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Professor Earns International Award for Human-Animal Interaction Research

Professor Earns International Award for Human-Animal Interaction Research

Professor Fine accepting his award

Aubrey Fine, a professor in the College of Education & Integrative Studies, was lauded for the breadth, depth and quality of his human-animal interaction work at an international conference.

Fine was awarded the 2016 William F. McCulloch Award for Excellence in Human-Animal Interaction Education and/or Practice by the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations.

The association represents more than 80 human-animal interaction organizations worldwide and presents the award once every three years. Fine traveled to Paris in July to accept the award and give a keynote address.

“It’s overwhelming when you get accolades and recognition from your peers,” he says.

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