Jason V. Watters

Jason V. Watter

Jason V. Watters, Ph.D.
Associate Adjunct Professor

Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Phone: +1 415-213-8128
FAX: +1 530-752-0175
Email: jasonw@sfzoo.org


B.S., Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, 1997.
Ph.D., Animal Behavior, University of California, Davis, 2003.

Research Interests

Animal behavior, animal welfare, conservation behavior; behavioral assays of animal welfare, environmental enrichment for zoo and aquarium animals; zoo animal behavior and its impact on zoo-goers.


Vice President of Wellness and Animal Behavior San Francisco Zoological Society   
Executive Editor ­ Zoo Biology

Graduate Groups

Animal Biology