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Dr. Denise L. Herzing

Affliliate Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Florida Atlantic University

HQ Phone: (561) 297-3000

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Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd

Boca Raton, Florida 33431

United States

Company Description

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate stud ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Founder
Wild Dolphin Project Inc

Fellow
The Explorers Club

Scientific Advisor
American Cetacean Society

Scientific Advisor
Lifeboat Foundation

Board Member
Schoolyard Films

Founder
Shaklee Corporation

Founding Member
Marine Mammal Society

Board Member
SAS Company

Founder
WDP

Fellow In Science Writing
Guggenheim Foundation

Education

B.S.

Marine Zoology

Oregon State University

M.A.

Behavioral Biology

San Francisco State University

Ph.D.

Ph.D.

Behavioral Biology and Environmental Studies

Union Institute Graduate School

Ph.D.

Behavioral Biology/Environmental Studies

Union Graduate School

high degree of physical self-coordination

Web References (195 Total References)


Advisory Committee | The Kimmela Center for Animal Advocacy, Inc.

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Denise Herzing, PhD, Research Director, Wild Dolphin Project; Adjunct Research Faculty, Biological Sciences and Psychology, Florida Atlantic University.

As Research Director of the Wild Dolphin Project, Denise has completed 26 years of her long-term study of the Atlantic spotted dolphins inhabiting Bahamian waters. She received her BS in Marine Zoology in 1979; her MA in Behavioral Biology in 1988; and her PhD in Behavioral Biology/Environmental Studies in 1993. She is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences and in the Dept of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida. Her fields of interest are animal consciousness, behavior and communication in cetaceans, and environmental ethics. In 2008 Denise received a Guggenheim Fellowship and she is also a fellow of the Explorers Club, a scientific advisor for the Lifeboat Foundation and the American Cetacean Society, and on the board of Schoolyard Films. Denise has authored and co-authored many papers in the fields of whale biology, animal communication, and human consciousness. Coverage of her work with the spotted dolphins has appeared in National Geographic, BBC Wildlife, Ocean Realm and Sonar magazines. Her work has been featured on Nature, Discovery Channel, PBS, ABC network television, BBC in England and NHK in Japan. Denise has given presentations and lectures to the following research, education and conservation organizations: Society for Marine Mammalogy, European Cetacean Society, International Fund for Animal Welfare, and American Cetacean Society.


DogsBeingTrainedToSmellCancer, Animals Can Smell Scents Given Off By Tumor Cells

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Denise Herzing, research director at the Wild Dolphin Project at Florida Atlantic University, said it was already clear that many of the 77 known cetacean (whale and dolphin) species had rudimentary languages.

"We know that dolphins' brains are nearly as large and complex, relative to body size, as those of humans. They have evolved to be intelligent and that implies being able to communicate," she said.


People Behind the Science

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Dr. Denise Herzing is Director and Founder of a non-profit scientific research organization called The Wild Dolphin Project, as well as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biological and Psychological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University. She received her B.S. in Marine Zoology from Oregon State University, her M.A. in Behavioral Biology from San Francisco State University, and her Ph.D. in Behavioral Biology and Environmental Studies from the Union Institute Graduate School. Denise is author of the book Dolphin Diaries which details her experiences studying dolphins, and she recently co-edited a book called Dolphin Communication and Cognition. Denise is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a fellow of the Explorers Club. She is with us today to tell us all about her journey through life and science. 16b34fa9654e84693d670fc5828c96bb Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:00:00 +0000 People Behind the Science Dr. Denise Herzing is Director and Founder of a non-profit scientific research organization called The Wild Dolphin Project, as well as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biological and Psychological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University. She... Dr. Denise Herzing is Director and Founder of a non-profit scientific research organization called The Wild Dolphin Project, as well as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biological and Psychological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University. She received her B.S. in Marine Zoology from Oregon State University, her M.A. in Behavioral Biology from San Francisco State University, and her Ph.D. in Behavioral Biology and Environmental Studies from the Union Institute Graduate School. Denise is author of the book Dolphin Diaries which details her experiences studying dolphins, and she recently co-edited a book called Dolphin Communication and Cognition. Denise is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a fellow of the Explorers Club. She is with us today to tell us all about her journey through life and science.


People Behind the Science

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Dr. Denise Herzing is Director and Founder of a non-profit scientific research organization called The Wild Dolphin Project, as well as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biological and Psychological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University. She received her B.S. in Marine Zoology from Oregon State University, her M.A. in Behavioral Biology from San Francisco State University, and her Ph.D. in Behavioral Biology and Environmental Studies from the Union Institute Graduate School. Denise is author of the book Dolphin Diaries which details her experiences studying dolphins, and she recently co-edited a book called Dolphin Communication and Cognition. Denise is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a fellow of the Explorers Club. She is with us today to tell us all about her journey through life and science. 16b34fa9654e84693d670fc5828c96bb Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:00:00 +0000 People Behind the Science Dr. Denise Herzing is Director and Founder of a non-profit scientific research organization called The Wild Dolphin Project, as well as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biological and Psychological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University. She... Dr. Denise Herzing is Director and Founder of a non-profit scientific research organization called The Wild Dolphin Project, as well as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biological and Psychological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University. She received her B.S. in Marine Zoology from Oregon State University, her M.A. in Behavioral Biology from San Francisco State University, and her Ph.D. in Behavioral Biology and Environmental Studies from the Union Institute Graduate School. Denise is author of the book Dolphin Diaries which details her experiences studying dolphins, and she recently co-edited a book called Dolphin Communication and Cognition. Denise is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a fellow of the Explorers Club. She is with us today to tell us all about her journey through life and science.


ILONA SELKE

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Denise Herzing, research director at the Wild Dolphin Project at Florida Atlantic University, said it was already clear that many of the 77 known cetacean (whale and Dolphin) species had rudimentary languages. We know that Dolphins brains are nearly as large and complex, relative to body size, as those of humans. They have evolved to be intelligent and that implies being able to communicate, she said.

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