Robin Foster is a research professor at the University of Puget Sound and an affiliate professor at the University of Washington, United States. She is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (CAAB) with the Animal Behavior Society and a Certified Horse Behavior Consultant (CHBC) with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Robin holds a PhD in Animal Behavior-Psychology from the University of Washington. Robin teaches university courses in animal behavior, works with equine behavior clients, and conducts research on equine learning and social behavior. Her current project investigates the effect of age on judgement bias and reversal learning in horses. Robin is also an equine welfare advocate, and recently served as National Academies of Science task force member to review methods to assess soreness in the Tennessee Walking Horse.