Dr. Bill Van Heyst

I obtained my undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1990. In my fourth year, I became interested in environmental fluid mechanics which led me to continue my education by pursuing a Masters degree (1992). and eventually my Ph.D. degree (1997), both in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. For […]

Mr. Al Mussell

Al Mussell is a Research Lead at the Agri-Food Economics Systems in Guelph, Ontario. His areas of research expertise are farm management, agricultural marketing, and agri-food policies.  He also worked as a research lead and instructor in the George Morris Centre.  Prior to joining the George Morris Centre, Al worked as an economist in the […]

Dr. Alice Hovorka

PhD Dr. Hovorka has completed her PhD at Clark University in Massachusetts. Her research program broadly explores human-environment relationships and is theoretically informed by feminist, poststructuralist and posthumanist philosophical perspectives. She focuses on three specific research areas: lives of animals in Botswana; urbanization, gender and everyday life in Botswana; teaching and learning in higher education. She […]

Dr. Michele Guerin

(DVM, MSc, PhD) After an 8-year period working in clinical practice, Dr. Guerin investigated possible career options in food safety, zoonoses, public health, and outbreak investigations, which led to her MSc in epidemiology followed by a PhD in the same area of study. Her MSc research focused on temporal links of Salmonella serotypes in human and animal populations, […]

Dr. Gregoy Bedecarrats

MSc, PhD Dr. Bedecarrats completed his BSc and MSc in France at the University of Rennes and his PhD at McGill University in the department of animal sciences. He completed his post-doc at Harvard Medical School and then moved back to Canada to the department of animal and poultry sciences at the University of Guelph. He is […]