About Me

This is the blog about... me. More specifically it is about my thoughts on topics such as animal welfare, the human-animal bond and behavioral psychology. I am Dr Emily Patterson-Kane an animal welfare scientist currently employed by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Emily G. Patterson-Kane, Ph.D.

Animal Welfare Scientist
Animal Welfare Division
American Veterinary Medical Association
1931 N Meacham Rd, Ste 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173, USA
emilypattersonkane at gmail.com

  • Reviewer for: Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior, JAALAS, Laboratory Animals and Lab Animal.

EDUCATION
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Victoria University of Wellington). William Georgetti Scholarship, Victoria University of Wellington Post-Graduate Scholarship, Royal Society of New Zealand Science and Technology Award. Thesis : Assessing and enriching the cage environment of laboratory rats
  • Masters of Social Science first class honours (University of Waikato, Hamilton). Major : Biology and Psychology. Honours and Masters Award 1993, Senior Scholarship 1993. Masters Thesis: The ability of hens to recognise video images as the objects they represent
  • Bachelor of Social Science (University of Waikato, Hamilton). Major : Biology and Psychology.
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