In 2000, the Humane Society Press released his
The Use of Animals in Higher Education:
Problems, Alternatives and Recommendations
. His
second book,
Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and
the Nature of Feeling Good
(Macmillan), was
released in May 2006.

Jonathan has blogged for First Science and has
been invited to blog for New Scientist once its blog
is set up. Jonathan also wrote an online column
titled, Beyond Animal Research for the PCRM
website between 2005 and 2006.

Formerly Senior Research Scientist with Physicians
Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington,
D.C.,Jonathan is currently the Department Chair for
Animal Studies with the Humane Society University.
Jonathan Balcombe
Copyright 2018 © Barry M. Baker
Dr. Jonathan Balcombe was born in England, raised
in New Zealand and Canada, and has lived in the
United States since 1987. He has written many
scientific papers and lay- articles on animal behavior,
humane education, and animal research. A popular
speaker, he has given invited presentations in the
USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Israel, Australia,
New Zealand, and mainland Europe.