Renowned zoologist Anne Innis Dagg, the “woman who loves giraffes,” receives honorary degree

anne innis dagg smiles at an innis town hall event holding a gift from innis college

Congratulations, Anne Innis Dagg — trailblazing zoologist, equity advocate, daughter of Harold Innis, and friend of the College — on your Honorary Degree from U of T. We are filled with giraffe-sized pride!

"… A pioneering researcher who became one of the world’s foremost experts on giraffes, Innis Dagg is believed to be the first scientist to have observed the endangered animal in its natural habitat. As one of the few women in her field, she has also written about gender bias in universities and championed the equal treatment of women. …"