Conservation Leadership Forum III - November 3-4, 2010
Instructor Biography: Dr. Malcolm Hunter
Malcolm "Mac" Hunter is the Libra Professor of Conservation Biology in the Department of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Maine. He earned his B.S. in Wildlife Science at UMaine in 1974 then went to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar where he received his Ph. D in Zoology. He joined the UMaine faculty in 1978 and has pursued research on a wide range of organisms and ecosystems-- amphibians, birds, mammals, plants, lakes, streams, peatlands, grasslands, and especially forests. He has produced six books on conservation biology, forests, and amphibians and reptiles. His interests are also geographically broad; he has worked in 32 countries, mainly in Africa and the Himalayas. He has served in many public service roles with organizations such as The Nature Conservancy and the Society for Conservation Biology, for which he served as President.