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Dr. Kathy Gerbasi
Dr. Kathy Gerbasi is a social psychologist who has conducted studies of the furry fandom community. She was awarded a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from University of Rochester in 1976.
Since 2006, Dr. Gerbasi has been conducting surveys at Anthrocon, a large American furry convention, building a group which became the Anthropomorphic Research Project. Her first study of the furry fandom, "Furries From A to Z" was published in Society & Animals volume 16 number 3, in 2008.