Current Key Projects

Someone – not Something: The Kimmela Center is working with Farm Sanctuary to compile and publish scientific evidence for cognitive and emotional complexity in farm animals.

Dolphin and whale captivity: The Kimmela Center is working with other organizations to provide expert research and testimony on behalf of captive dolphins and whales.

“I Am Not an Animal”: The Kimmela Center engages the field of human psychology with work and writing on human-nonhuman relationships.

Past Key Projects

The Los Angeles Zoo Elephant Case, in which Dr. Marino has served as an expert witness.

The Nonhuman Rights Project, for which The Kimmela Center provided the scientific expertise, data and guidance for four court cases on behalf of captive chimpanzees litigated in late 2013 and currently under appeal..

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