"Animals Make Us Human"

May 31, 2024
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Event sponsored by:

Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Sturdivant, Elizabeth


T. Grandin


Temple Grandin, PhD
The Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development is pleased to partner with the Durham County Library and Durham Library Foundation in welcoming Dr. Temple Grandin to Duke's campus. While registration for the in-person event is full, we're now offering a free live stream of this special presentation. Dr. Temple Grandin is a prominent speaker and author on both animal behavior and autism. She obtained her B.A. at Franklin Pierce College in 1970, an M.S. in Animal Science at Arizona State University in 1974, and was awarded a Ph.D. in Animal Science from the University of Illinois in 1989. Dr. Grandin has been a pioneer in improving the handling and welfare of farm animals. She is also an autism self-advocate, promoting a strengths-based mindset to support opportunities for autistic people to thrive. REGISTRATION FOR THE LIVE STREAM IS REQUIRED. Please register at the link provided.