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Dr. Joyce Zhou

Managing Editor
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Prof. Dr. Clive J. C. Phillips

Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, Queensland 4343, Australia
Interests: animal welfare; animal ethics; captive animal management; heavy metals in animals
Prof. Dr. Marina von Keyserlingk

Deputy Editor-in-Chief
UBC Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, 2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: animal welfare; behavior; farm animals; ethology

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Adegbola T. Adesogan

Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, P.O. Box 110910, Gainesville, FL 32611-0910, USA
Interests: ruminant livestock nutrition; rumen and silage fermentation; improving forage quality and safety; neutraceuticals and additives for improving the health and performance of ruminant livestock
Prof. Dr. Betsy A. Bancroft

Department of Biology, Southern Utah University, 351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, UT 84720, USA
Interests: amphibian; life-history; ultraviolet radiation; environmental stress; landscape; tortoise; spatially explicit model; individual based model
Prof. Dr. Marc Bekoff

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Boulder (EBIO), University of Colorado at Boulder, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309-0334, USA
Interests: animal behavior; animal cognition; cognitive ethology; animal protection
Contribution: Special Issue: Minding Animals: Emerging Issues Concerning Our Relationships with Other Animals
Dr. Wendy Brown

Animal Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
Interests: canine nutrition; canine dental health; canine social behaviour; animal welfare
Prof. Dr. Michael Cockram

Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3, Canada
Interests: transport and pre-slaughter management of farm animals; animal welfare assessment
Contribution: Special Issue: Long Distance Transport of Animals
Prof. Dr. Marian Stamp Dawkins

Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
Interests: animal welfare; poultry welfare; broiler chickens; automated assessment; animal consciousness; bird vision; commercial research
Contribution: Special Issue: The Future of Farm Animal Welfare
Dr. Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli

Depatment of Life Sciences & Biotecnology, University of Ferrara, Via L. Borsari, 46, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: fish helminths; fish parasitic diseases; fish histology and histopatholoy; fish immunology
Prof. Dr. Christine M. Egger

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: anesthesiology (all species); pain management; acupuncture; Chinese herbal therapy
Contribution: Special Issue: Combination of Western and Chinese Medicine in Veterinary Science
Prof. Dr. Alan Fredeen

Department of Plant and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural Campus, Dalhousie University, Truro, NS, B2N 5E3, Canada
Interests: sustainable dairy systems; pasture-based milk production
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainable Animal Production
Prof. Dr. Charles Griffiths

Marine Biology Research Centre, Zoology Department, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
Interests: marine systematics and biodiversity; marine invasive species; intertidal ecology
Prof. Dr. Christopher Hoagstrom

Department of Zoology, Weber State University, 2505 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408, USA
Interests: fish ecology; community ecology; conservation, and biogeography as well as general animal biology (zoology)
Prof. Dr. Rick Hochberg

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Olsen Hall (UML North), 1 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
Interests: invertebrate functional morphology; Phylum Gastrotricha; Phylum Rotifera; Phylum Platyhelminthes; neurophylogeny
Prof. Dr. Xiaolei Huang

College of Plant Protection and Biological Control Research Institute, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, 15 Shangxiadian Road, Cangshan District, Fuzhou 350002, China
Interests: biodiversity pattern; biogeography; ecology; entomology; evolutionary biology; genomics; molecular phylogenetics
Prof. Dr. Reinhold J. Hutz

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA
Interests: reproductive biology; endocrinology; toxicology; dioxins; environmental endocrine disruptors; nanoparticles; ovary
Prof. Dr. Paul A. Iji

School of Environmental & Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
Interests: poultry science; animal nutrition; digestive physiology
Prof. Dr. Leslie Irvine

University of Colorado, Department of Sociology, Ketchum 223, 492-7039, UCB 327 Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Interests: human-animal relationships; animal selfhood; animal sheltering; animal welfare in disasters
Contribution: Special Issue: Animal Management Following Natural Disasters
Dr. Serdar Izmirli

