Animal Studies at MSU is an umbrella program focused on the interdisciplinary study of the relationship between humans and other animals. The program includes a doctoral and master's graduate specialization, cutting-edge research, a monthly seminar series on the MSU campus, and a registered student organization that connects academic initiatives with the local community. For questions, contact Dr. Linda Kalof, Director of Animal Studies at MSU, or Stephen Vrla, President of the Student Animals & Society Institute of MSU.
March’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, March 4 (12-1:00 pm in 457 Berkey Hall) and will feature Donna Fournier of Stiggy’s Dogs, an organization that rescues and trains shelter dogs to be psychiatric service dogs for military veterans living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”). See the Spring 2016 Animal Studies Seminar schedule.