Mary O'Malley

Research Interests

  • Office support and special projects for the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute office
  • Data entry for the new Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute website


B.A., Political Science w/Option in International Relations; Minors, International Development Studies & French; Expected 2016. - University of Montana, Missoula, MT.


Mary has a long history with wilderness. She has family members currently employed with the US Park Service, US Forest Service, and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources. While still in her native West Virginia, she volunteered at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center and the Sites Homestead National Historic Place. (Both are part of the Spruce Knob- Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area in the Monongahela National Forest.)

After her move to Montana, Mary worked with the Rocky Mountain Research Station Missoula office as a receptionist prior to joining the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute.