Professor Emeritus of Sociology
As one of the founders of anthrozoology, Professor Arluke’s research has examined the nature and significance of contradictory human-animal relationships in occupations (e.g., shelter workers), everyday life (e.g., hoarders), and other cultures and time periods (e.g., Nazi Germany). He is currently studying pet keeping in poverty. Arluke’s earlier work focused on social psychology, medical sociology and the professions.
|2012-Named in The Best 300 Professors (Princeton Review and Random House)2009-Distinguished Scholarship Award, Animals & Society Section, ASA. 2009/2011-Excellence in Teaching Award, Kappa Delta Tau 2004-MSPCA Human Hero Award (for research on human-animal studies 2004-The Peter Stratton Memorial Lecturer, University of British Columbia 1998-Distinguished Scholar Award, Intern. Assoc. of Human-Animal Interaction 1997-Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction 1983/1996-Excellence in Teaching Award, Northeastern 1974-Commonwealth Foundation Fellow in Law, Science, and Medicine, Yale Law US Public Health Services Trainee, Sociology, NYU, 1973 NIMH Trainee, NYU, Sociology, 1972 Alpha Kappa Delta, National Sociology Honorary Society, 1969|
A. Arluke, C. Sanders, and L. Irvine. Regarding Animals, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, second edition, 2022.
A. Arluke and A. Rowan. Underdogs: Pets, People, and Poverty, University of Georgia Press, 2020.
A. Arluke and L. Rolfe. The Photographed Cat: Picturing Human-Feline Ties, 1895-1940. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2013.
A. Arluke and R. Bogdan. Beauty and the Beast: Human-Animal Relations as Revealed in Real Photo Postcards, 1905-1935. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2010.
A.Arluke and C. Killeen, Inside Animal Hoarding: The Barbara Erickson Case, Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2009 (Choice’s selection for significant university press books for undergraduates, 2008-2009).
A. Arluke and C. Sanders (eds.), Between the Species: Readings in Human-Animal Relationships, Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2008.
L. Birke, A. Arluke, and M. Michael, The Sacrifice: How Scientific Experiments Transform Animals and People, West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2007.
A. Arluke, Just a Dog: Understanding Animal Cruelty and Ourselves, Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2006 (Distinguished Scholarship Award, Animals & Society section, ASA, 2009).
A. Arluke, Brute Force: Animal Police and the Challenge of Cruelty, West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2004.
Beck, et al., and A. Arluke (eds.), Great Apes and Humans: The Ethics of Coexistence, Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001.
A. Arluke and C. Sanders, Regarding Animals, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996 (Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 1997).
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