Christy Hoffman, PhD Assistant Professor

Christy Hoffman, PhD

Phone: (716) 888-2775
PhD, Comparative Development, University of Chicago
MA, Comparative Development, University of Chicago
BS, Anthropology and Biopsychology, College of William and Mary

Prior to Canisius, Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior, Conservation and Ecology, Christy Hoffman, PhD, was an instructor in the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, where she continued her post-doctoral scholarship in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. Hoffman also obtained her PhD in comparative human development from the University of Chicago. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA in anthropology and a BS in biopsychology from the College of William and Mary. Hoffman has been the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships which have supported her research and scholarship. Hoffman’s teaching interests are animal behavior and cognition, applied animal behavior, canine behavior; psychology of the human-animal bond; animal shelters; and research methods in animal behavior.