Speaker: Andrew N. Rowan, Ph.D.
Chief International Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
President and CEO of Humane Society International (HSI) Dr. Rowan’s Biography
Dr. Rowan has served in numerous board, advisory and consultative roles for government bodies (eg NIH, NIEHS, ILAR), private corporations (e.g. Shell, Iams) and non-profits. Before HSUS, Andrew was the founder and director of the Tufts University’s Center for Animals and Public Policy and started the first graduate degree program in animal policy, the MS in Animals in Public Policy in 1995. He has authored and co-authored many books on animals used in research and alternatives, wildlife conservation, and on companion animal management and population control.
Made possible by the generous support of: Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund
Dr. Andrew Rowan, speaking in the Animal Matters seminar series on September 8, 2017.
Dr. Allen Rutberg, CAPP Director, is introducing Dr. Andrew Rowan, the Animal Matters seminar speaker today who is also the founder and first Director of CAPP (Center for Animals and Public Policy).
About Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy
The mission of the Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy is to conduct and encourage the study of complex issues surrounding the changing role and impact of animals in society. The Center supports the development and dissemination of research driven policies, programs and practices that benefit both people and animals.
Work conducted by the Center is based on the tenets that animal well-being matters, that animal and human well-being are linked, and that both are enhanced through improved understanding of human-animal relationships. Click here for more information