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.
News: We mourn the passing of Juliet Clutton-Brock on September 21, 2015. Juliet was an inspiration to us all, a compassionate champion of animal well being and a tireless author of numerous scholarly publications that are classics in our classes, including Animals as Domesticates which won the Choice 2013 Outstanding Academic Title.