Dale Miquelle Ph.D
Country Coordinator, Wildlife Conservation Society
Born and raised near Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Dale Miquelle received a Bachelor of Science degree from Yale University, a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. from the University of Idaho. Dr. Miquelle spent a year working on the Tiger Ecology Project in Chitwan National Park, Nepal, which cemented his interest in both international conservation efforts and large carnivore research. Dr. Miquelle joined the Hornocker Wildlife Institute to launch the Siberian Tiger Project, a cooperative research and conservation effort between international and Russian experts, with a long-term research program based in Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve, Primorski Province, Russia. Dr. Miquelle has spent 16 years in the Russian Far East, studying tiger ecology and applying the lessons learned to implement effective conservation actions. Now country coordinator for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Russia Program, Miquelle coordinates WCS research and conservation actions both in Russia, and nearby China, where efforts are underway to restore and recover tigers in the Changbaishan landscape.