Clinical Professor Philip Tedeschi is the Executive Director of the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at the University of Denver within the Graduate School of Social Work. Philip’s research, scholarship, and community engagement have focused on the connection between people and animals. He teaches graduate level courses in human-animal interaction, animal welfare, human ecology, ecological bio-affiliation, social justice and international social work. He is recognized for expertise in all aspects of the human-animal bond and the clinical methods for Animal Assisted Interventions. Philip also coordinates the school’s Animal-Assisted Social Work Certificate specialization as well as the Global Animals and Human Health program.