John Hadidian is the director for HSUS's Urban Wildlife Programs. He is the author of the 1997 book Wild Neighbors: The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife, which prescribes ways for homeowners to accommodate animal pests like raccoons, pigeons, snakes, and mice.
Hadidian is an adjunct professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at the Northern Virginia Center. He received his doctorate and a master's degree, both in primatology, from Pennsylvania State University. His bachelor's degree is in anthropology with a minor in psychology from the University of Arizona.