Founder and Director, Clever Canine Lab and Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland
Alexander Taylor is a senior lecturer and founder and director of the Clever Canine Lab at University of Auckland in New Zealand, where he also leads the Kea Lab and New Caledonian crow lab. An animal psychologist, he began working as a lecturer at University of Auckland in 2012. In 2014, he was awarded a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship and was promoted to senior lecturer. Previously, he was at Corpus Christi College at University of Cambridge on a Junior Research Fellowship. In 2015, Taylor received the Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Award from the Royal Society of New Zealand.