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Brian Hare      

Co-founder of Dognition & Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University, Author of "The Genius of Dogs"

Dr. Brian Hare is a scientist and New York Times bestselling author. Dr. Hare is associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University in North Carolina and a core member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, founded the Hominoid Psychology Research Group while at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and subsequently created the Duke Canine Cognition Center when arriving at Duke.

Dr. Hare has co-authored three books and published over 100 scientific papers including in Science, Nature and PNAS. His work has featured on television including 60 minutes, NOVA, and Nature as well as the series Is your dog a genius that he hosted for National Geographic Wild.

Dr. Hare’s book The Genius of Dogs, written with his wife Vanessa Woods, was a New York Times Bestseller. Together they also founded the citizen science company Dognition.com. Their new book Survival of the Friendliest will be published by Random House in 2018.

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