Jill Takacs


BHSc (Health Studies), Western University

Contact info:

Email: jill.takacs@queensu.ca


Jill is currently completing her masters (MA) degree in Sociocultural Studies of Sport, Health, and the Body under the supervision of Dr. Samantha King. Jill’s research takes a critical animal studies approach to multispecies healing relationships between horses and humans in equine-assisted psychotherapy.

Jill was the recipient of the 2020 School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance, and a nominee for the 2021 PHEKSA Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance.


HLTH 495 – Animals, Health and Society (Fall 2022)

HLTH 334 – Health, Illness and Society (Winter 2023)