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Kendra Coulter is Professor in Management and Organizational Studies at Huron University College at Western University, Canada. She is also a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and a member of The Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.  She is recognized globally as a path-making analyst of labour involving animals and of horse work, politics, and cultures.

An award-winning author and frequent media commentator, her latest single authored book is  Animals, Work, and the Promise of Interspecies Solidarity.  Her next book, Defending Animals: Inside the Front Lines of Animal Protection, was acquired by MIT Press after a multi-publisher auction and will be published in fall 2023.

Read Dr. Susanna Hedenborg’s review of Animals, Work, and the Promise of Interspecies Solidarity here.

See Dr. Lynda Birke’s review of the book here.

Dr. Coulter’s humane jobs and animal protection research is been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Dr. Coulter’s political economic vision for humane jobs is available here.

Dr. Coulter’s article on animals and care work published in Studies in Social Justice can be read here.

Many other publications are available here.

Students who would like to study animals, work, and humane jobs at the undergraduate or graduate level are encouraged to get in touch, as are other researchers, worker and/or animal advocates, policy makers, members of the media, and any other interested people.

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