BSc, MSc (Guelph), PhD (Florida)
Dr. Malcolm received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Guelph and his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. After a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Queen’s University, he joined the Faculty of Forestry in 1997. His areas of specialty include conservation biology, tropical ecology, landscape ecology, and ecological impacts of climate change. Research interests include mammalian ecology and biogeography; the diversity and abundance of tropical organisms; impacts of human induced landscape changes on biological diversity and ecological processes; the impacts of global warming on natural ecosystems; relationships between landscape structure and biological diversity, and mammalian adaptations to arboreality and seasonality. Dr. Malcolm has conducted extensive fieldwork in boreal and temperate forests of Canada, the Brazilian Amazon, and Central African Republic.
Currently on sabbatical.
- Selected publications
- CV- Dr. Jay Malcolm
- Research Lab Group: Wildlife Ecology
- CBC Interview: Dr. Malcolm discusses the legacy of Charles Darwin on the Nature of Things