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Francis Mallory

Francis Mallory

Full Professor

Department of Biology
Science, Engineering and Architecture
S-615, Science Building Sudbury Campus


Dr. Mallory has done ecological and behavioural studies on lemmings, voles, arctic ground squirrels, white-tailed deer, elk, caribou, wolves, coyotes, N. American & tropical felids, black bear, ring seals and beluga whales and more recently human liver fluke infection in Thailand.


  • B.Sc. (Hons.)-Laurentian University
  • M.Sc. -Laurentian University
  • Ph.D.-University of Guelph

Academic Appointments

 Associate Graduate Faculty, University of Guelph 2000-2006

Associate Graduate Faculty, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Iztacala), 2000-2009

Chairman-Department of Biology, Laurentian University, 2002 - 2006

Associate Graduate Faculty-Biomolecular Science Doctorate Program, Laurentian University, 2004-present

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand, 2012-2013.

Associate Editor- KKU Veterinary Journal, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand, 2013-present.


Macro-ecology & Animal Behaviour in Arctic, Boreal Forest, Eastern Deciduous Forest and Tropical Ecosystems (mammals, wildlife management, behaviour).


  • Laurentian University Teaching Excellence Award
  • Laurentian University Student Appreciation Award


Courses Taught: Introductory Biology I & II, Genetics, Field Camp, Animal Behaviour, Biogeography, Chordate Anatomy, Animal Ecology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Biological Aspects of Human Sexuality, Wildlife Management, Research & Seminars, Literature Review, Evolutionary Biology I & II, Introduction to Vertebrates, Writing for Science,


+     Popp, J.N., D.N.C. McGeachy and J. Hamr. 2013. Elk (Cervus elaphus): seasonal habitat selection in a heterogeneous forest structure. International Journal of Forest Research 415913: 1 – 7. (Graduate Students-JNP, DNCM).

+      Jesse N. Popp, Tom Toman, Frank F. Mallory, and Josef Hamr. 2014. A century of elk restoration in eastern North America. Restoration Ecology 22: 723-730.

+       Echaubard, Pierre, Banchob Sripa, Frank F. Mallory and Bruce Wilcox. 2014. The importance of socio-ecological context in eco-health initiates. News from the Student Section. EcoHealth DOI: 10. 1007/s10393-014-0999-7.