Hannah McGee

Hannah D. McGee is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant, and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in behavior analysis at the University of North Texas. A career as a dog trainer led Hannah to discovering the field of behavior analysis and sparked her interest in the scientific study of animal behavior. Hannah’s current research centers around the concepts of consent and coercion in animal training and exploring ways we can better understand our animal’s communication. Hannah has always shared her home with a variety of animals, from dogs and cats to snakes and tarantulas, and is always ready learn about and work with new species. Additionally, Hannah has a passion for the skill of teaching and believes that we can enhance our interactions with animals by first refining our own skills. As the President of ORCA, it is Hannah’s priority to foster an environment where students and professionals can share their ideas about animal training, with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of the animals we work with.