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    Charles Watkinson is Director of Purdue University Press, a unit of Purdue Libraries. Purdue University Press is the publisher of New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond, the top book series in human/animal bond studies. The series is edited by Dr. Alan Beck. Prior to joining Purdue University Press in 2009, Charles was Director of Publications at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He has been active in publishing and bookselling for almost 20 years. Although he grew up with dogs, he is currently a cat person. He and his wife Heather are owned by two cats, Honsu and Honsi.