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Dr. Casey Taft

Dr. Casey Taft

Co-owner of Vegan Publishers

Appearing on Sunday 1pm in the Lifestyle / Campaign Talks Room and Sunday 3pm in the Activists Summit



Dr. Casey Taft is Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and co-owner of a vegan-themed publishing company, Vegan Publishers. He is an internationally recognized researcher in the areas of trauma, family communication, and violence prevention, winning prestigious awards for his work from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has published over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and scientific reports, and is editor on several academic journals. Dr. Taft has chaired an American Psychological Association task force on trauma in the military and has consulted with the United Nations on preventing violence and abuse globally. He sees the prevention of violence towards animals as a natural extension of this work. Dr. Taft has recently authored "Helping Others Help Animals" and a forthcoming violence prevention book to be published by the American Psychological Association.

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