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April 8-11, 2016

 Speaker, Penn Vet Working Dog conference

April 14, 2016

 Woods Lecture, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.

April 22, 2016

 Union Docs, Brooklyn, NY

October 11, 2014

Speaking in favor of the motion: "Dogs!" at the New Yorker Festival, NYC

September 19, 2013

Talk on "On Looking", 6:30, Mid-Manhattan Library, NYC

June 29-30, 2013

 Presenter, SPARCS Applied Canine Research conference, Redmond, WA

May 16, 2013

Lecture, On Looking, New York Society Library, New York City (video)

April 23, 2013

 Reading and discussing On Looking, Bartow-Pell Mansion, Bronx, NY

March 14, 2013

Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia, PA 

February 10, 2013

Ben McNally Books Author's Brunch with Cathy Marie Buchanan, Robert Kanigel, & Carl Honoré, King Edward Hotel, Toronto, ON.

January 25, 2013

Reading, On Looking, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA.

October 4, 2012

Michigan Humane Society, Southfield, MI 

June 8, 2012

  "Thinking animals," Hunter College, New York, NY

April 20, 2012

 American Philosophical Society lecture, Philadelphia PA

April 15th, 22nd, and 29th, 2012

Dog behavior trials, Animal Haven, NYC: The Dog Cognition lab is looking for dogs and their owners in NYC to participate in a short behavior trial on one of three Sundays in April. Questions or to sign up: Thanks! 

December 5, 2011

Interviewing New Yorker writer Susan Orlean about her new book at The Free Library of Philadelphia (free event!) 

October 23, 2011

Dog behavior trials, Animal Haven, NYC: The Dog Cognition lab is looking for multi-dog households in NYC to participate in a short behavior trial on Sunday afternoon. Questions? Thanks! 

August 31, 2011

 Conversation, Humane Society of Boulder (CO)

July 21, 2011

 Book reading and Q&A, Madison Square Reads. Madison Square Park, New York City.

July 16, 2011

Plenary speaker, Taking Action for Animals, Humane Society. Washington, D.C.

June 12, 2011

 Book Talk: Q&A and signing, Fairfield Public Library, CT. Info here

May 14-15, 2011

 Exploring the Dog's Mind, University of Guelph, Ontario

March 31, 2011

 Free lecture, Columbia Club, New York City

March 13, 2011

 Was denkt der Hund? Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut, Heidelberg, Germany

February 12, 2011

 Wild, Wild World. American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

November 14, 2010

 Keynote, ThinkDog conference, Milan, Italy

November 8, 2010

 President's Speakers Series, Spokane Community College

October 30, 2010

 Brooklyn Public Library

October 20, 2010

 Keynote speaker, Association of Pet Dog Trainers conference

October 5, 2010

 Paperback "Inside" release date!

September 21, 2010

"Dog Days", a panel with Ray Coppinger and Clive Wynne; moderated by Natalie Angier. 6 pm, Barnard College, NYC. Listen to the podcast.

August 20-23, 2010

Ammon and I will be at the Sun Valley Writer's Conference 

August 10, 2010

 Reading and discussing Rudyard Kipling's "Just So Stories", Bryant Park Reading Room

July 26-28, 2010

Presenting research at the second Canine Science Forum in Vienna, Italy

June 10, 2010

 Finnegan and I will be visiting Camp Unleashed

June 6, 2010

 I take the stage and sign books at the World Science Festival in NYC. 3 pm @ NYU's Kimmel Center

May 19, 2010

Presentation at Saint Barnabas hospice: benefit for "Paws for patients" program 

April 18, 2010

Panel discussion, Philadelphia Free Library

March 2, 2010

Appearance at Brooklyn's "Adult education" event, billed as a "useless lecture" series. I'll see what I can do that's useless.

February 11, 2010

Lecture at the New York Society Library, 6:30 pm. (video clip)

December 1, 2009

A visit to The Martha Stewart Show! Watch the clip.

November 26, 2009

On NPR's "Talk of the Nation": 1-2 pm EST. Listen here!

November 15, 2009

Appearance on CBS 2 New York Sunday morning news

October 31, 2009

Appearance on Huckabee, on the FOXNews channel

September 22, 2009

 I'm on On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Listen here.

September 21, 2009

Reading at McNally Jackson Books, 7 pm

52 Prince St. (b/w Lafayette & Mulberry)
New York City


September 15, 2009

U.S. publication date!

Publicity: Scribner
Speaking engagements: Kris Dahl, ICM