Research scientist, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut
Allison B. Kaufman is research scientist with the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut, where she also teaches as a adjunct professor in the departments of Marine Biology and Psychology. Allison holds a doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of California, Riverside. She has published on language and cognition in several species of non-human animals, in addition to measurement techniques for observing animal behavior. Currently, her main interest is in the application of research on human constructs, such as creativity and intelligence, to animals. She is the co-editor of two books, Animal Creativity and Innovation, and Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science.