Mary Lou Randour

Mary Lou Randour is the professional outreach coordinator for the Animal Cruelty and Fighting Campaign at HSUS. Previously, she was the director of education at the Doris Day Animal Foundation.

She has written three books and three handbooks, as well as a number of publications in professional journals. Her latest handbook, "A Common Bond: Child Maltreatment and Animals in the Family: Guidelines for Practice and Policy," was developed in conjunction with the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law. She also led an eight-year campaign to establish a program of human-animal studies at the American Psychological Association.

Randour holds a Ph.D. in human development from the University of Maryland.