Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (FAS)
The Department of Biology was renamed from the former Department of Natural History in 1887 during Professor Robert Ramsay Wright's term as Head of the Department. During Professor E.M. Walker's term as Head of the Department, it was renamed as the Department of Zoology. Today the department functions as The Department of Cell and Systems Biology and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Professor Robert Ramsay Wright, Head (1874-1912)
Professor B.A. Bensley, Head (1912-1934)
Professor E.M. Walker, Head (1934-1948)
Formation of the Department of Zoology (1940)
Arai, Mary Needler. ‘Research on coelenterate biology in Canada through the early twentieth century.’ Archives of Natural History 19/1 (1992), 55-68.
Craigie, H.E. A History of the Department of Zoology of the University of Toronto. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1962.