Beth A. Ventura

Assistant Teaching Professor, Animal Behavior and Welfare
225D Haecker Hall
1364 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
+1 612 624 9791


  • Ph.D., Animal Welfare, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • M.S., Animal and Avian Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • B.S., Animal Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


  • ANSC 1011: Animals and Society (online; spring)
  • ANSC 2015: Animal Welfare Science and Ethics (fall)
  • ANSC 2016: Introduction to Applied Animal Behavior (fall)
  • ANSC 3015: Advanced Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment (fall)
  • CFAN 3517: Shires, Shorthorns and Sheep - Exploring Livestock Systems in England (co-instructor; embedded spring study abroad course)
  • CFAN 3525: Elephants and Marine Ecosystems: Health, Welfare and Biodiversity in Thailand (co-instructor; summer study abroad course)
Dr. Beth Ventura