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President Erika Friedmann
Treasurer (Secretary) Benjamin Hart
Secretary for Development James Serpell
Sec. Comm. & External Relations Birgit Stetina
Editor, Anthrozoös Anthony Podberscek
Membership/Admin Mgr Abigail Thigpen
Listserv Sends message directly to listserv
Listserv Moderator Erika Friedmann
Conference Organizers 2017 Lynette Hart
ISAZ Waltham Research Award Coord. Erika Friedmann
Webmaster Abigail Thigpen



Membership & Changes of Address

The Administrative Manager can assist with questions about your membership, or about becoming a member. Changes of address should also be sent to the Administrative Manager. More detailed information, including membership and change of address forms, can be found on the Membership page. Questions about your subscription to Anthrozoös, lost membership numbers, or technical support for online journal access and membership payments should be sent the Administrative Manager (

To mail or fax your membership application, student ID, or change of address form, please use the contact information below:
Ms. Abigail Thigpen

ISAZ Administrative Manager

1032 VM3B

1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive

University of California, Davis

Davis, CA 95616


Fax: 530-752-7181

E-mail:  (preferred)


Journal Publisher – Taylor & Francis Publishing

If you have questions about your subscription to Anthrozoös, online payment of your membership dues, or would like to purchase reprints or back issues, please contact Taylor&Francis directly. The ISAZ Director of Communications, Birgit Stetina,  can also assist current ISAZ members with technical support for online access to the journal.  For online membership payments, and with retrieval of lost membership numbers. More detailed information can be found on the Taylor & Francis website.


Journal Editor – Anthrozoös

The Editor of the Society’s journal, Anthrozoös, is available to respond to inquiries from authors and advertisers. Detailed information, including manuscript submission guidelines, can be found on the Anthrozoös page. Questions about subscriptions, reprints, and back issues should be sent directly to Taylor & Francis Publishing.
(Contact the Journal Editor)


Development & Fundraising

If you would like to support the work of ISAZ, or you have a comment or suggestion for the Fundraising Committee, please contact the Secretary for Development. By visiting the Support page, you can also find information about making gifts to ISAZ in honor of special people and animals, as well as instructions for making online contributions.

(Contact the Secretary for Development)


Communications & External Affairs

(Contact the Secretary for Communications & External Affairs)


Conference Organizer

The conference organizer is responsible for planning the upcoming ISAZ conference (currently, ISAZ 2017 in Davis, California USA). If you need to contact organizers who have planned past conferences, or organizers who are planning conferences in the more distant future, the Administrative Manager can help you to make contact. If you would like to submit a proposal to host a future ISAZ conference, please contact the Administrative Manager to obtain guidelines.

(Contact the Conference Organizer for ISAZ 2017 in Davis, California USA)


ISAZ Listserv

If you are a member of the ISAZ listserv, you can post messages directly to the list (the list is only available to ISAZ members). Attachments larger than 1MB cannot be posted to the list, and will be automatically rejected by the list software. Please be aware that the list is for announcements only (e.g., conferences, jobs, books, educational opportunities, grants, etc.), and is not a discussion list. Because the list is moderated, your message will not appear until it has been approved by the moderator, which can take up to 72 hours. You can also visit the list on the web.

(Post a Message to the ISAZ Listserv – for listserv members only)


Listserv Moderator

If you are not an ISAZ member, or are not a member of the listserv, you can send announcements to the list moderator for posting. Please be aware that attachments larger than 1MB cannot be posted to the list. If you are a current ISAZ member, you can also use this option to request that you be added to the listserv, or to change the e-mail address that you use for your subscription.

(Contact the Listserv Moderator)


Board of Directors

If you have a comment or suggestion that you would like the ISAZ Board of Directors to consider, please send an e-mail to the Administrative Manager. To find contact information for specific Board Members, refer to list below:

(Contact the Board of Directors)



Erika Friedmann

University of Maryland, School of Nursing



President Elect

Cheryl A. Krause-Parello

University of Colorado, College of Nursing
Director, C-P.A.W.W.  Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors
Health Research Initiative for Veterans

Portraits for College of Nursing. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)


Recent Past President (ex officio)

Pauleen Bennett

La Trobe University, Australia

Pauleen Bennett, Campus Director, Psychological Science, Bendigo


Benjamin L. Hart

University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine

Ben Hart


Treasurer Elect & Programs Officer

Kristen Jacobson

University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience


Recent Past Treasurer (ex officio)

Lynette Hart

University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine

Lynette Hart

Secretary for Development

James Serpell

University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

James Serpell


Secretary for Communications

Birgit U. Stetina

Sigmund Freud University, Department of Psychology, Vienna, Austria


Editor, Anthrozoös (ex officio)

Anthony Podberscek

University of Sydney, Australia



Ordinary Board Members

Patricia Anderson

Western Illinois University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Patricia K Anderson


Andrea Beetz

University of Rostock, Germany, Department of Special Education,
University of Vienna, Austria, Department of Behavioral Biology


Beth Daly

University of Windsor, Faculty of Education


Brinda Jegatheesen

University of Washington, Educational Psychology



Michael Meehan

University of Queensland, Industry Fellow
University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College


Maggie O’Haire

Purdue University, School of Veterinary Medicine

Maggie OHaire


Nobuyo Ohtani

Azabu University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Effective Animals for Human Health, Japan


Nik Taylor

Flinders University, School of Social and Policy Studies, South Australia


Carri Westgarth

University of Liverpool, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, UK

Carri Westgarth

Student Board Member

Taylor Rezvani

Washington State University


Administrative Manager

Abigail Thigpen

University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine



IAHAIO Representative (ex-officio)

Marie-Jose Enders-Slegers

Open Universiteit Nederland, Heerlen
Marie-Jose Enders-Slegers