New Editor joins PAIJ: Dennis Turner

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We are thrilled to announce that Dr. sc., Dr. habil. Dennis C. Turner has joined the PAIJ (People and Animals: The International Journal of Research and Practice) Editorial Board.

Dennis has a long and distinguished career in the field of human-animal interactions. Born in the USA, he moved to Switzerland with his Swiss wife in 1973 and also became Swiss in 1992. ScD degree (Doctor of Science) in 1974 from The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (Dept. of Mental Hygiene), Baltimore. From 1975 to 2011, he held the post of Senior Lecturer and Research Associate, Animal Behavior, Dept. of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich (Head of the Companion Animal Ethology and Human-Animal Relations Group). Since 2000, also Priv. Doz. (PD title), Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich. From 2001 to 2014 he was elected yearly as Invited Professor for Animal-Assisted Therapy and Anthrozoology, Azabu University Graduate School, Fuchinobe (Tokyo), Japan. He is author/co-author of numerous peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters and co-editor/author of several books available in a number of languages. Dennis also served as President of IAHAIO from 1995 to 2010 and was founding secretary of ISAAT, 2006 to 2015.

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