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Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relationships (ISHAR)

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Abstract

Canisius College affirms its strong commitment to the advancement of ethical thought as it pertains to mankind’s relationship with nature and the other species with which we share the planet.  The Canisius College Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relationships (ISHAR) is at the forefront of Human-Animal Studies, engaging Canisius students and members of our community in dialogs on pressing issues.

ISHAR functions include:
It coordinates synergy among the graduate level Master’s Program in Anthrozoology, the undergraduate Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation major, and for three undergraduate minors (Anthrozoology, Animal Behavior, and Zoo Biology).
Interdisciplinary coordination among the college’s animal-related programs and our Philosophy and Religious Studies programs.
An Anthrozoology Speaker Series.
Biannual Anthrozoology symposia.
Advocacy of animal welfare and conservation via:
The Canisius Ambassadors for Conservation
The Canisius Zoological Society
Volunteers and Interns

Submitter

Katie Carroll

Location Buffalo, NY
Degree
  • Undergraduate
  • Master's
Language English
Institution Canisius College
Tags
  1. Academics
  2. Animal behavior
  3. Animal roles
  4. Animals in culture
  5. Anthrozoology
  6. Arthropods
  7. Biology
  8. Birds
  9. Conservation
  10. Ecology
  11. Fish
  12. Frogs
  13. Human-animal bond research
  14. Human-animal relationships
  15. Mammals
  16. Master's Program
  17. Reptiles
  18. Universities and Colleges