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