Dr. Christopher D. Malcolm

Christopher MalcolmAssociate Professor & Coordinator, Environmental Science Program

Ph.D. University of Victoria (2004), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
M.Sc. University of Victoria (1997), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
B.A. (Honours) Memorial University of Newfoundland (1993), St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Courses Taught (with links to recent course outlines):

Research Interests:

Recent Publications

Cornejo Ortega, J.L., R.M. Chavez Dagostino, & C.D. Malcolm. In press. Whale watcher characteristics, expectation-satisfaction, and opinions about  whale watching for private vs. community-based companies in Bahía de Banderas, Mexico. International Journal of Sustainable Development & Planning.

Ramsey, D. & C.D. Malcolm. 2017. The importance of location and scale in rural and small town tourism product development: The case of the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre, Manitoba, Canada. The Canadian GeographerDOI: 10.1111/cag.12409.

Malcolm, C.D., R.M. Chavez Dagostino, & J.L. Cornejo Ortega. 2017. Experiential and learning desires of whale watching guides versus tourists in Bahía de Banderas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 22(6): 524-537, DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2017.1367442.

Malcolm, C.D. 2016. Provincial Parks and Protected Areas. In, P. Dearden, R. Rollins, & M. Needham, eds., Parks and Protected Areas in Canada: Planning and Management (4th ed)., Oxford University Press Canada, Toronto, pp. 213-242.

Hollier, B.R., C.D. Malcolm, & M. Dubois. 2016. Comparison of small mammal species in natural versus agricultural habitats at the Brandon Research and Development Centre. Prairie Perspectives: Geographical Essays, 18: 57-63.

Bravo Olivas, M.L., R.M. Chavez Dagostino, C.D. Malcolm, & R. Espinoza Sanchez. 2015. Notes on the quality of life of artisanal small-scale fishermen along the Pacific Coast of Jalisco, México. Sustainability, 7: 6046-6068. DOI:10.3390/su7056046.

Malcolm, C.D. & D. Ramsey. 2014. Specialization and importance-performance in visitors to a natural history museum: the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation, 5(1): 9-34.

Muirhead, K.A., C.D. Malcolm, & D.A. Duffus. 2013. Marbled murrelets (Brachyramphus marmoratus) foraging with gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) off Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 91: 847-852.

Recent Undergraduate Honours Thesis Titles

Slimy sculpin captures in relation to depth, temperature and dissolved oxygen in Clear Lake, Riding Mountain National Park (McLaughlin, 2013)

Identification of northern pike (Esox lucius L.) spawning sites in South Lake, Riding Mountain National Park, using VHF telemetry (Fawcett, 2011)

Tracking movements and habitat use of northern pike (Esox lucius) using VHF telemetry in Riding Mountain National Park (Thomas, 2011)

Movements of northern pike (Esox lucius L.) with respect to small weirs located in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba (Town, 2010)

Behaviour of belugas in the presence of whale watching vessels and recommendations for the development of whale watching regulations in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada (Penner, 2008)

Habitat analysis of harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia (Dransfield, 2008)