Dr. Malcolm received his BSc and MSc from the University of Guelph and his PhD from the University of Florida. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Queen’s University, he joined the University of Toronto's former 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.