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James Malcolm

James Malcolm

Professor of Biology

James Malcolm is a professor of biology at the University of Redlands who can offer expertise on endangered species, extinction, evolution and animal behavior.

He also has expertise in African animals and the biology and conservation of wolves, dogs and foxes. Courses he teaches include biology, the philosophy of science and environmental studies.

His current conservation research focuses on the local stickleback fish and the highly endangered Ethiopian wolf. Additionally, he is studying the evolutionary biology of antelope facial markings and conflicts between parents and offspring.

His work has garnered him numerous honors, including awards from the California Department of Fish and Game, the National Geographic Society and the Fauna and Flora Preservation Society.

Malcolm received his doctoral degree in biology from Harvard University and his bachelor’s degree in zoology from Oxford University.

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Conservation biology
  • Biological evolution
  • Animal behavior
  • African animals
  • Ethiopia
  • Biology and conservation of wolves, dogs and foxes
  • Sticklebacks
  • Oromo language and culture
  • Parent/offspring conflict
  • Microevolution
  • Animal behavior

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