EducationRebecca Eagle-Malone

  • Ph.D., Integrated Biosciences, The University of Akron
  • B.S., Biology, The University of Akron
  • A.S., Science, Tidewater Community College 


  • 2022-present: Assistant Professor, Biology, Malone University
  • 2022: Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology, Malone University 
  • 2020-2021: Adjunct Faculty, Biology, Malone University
  • 2020-2021: Adjunct Faculty, Biology, University of Mount Union 
  • 2015-2020: Conservation Education Programmer, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Miami University (Biology)

Current Teaching Assignments

  • General Biology (Lectures and Labs)
  • General Botany (Lecture and Lab)
  • Environmental Science
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology
  • Advanced Lab
  • Research Methods in Natural Sciences
  • Animal Behavior (Lecture and Lab)

Current Publications

  • Buo, C. and Eagle-Malone, R. 2021. Urban Ecologists: A new after-school program teaching inner-city children about urban ecology, manuscript in process, anticipated submission to Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal, 13(1), 5-13.
  • Eagle-Malone, R. 2021. Biomimicry Outside of the Classroom. American Biology Teacher. 83(2), 120-124.

In Review:

Nageotte, N.; Eagle-Malone, R.; and Searles, V. 2021. Understanding Northeast Ohio Participants Perspectives Regarding Illegal Wildlife Trade, manuscript in review, Journal of Interpretive Research.

In Process:

  • Eagle-Malone, R. and Khakipoor, B. Bee-a-Coder: Informal Biomimicry Educational Program as a Tool to Connect Participants with Nature, manuscript in process, anticipated submission to Journal of Interpretive Research, 2022. 
  • Eagle-Malone, R. Teens Passionate for Protecting the Planet: A Case Study, anticipated submission undecided, 2022. 
  • Eagle-Malone, R. Phytoremediation of Lead-Contaminated Soil, manuscript in process, anticipated submission to Urban Ecology, 2022. 

Current Publications

  • Wildlife Careers Program - Director, Malone University, City of Canton, and Canton City School District
  • Tree Campus USA - Director, Malone University, Canton, Ohio 
  • Baseball Coach - First Friend Church, Canton, Ohio
  • Parent-Teacher Organization - Louisville, Ohio 
  • Competition Marching Band Volunteer - Louisville, Ohio
  • It’s Never Too Late: Akron Public Schools and Kent State University, Akron, Ohio - Mentoring high school female students interested in STEM careers.
  • Stark County Board of Elections, Stark County, Ohio - Voting Location Manager
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park Bioblitz, Northeast Ohio - Lead Plant Researcher