Department of History of Veterinary Medicine and Deontology, Veterinary Faculty, University of Selcuk, Konya 42075, Turkey
Interests: animal welfare; animal ethics; attitudes to animals; legal arrangements for animals
Prof. Dr. Anna K. Johnson

Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, 2356F Kildee Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: farm animal behavior and well-being
Contribution: Special Issue: Pig Transport
Special Issue: Pig Transport 2016
Prof. Dr. Darryl Jones

Environmental Futures Research Institute and Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia
Interests: urban ecology and management; road ecology; behavioural ecology; human dimensions of wildlife management
Contribution: Special Issue: Urban Wildlife Management
Special Issue: Wildlife-human interactions in urban landscapes
Prof. Dr. Philip H. Kass

Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 1089 Health Sciences Drive, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis,CA 95616, USA
Interests: cancer research; quantitative epidemiology (companion animal, laboratory animal, primate); non-experimental inference; epidemiologic methodology and analysis; epidemiology of environmental hazards of animals and humans; companion animal epidemiology
Contribution: Special Issue: Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals
Dr. Jerry L. Kaster

Great Lakes Water Institute, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 600 E. Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
Interests: invertebrate biology with an emphasis in function and evolution; invertebrate benthic ecology
Prof. Dr. John L. Koprowski

Wildlife Conservation & Management, School of Natural Resources & the Environment (SNRE), University of Arizona, 325 Biological Sciences East, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: conservation biology of terrestrial vertebrates; behavioral and population ecology; social behavior; forest management; urban wildlife; threatened and endangered species; ecology and conservation of squirrels; climate change
Contribution: Special Issue: Conservation of Endangered Animals and Protection of Their Habitats
Dr. Andreas Maletzky

Universität Salzburg, FB Organismische Biologie, AG Ökologie und Diversität der Tiere, Hellbrunnerstraße 34, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
Interests: amphibians; reptiles; monitoring; applied nature conservation; molecular ecology; habitat preferences
Prof. Dr. John J. McGlone

Departments of Animal and Food Science and Animal Care Services, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
Interests: behavior; neuroscience; welfare; immunology; stress physiology and behavior; pheromones in pigs and other animals
Contribution: Special Issue: Pig Transport
Special Issue: Pig Transport 2016
Prof. Dr. Frank Mitloehner

Department of Animal Science, University of California, One Schields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: livestock husbandry; environmental management; air pollution; greenhouse gases
Contribution: Special Issue: Climate Change and Livestock Management
Prof. Dr. Christine V. Portfors

School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686, USA
Interests: neurobiology; auditory system; mammals; acoustic communication; neuromodulation of sensory systems; bats
Prof. Dr. Anne Marie Power

Department of Zoology, National University of Ireland, University Road, Galway, Ireland
Interests: climate change impacts on rocky shores; zooplankton dynamics; fisheries and habitat suitability mapping; fish reproductive physiology
Dr. Andrew Robins

Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, Queensland 4343, Australia
Interests: animal learning; animal welfare; brain lateralization; choice behaviour; visual pattern recognition
Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Lecompte

Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, C1A 4P3, PE, Canada
Interests: nutritional immunology; cytokines; gut health; probiotic; probiotics; epigenetic
Dr. Jean-Pierre Scheerlinck

Center for Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Corner Flemington Road and Park Drive, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
Interests: regulation of immune responses and lymphocyte recirculation; development of protein and DNA vaccines; animal models for human diseases; infectious diseases
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Veterinary Vaccines
Prof. Dr. Robert L. Wallace

Department of Biology, Ripon College, 300 Seward Street, PO Box 248, Ripon, WI 54971, USA
Interests: phylum Rotifera; freshwater zooplankton; invertebrate zoology; limnology; ecology; aquatic systems of aridlands; carnivorous plants
Dr. Bonnie D. Wright

Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Hospital, 816 South Lemay Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
Interests: veterinary anesthesiology; pain management; acupuncture
Contribution: Special Issue: Combination of Western and Chinese Medicine in Veterinary Science
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