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G.A. Bradshaw

PhD, Founder and Director

The Kerulos Center for Nonviolence

G. A. Bradshaw PhD, is the founder and director of the nonprofit Kerulos Center for Nonviolence ( She holds a master’s in geophysics and doctoral degrees in ecology and psychology. Gay was the first scientist to recognize and diagnose PTSD in Elephants, Chimpanzees, Orcas, and other Animals which have been published widely in both academic and popular media. Her books include the Pulitzer-nominated Elephants on the Edge: What Animals Teach Us about Humanity; Carnivore Minds: Who These Fearsome Beings Really Are; and Talking with Bears: Conversations with Charlie Russell and The Evolved Nest: Nature’s Way of Raising Families and Creating Connected Communities. She is the director and primary carer for rescued colonized Animals, disabled endangered Tortoises and native Wildlife at Grace Village in the mountains of southern Oregon, USA, located on the traditional lands of the Grizzly Bear, Takelma, and Gray Wolf.


G.A. Bradshaw
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