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About Harold Herzog, Ph.D.

Hal Herzog has been conducting research on how we relate to and think about the animals in our lives for over 30 years. His investigations have included studies of the moral worlds of cockfighters and animal activists, the use of animals in science, and the impact of pets on human health and happiness. The author of over 100 scientific publications, he has also written for newspapers and magazines including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Wired, and Time Magazine. His book Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard To Think Straight About Animals has been translated into nine languages, and he writes the blog Animals and Us for Psychology Today magazine. In 2013, he was given the Distinguished Scholar Award by the International Society for Anthrozoology.



Present Content Contributor, The Animal Studies Repository
Present Professor, Western Carolina University

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Honors and Awards

  • International Society of Anthrozoology Distinguished Scholar Award
  • University of Tennessee Department of Psychology Distinguished Alumnus Award

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