Animal Voices / Animal Worlds

The discipline of animal studies has, ironically, produced works focused more on human issues in relation to nonhuman animals than on animals and their concerns. The University of Georgia Press seeks to redress this imbalance by promoting a focus on animals’ points of view in the new Animal Voices / Animal Worlds series. The aim of the new series is to gain an appreciation of how animals perceive, understand, and experience their world, and the series' focus is on works about the animal’s point of view.

Potential topics in the series include

Robert W. Mitchell is foundation professor in the department of psychology and coordinator of the Animal Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University. Mitchell is the editor of Pretending and Imagination in Animals and Children and coeditor of Experiencing Animal Minds: An Anthology of Animal-Human Encounters; Spatial Cognition, Spatial Perception: Mapping the Self and Space; The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans: Comparative Perspectives; Self-Awareness in Animals and Humans: Developmental Perspectives; Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals; and Deception: Perspectives on Human and Nonhuman Deceit.

Books in this series

Food, Fiber, and Friends
Erin McKenna

Series Editors

Robert W. Mitchell
Series General Editor
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Beth Snead
Assistant Acquisitions Editor at the University of Georgia Press
Series Acquisitions Editor
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Editorial Advisory Board

Jonathan Balcombe
Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy

Margo DeMello
Animals and Society Institute

Francine L. Dolins
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Hal Herzog
Western Carolina University

Dale Jamieson
New York University

Claire Molloy
Edge Hill University
and Centre for Human Animal Studies

Paul Waldau
Canisius College

Sara Waller
Montana State University