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Jonathan Balcombe

Department Chair, Animal Studies, Humane Society University

Animal behavior expert Jonathan Balcombe is a passionate advocate for animals and their living spaces. His best-selling books Pleasurable Kingdom and Second Nature and his recently-released pictorial book The Exultant Ark present animals in a new light and presage a revolution in the human-animal relationship. A PhD scientist and vegan, Balcombe’s dynamic message resonates with timely issues that affect everyone, including climate change, biodiversity, and personal health. He has given invited presentations on six continents. He is Department Chair for Animal Studies with Humane Society University, where he teaches a popular course titled Animal Behavior, Animal Minds, and Animal Protection.

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Sunday, July 29