Dr. Miriam GordonPhD, BSc.

Assistant Dean, International, Senior Instructor, Animal Science, Program Coordinator, Certificate in Animal Welfare


Email: miriam.gordon@dal.ca
Phone: 902.893.8055
Mailing Address: 
Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture P.O. Box 550 58 River Road-Haley Institute Truro, Nova Scotia Canada B2N 5E3


Ph.D – University of British Columbia (Animal Science)

Post Doctoral Fellow - Nova Scotia Agricultural College

B.Sc. Agroecology – University of British Columbia (Honours)


ANSC3002: Domestic Animal Behaviour

ANSC3005: Animal Welfare

Areas of Interest

  • Animal behaviour, health, and well-being (welfare)
  • Reproductive physiology

Not accepting any graduate students at this time.



Professional Memberships

  • International Society of Applied Ethology (ISAE)
  • Dairy Cattle Welfare Council

Selected Publications

‪Miriam Gordon‬ - ‪Google Scholar‬

Selected Teaching and Learning Publications and Abstract Presentations

Byosiere, Sarah-Elizabeth, Blackwell, Emily, Gordon, Miriam, and Ventura, Beth. 2021. MEME: Motivating Engagement using Meme Examples. Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. https://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/meme-motivating-engagement-using-meme-examples/

Gordon, M.* 2019. Engaging students in active learning in a fully online animal welfare course. Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning, Halifax, NS.

MacDonald, M.*, Fraser, G.*, Gordon, M.*, Pelkey-Field, D.*, Sears, J.* 2019. Using learning focused course design to make small changes in the classroom. Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning, Halifax, NS.