven, CT, 2015

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY, 2015

Society for the Promotion of Applied Research in Canine Science (SPARCS), Phoenix, AZ, 2015

SUNY Empire State College, New York City, 2014

Moral Sense Colloquium, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

Society for the Promotion of Applied Research in Canine Science (SPARCS), Newport, RI, 2014

E-training for Dogs, Online lecture, 2014

Second Canine Science Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 2014

Animal Behavior Society, Princeton, NJ, 2014

Academia Film Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic, 2014

Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY, 2013

Brooklyn College, New York City, 2013

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, New York City, 2013

Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Spokane, WA, 2013

Camp Unleashed, Becket, MA, 2013

First Canine Science Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 2013

Cats in Context, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 2013

Science Online Teen, New York City, 2013

The Lang School, New York City, 2012

Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 2012

E-training for Dogs, Online lecture, 2012

Animal Behavior Society, Boulder, CO, 2012

The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, 2011

Port Chester Obedience Training Club, White Plains, NY, 2011

PS 217, Brooklyn, NY, 2011

Monmouth County SPCA, Eatontown, NJ, 2011

Carroll College, Helena, MT, 2011

American Museum of Natural History, New York City, 2011

Dome Project for Teens, New York City, 2010

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 2010