Meet our Director

Welcome to the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW) at the University of Guelph!

Campbell Centre Director, Prof. Georgia Mason, is a professor in the College of Biological Science’s Department of Integrative Biology. As director, Mason also holds the Col. K. L. Campbell University Chair in Animal Welfare.

A prize-winning behavioural biologist, Mason studies how animals adapt to captivity. She is also interested in the validation of animal welfare indicators, including refining how current indicators, such as stereotypic behaviour and judgment bias, are used, and validating new indicators, such as species-specific signals like facial expressions. Read more...