Dr. Nicole Dorey

Dr. Nicole Dorey
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Animal Science

Dr. Dorey is faculty at the University of Florida, where she teaches courses in psychology and animal behavior. In addition to her teaching, Nicole is co-founder and director of the animal behavior and welfare laboratory which has purchased many scientific papers with species ranging from dogs to Galapagos tortoises. Her current research focuses on behavior choices to increase animal welfare and investigations to find the most effective positive reinforcement training method. In addition to being a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (CAAB), Nicole has served as a board member of the Animal Behavior Management Alliance (ABMA), consulted on animal research and training at a variety of zoos and has been an invited speaker to a number of national and international conferences and workshops.

BS in Psychology, University of Florida
BS in Zoology, University of Florida
MS in Behavioral Analysis, University of North Texas
PhD in Animal Psychology, University of Exeter

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