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Assistant Professor's book earns national honors

Pavlovic's book.
Pavlovic's book.
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St. Kate's Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Engineering, Jenny Pavlovic's book, The Not Without My Dog Resource & Record Book, won a USA Book News “Best Books 2010” award and was a finalist in three other national award competitions.

She created the book as a response to her post-Katrina Hurricane animal rescue experiences in Louisiana (more at

Pavlovic’s book was named a finalist in the "2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist" in the “Animals/Pets” category, the "2011 National Indie Excellence Book Awards" and ForeWord magazine's "2010 Book of the Year Awards."

More about the author

Pavlovic’s first award-winning book, 8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog, is the true story of a cattle dog rescued from a rooftop and the woman who wouldn’t give up on her.

She is also a contributing author to Dogs & the Women Who Love Them: Extraordinary True Stories of Loyalty, Healing, and Inspiration by Allen and Linda Anderson, and A Book of Miracles: Inspiring True Stories of Healing, Gratitude, and Love, by Bernie Siegel.

Pavlovic holds a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

May 25, 2011 by Julie Michener

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