Alexandra Horowitz

Professor of Psychology, Barnard College

Alexandra Horowitz is a professor of psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University; she earned her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science at the University of California at San Diego. The Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard conducts research on a wide range of topics, including, lately: dog olfaction; inter-species play behavior; and attributions of secondary emotions to dogs. In addition to many scholarly articles relating to dog behavior and cognition, she is author of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know (Scribner, 2009), On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes (Scribner, 2013) and editor of Domestic Dog Cognition and Behavior (Springer-Verlag, 2014)

Participant In:

Human and Nonhuman Minds: Continuities and Discontinuities

Saturday, May 16, 2015
2:30-4:30 pm

Past Event

When Darwin wrote The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, published in 1872, the scientific community was still pondering the question: Do other animals think?  The subsequent prodigious scientific study of animal cognition and behavior has answered this question with an emphatic “yes”! The question now has advanced to: To what degree do… read more »