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Megan Mueller, Ph.D., is a research assistant professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and is a part of the Center for Animals and Public Policy. As both a developmental psychologist and a faculty member at the Cummings School, she has insight into both sides of the relationship between people and animals, and is a leader in bringing the developmental perspective to the study of human-animal interaction. Her areas of research interest include the impact of animals on positive development in military-connected children.

Professor Mueller can speak about:

  • Human-animal bond
  • Impact of animals on positive child and adolescent development
  • Human-animal interaction in military families
  • Child development
  • Animal-facilitated activities