Ethics and the Emotional Lives of Animals

Marc Bekoff

Friday, 15 Feb 2008 at 1:00 pm – Gilman Hall Auditorium, Rm 1002

Marc Bekoff is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society, and a former Guggenheim Fellow. In 2000 he was awarded the Exemplar Award from the Animal Behavior Society for major long-term contributions to the field of animal behavior. Bekoff is also regional coordinator for Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program, in which he works with students of all ages, senior citizens and prisoners, and he is a member of the Ethics Committee of the Jane Goodall Institute. In 2000 he and Goodall cofounded the organization Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals: Citizens for Responsible Animal Behavior Studies. Bekoff is the author of eighteen books, including Animals Matter. Keynote address for the Symposium on the Ethics of Wildlife Research.

Cosponsored By:
  • Bioethics Program
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • EEOB Graduate Student Organization
  • Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
  • Grad Research in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology
  • Natural Resource Ecology and Management
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)