Local Invited Speakers

Kurtis Jai-chyi Pei

Professional title
Professor, Institute of Wildlife Conservation; Director, Pingtung Rescue Center for Endangered Wild Animals, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology

Brief introduction

  1. Bachelor, Department. of Biology, Fu-Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan (1981)
  2. Master, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA (1986)
  3. Ph.D., School of Forest, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, USA (1990)


  1. Wildlife population ecology, management and conservation
  2. Mammalogy,
  3. Human dimension on wildlife conservation
  4. Wildlife research methodology

Present positions and contributions:

  1. Professor, Institute of Wildlife Conservation, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology.
  2. Joint Professor, Graduate Institute of Bioresources, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan
  3. Faculty Affiliate, Wildlife Biology Faculty and the Organismal Biology and Ecology Faculty in the Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, USA.
  4. Director, Pingtung Rescue Center for Endangered Wild Animals.
  5. Executive Board Member, Taiwanese Mammalogy Society.
  6. Invited Member, the Wildlife Health, the Wild Pig and the Deer Specialist Groups, Species Survival Commission (SSC), International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN).
  7. Executive Board Member, Endangered Asian Species Trust (EAST).
Publications: 48 journal articles.


Department of Religious Studies, Hsuan Chuang University

Life Conservationist Association

HongShi Buddhist Cultural and Educational Foundation


Ministry of Science and Technology,Republic of China

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C.

Ministry of Education, R.O.C.

Hsuan Chuang University


Hsuan Chuang University Research Center For Applied Ethics

Buddhist HongShi College