Kendra Coulter

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Labour Studies

Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence
Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Office: PLZ 331
905-688-5550 x5349 

PhD, University of Toronto
BA, Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario


An award-winning author and frequent media commentator, Kendra Coulter’s scholarship focuses on how to improve jobs and work-lives. She is recognized globally as a leading analyst of labour involving animals and is an expert on animal cruelty investigations and humane law enforcement, animals and care work, and human-horse work, cultures, and politics. She is known for developing the concept of humane jobs: jobs that benefit both people and animals.

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