Articles & Other Publications

Articles and Other Publications by the Center

Brown, S. E. (2007). Companion animals as selfobjects.  Anthrozoos, 20 (4), 329-343.
Brown, S. E. (2005).  The under-representation of African American employees in animal welfare organizations in the United States.  Society & Animals, 13 (2), 153-162.
Brown, S. E. (2005).  The under-representation of African Americans in animal welfare fields in the United States.  Anthrozoos, 18 (2), 98-121.
Brown, S. E. (2004).  The human-animal bond and self psychology: Toward a new understanding.  Society & Animals, 12 (1 ), 67-86. (Link to Abstract )
Brown, S. E. (2004, Winter).  The human-animal bond: Self psychology offers special insight.  PSYETA News: The Newsletter of Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Vol. 24, 1, 4.
Brown, S. E. (2004).  Animal welfare involvement by African Americans.  This project was funded by the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care at $10,000. Dr. Brown served as principal investigator.
Brown, S. E. (2003, Jan/Feb).  From the horse's mouth [Review of the book From the horses mouth].  Animal People, News for People who Care About Animals. XIII, #1.
Brown, S. E. (2003, March).  Foal Train, An Alabama based PMU organization.  The Alabama Farmer's and Consumer's Bulletin.
Brown, S. E. (2002).  Ethnic variations in pet attachment among students at an American school of veterinary medicine.  Society & Animals, 10 (3), 249-266. (Link to Abstract )
Brown, S. E. (2002).  Ethnic variations in pet attachment among students at an American school of veterinary medicine.  Society & Animals, 10 (4), 455-456.  (summary paper published as second prize in a competition for the best paper in human-animal studies.)
Brown, S. E. & Katcher, A. H. (2001).  Pet attachment and dissociation.  Society & Animals, 9 (1), 25-41. (Link to Abstract )
Brown, S.E. (March 15, 2001).  Pet attachment and dissociation: A survey of TUSVM students.  Proceedings of the 36th Annual Veterinary Medical Symposium, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL.
Brown, S. E., & Katcher, A. H. (1997).  The contribution of attachment to pets and attachment to nature to dissociation and absorption.  DISSOCIATION, 10(2), 125-129. (Link to Abstract )
Dorsey, G. J., C. B. Schaffer, and J. A. Ferguson, (July 1994).  HIV/AIDS and Pet Ownership.  Public service brochure published by Tuskegee University's School of Veterinary Medicine (non-refereed).
Phillips, J. and C. B. Schaffer, (1993).  The Tuskegee Behavior Test for Selecting Therapy Dogs.  Video tape and training materials (non-refereed).
Steiss, J., C. B. Schaffer, H. A. Ahmad, and V. L. Voith, (2007).  Evaluation of plasma cortisol levels and behavior in dogs wearing bark control collars.  Journal of Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 106: 96-106.
Schaffer, C. B., (October 19, 2007 ).  Tuskegee University and Macon County Humane Society challenge Alabama residents to control pet population. (non-refereed).
Schaffer, C. B., (October 18, 2007).  Information and grants to help Macon residents chose long lives for pets.  The Tuskegee News, page A-2 (non-refereed).
Schaffer, C. B., (July 19, 2007).  Humane society open house, microchip clinic set.  The Tuskegee News, page A-8 (non-refereed) and (non-refereed).
Schaffer, C. B., (July 12, 2007).  Humane County Humane Society invites public to its grand opening and leash tying ceremony. The Tuskegee News, page B-1 (non-refereed) and (non-refereed).
Schaffer, C. B., (June 7, 2007).  Macon residents increase their humane society skills. The Tuskegee News, page A-7 (non-refereed) and (non-refereed).
Schaffer, C. B., (August 2005).  The ABCs of responsible pet ownership and Pet ownership and the law.  Public service brochures for the Macon County Humane Society and Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine (non-refereed).
Schaffer, C. B. (November 11, 2004).  Behavior modification techniques for rehabilitation.  In Steiss, J. E., Chapter: Canine Rehabilitation. In Vite, C. H. (Ed.), Braud's Clinical Neurology in Small Animals: Localization, Diagnosis, and Treatment, International Veterinary Information Service, Ithaca, NY (
Schaffer, C. B. (July 2004).  Honoring the human-animal relationship through client communication, a model from Tuskegee.  Proceedings of the 141st Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Philadelphia, PA. 
Schaffer, C. B. (September 25, 2003).  Selecting and screening therapy animals to minimize risks to patients and pets.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Nurses Association, Opelika, AL. (Link to Abstract )
Schaffer, C. B. (August 15, 2003).  Persistent myths regarding immunosuppression and safe pet ownership.  Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Society of Anthrozoology, Canton, OH. (Link to Abstract)
Schaffer, C. B. (July 16, 2002).  The veterinarian's role in the HIV/AIDS epidemic.  Proceedings of the 139th Annual Meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Nashville, TN.  (Link to Abstract)
Schaffer, C. B. (2001).  Honoring the bond between clients, patients and Alabama veterinarians.  Alabama Veterinarian, 12(1), 38-40. (Link to Article)
Schaffer, C. B. and L. J. Anderson. (October 21, 2000).  Lessons learned: Veterinary practice for clients with special needs.  Proceedings of Conference on The Healing Power of the Human-Animal Bond: Lessons Learned from the AIDS Epidemic, San Francisco, CA. (Link to Abstract )