Mary Hunter

Mary Hunter graduated in 2013 from UNT with a Master’s degree in Behavior Analysis. She served as ORCA president during her second year as a graduate student. Before coming to UNT, Mary earned an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Chicago. 

Mary currently provides training and behavior consultation services for dogs and their owners through her business, DogTrainingology. She also teaches classes in the UNT behavior analysis department as an adjunct professor. In addition, she helps run The Art and Science of Animal Training, the non-profit organization that organizes the annual Art and Science of Animal Training Conference. 

Mary is interested in how behavior analysis can be used to improve the lives and training of animals. She has worked with a variety of both domestic and exotic species. In her free time, Mary enjoys writing for her blog,, where she shares training stories and educational information about animal training and behavior analysis.