Sarah Owen

Sarah began UNT’s graduate program in behavior analysis in 2021 and serves as the vice president of ORCA. Before changing career paths, Sarah worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, as well as in marketing. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Arizona State University. She has spent her lifetime with animals and currently lives with a cat and two dogs, all of whom are clicker trained and have helped her refine her teaching skills. Sarah is both a certified professional dog trainer and a certified canine behavior consultant; she works primarily with dogs displaying aggressive or fearful behaviors. She also teaches or has taught group training classes, puppy socialization, dog sports, and service dog training. Sarah is especially interested in studying the controlling stimuli of dangerous or aggressive animal behavior, stimulus discrimination, and cue transference.