Teresa Telecky

Teresa Telecky is the director of policy at Humane Society International (HSI) headquarters in Washington, D.C. 

Since joining HSI in 1990, she has written six scientific papers on animal behavior and endocrinology as well as many HSI reports, including Big Game, Big Bucks: The Alarming Growth of the American Trophy Hunting Industry and Reptiles as Pets: An Examination of the Trade in Live Reptiles in the United States.

Telecky holds both bachelor's and master's degrees in zoology from the University of Nevada at Reno, and a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.