Marc Bekoff

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Marc Bekoff
Marc Bekoff

Marc Bekoff is an American biologist, ethologist, behavioral ecologist, and writer. He was a professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder.[1] Bekoff has written extensively on animal behavior, cognitive ethology (the study of animal minds), behavioral ecology, and compassionate conservation.[2]

Bekoff has published many books and won awards for his research on animal behavior, animal emotions, compassionate conservation, and animal protection. He has worked closely with Jane Goodall and is co-chair of the ethics committee of the Jane Goodall Institute. He is also a former Guggenheim Fellow. In June 2022, he was recognized as a Hero by the Academy of Dog Trainers. His latest books include "The Animals' Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age" (with Jessica Pierce), "Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do", and "Unleashing Your Dog: A Field Guide to Giving Your Canine Companion the Best Life Possible" (with Jessica Pierce). His most recent book, "A Dog's World: Imagining the Lives of Dogs in a World Without Humans", was published by Princeton University Press in October 2021.[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Marc Bekoff Psychology Today
  2. Marc Bekoff PHD