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Animals & Society Institute officially founded

Human-Animal Studies (HAS) Fellowship started

HAS Public Policy paper released

Margo DeMello, who had previously been a volunteer, named ASI’s first HAS Program Director

Special theme issue of Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (JAAWS) on animal welfare and epidemiology, guest editor Suzanne Millman

Teaching the Animal is published, providing information for HAS Scholars to use in their classrooms

First HAS Fellowship at Wesleyan University Department of Animal Studies

Special theme issue of Society & Animals (S&A), containing selected papers from first international Minding Animals Conference that had been held in Newcastle Australia in 2009, guest edited by Siobhan O’Sullivan and Rod Bennison

ASI awarded a grant from the Shumaker Family Foundation to provide animal abuse prevention training and technical assistance in the Kansas Cities, Albuquerque, and Denver

Lisa Lunghofer, a former contractor, named first Director of Human-Animal Programs

Student Animals & Society Institute (SASI) launched

Animals & Society textbook published

Undergraduate Paper prize launched

ASI awarded a grant from The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust to promote animal abuse prevention efforts in the Great Lakes Region

S&A expands publication from 4 to 6 issues annually and publishes two special theme issues: Archaeology and Human-Animal Studies, guest edited by Kristin Armstrong Oma and Lynda Birke, and Religious Slaughter, guest edited by Mara Miele

ASI awarded its second grant from The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust to promote animal abuse prevention efforts in the Great Lakes Region

International Development program launched

The Assessment and Treatment of Children Who Abuse Animals: The AniCare Child Approach published in self-teaching book form for the first time

Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human-Animal Studies, an online journal for undergraduates launched

Diversion Program for treatment and education of misdemeanor animal abuse offenders launched

Human Animal Relationship Awareness Week (HARA) launched

Fellow Travelers: An Animal Studies Conference held featuring papers given by our previous HAS fellows

The Identification, Assessment, and Treatment of Adults Who Abuse Animals: The AniCare Approach published in self-teaching book form for the first time

Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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