At Southwestern, animal behavior researchers explore animal communication, emotions, instincts, culture and learning in pursuit of better understanding how animals behave and interact.
The scientific study of animal behavior has been responsible for numerous breakthroughs in the understanding of the animal world, and in turn the human one.
Niki Bertrand has been studying primates since she was an undergraduate at Southwestern
Religion professor’s new book chronicles the canine-human story
Biology professor Romi Burks took students Amber Cochran, Jonathan Miley and Amy Miller to Uruguay for six weeks in 2013-14 to gain experience conducting international research. The trip was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. Read more about the trip here.