People

The IWU Dog Scientists program could not function without the dedication of many many Illinois Wesleyan University students, past and present. 

Dr. Ellen Furlong

Dr. Ellen Furlong

Zach Silver

Zach Silver

Eric Rydell

Eric Rydell

Liz Oltman

Liz Oltman

Selina Liang

Selina Liang

Jessi Gutheil

Jessi Gutheil

Hannah Gallee

Hannah Gallee

Kathleen O'Shae

Kathleen O'Shae

Sophia Sodolski

Sophia Sodolski

Jacquelyn Schirmacher

Jacquelyn Schirmacher

Breanna Williams

Breanna Williams

Current Studies

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently running any studies. Check back soon! 

- Numerical Reasoning

Interested in Learning more about dog cognition? Check out Dr. Furlong's audiobook! 

Interested in learning more about dogs?

Check out Dr. Furlong's audiobook on dog cognition! - Numerical Reasoning

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ADDRESS

Illinois Wesleyan University

Shaw Hall

1312 N. Park St.

Bloomington, IL

 

E-Mail: dogscience@iwu.edu 
Tel (Info):  (309) 556-3415

Tel (Lab):  (309) 556-3821

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Dr. Ellen Furlong

Ellen is the director of the Comparative Cognition Lab and an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Illinois Wesleyan University. She received her B.A in Mathematics from Transylvania University and her PhD in Psychology from The Ohio State University. Before joining the faculty at Illinois Wesleyan in 2013 she served as a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University under the supervision of Dr. Laurie Santos.