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Jean-Francois Robitaille

Jean-Francois Robitaille

Associate Professor, School of Natural Sciences
School of Natural Sciences
Science, Engineering and Architecture
S-611, Science Building


Born in Montréal, Qué


  • B.Sc. Zoologie-Botanique, U. Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Qué. 1981
  • Ph.D. Éthologie, U. de Montréal, Qué. 1989
  • Post-doc 1989-90, U.Q.A.M., Montréal, Qué.

Academic Appointments

Current:  associate professor, Dept Biology, Laurentian University





Forest ecology


Ecology of mesocarnivores (Mammalia)


BIOL 2356F Principes d'écologie

BIOL 2706F Forme et fonction des Vertébrés

BIOL 2757F Aspects biologiques de la sexualité humaine

BIOL 4717F Comportement animal

BIOL 4727F Sujets choisis en mammalogie

BIOL 4017E&F Revue de littérature/ Literature review

BIOL 4035E&F Thèse et séminaire/Thesis and Seminar

BIOL 5747F Sujets choisis en écologie comportementale


Carr, D., Bowman, J., Kyle, C.J., Tully, S.M., Koen, E.L., Robitaille, J.-F., et Wilson, P.J.  2007. Rapid Homogenization of Multiple Sources: Genetic Structure of a Recolonizing Population of Fishers. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1853–1861.

Robitaille J.-F. et Laurence S. 2007. More on the validation of fecal samples for the large scale study of dietary differences between two sympatric carnivores.  Acta Theriol. 52:307-315.

Robitaille, J.-F., Villano, L., Jung, T. Slama, H.P, et Oakley, M. P. 2012. Fat dynamics and development of body condition indices for harvested populations of wolverine Gulo gulo.  Wildl. Biol. 18:35-45.