Dr. Kendra Coulter

Associate Professor, Labour Studies

Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence
Fellow, Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics
Member, The Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Canadian Violence Link Coalition

Member of the Government of Ontario’s Provincial Animal Welfare Services Advisory Table

On sabbatical until July 2022

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, and create more sustainable societies. She is recognized globally as a leading analyst of labour involving animals and is an expert on animal protection work and policy, animals and care work, and human-horse work. She is known for developing the concept of humane jobs: jobs that benefit both people and animals.

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