Evan MacLean

Evan MacLean

Associate Professor, Psychology
Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine (Primary Title)

Research Interests:

  • Mechanisms through which animals represent and reason about the world. 
  • How research on dog behavior, cognition, genetics, and neuroendocrinology can improve the processes through which dogs are selected, bred, and trained for roles in society. 
  • Biological mechanisms of human-animal-interaction, with a focus on the neuropeptides oxytocin and vasopressin.

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  • Ph.D. Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University (2012)