• 2013 – ongoing: Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (full time, 100% externally funded).

  • 2011 – 2013: Researcher, Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (full time, 100% externally funded).

  • 2007 – 2011: Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (4 year faculty-funded position).

  • 2007: Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Conservation Biology, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Switzerland.

  • 2005 – 2007: Assistant lecturer (hourly duties), Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris and Université Technologique de Troyes, France.

  • 2003 – 2005: Assistant lecturer (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche), Université d’Angers, France.


  • Graduate Diploma in Politics with first-class honour (2018) at the University of London (taught by the London School of Economics).

  • Research Habilitation in Ecology (Docent, 2013) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

  • Doctoral degree in Ecology (PhD, 2004) at the Université Pierre & Marie Curie and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France. Directed by Dr. Jean Clobert (main supervisor, CNRS Paris), Prof. Régis Ferrière and Dr. Stéphane Legendre (assistant supervisors, Université Paris 6).

  • Master of Science in Ecology (MSc, 2000) at the Université Pierre & Marie Curie and the Institut National d’Agronomie Paris-Grignon, France.

  • Diploma of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, 1998) at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, France.


  • Visiting research associate at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit WildCRU, University of Oxford.

  • Raised more than 4.9 million EUR through competitive research grants from diverse funders since 2009.

  • Reviewer for Ambio, Animal Conservation, Biological Conservation, Biodiversity and Conservation, Bioscience, Conservation Biology, Conservation Letters, Diversity & Distribution, Ecography, Ecological Applications, Ecological Modelling, Ecology Letters, Ecology & Society, Ecosphere, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Science & Policy, European Journal of Wildlife Research, European Zoological Journal, Frontiers in Zoology, Global Ecology and Conservation, Journal of Applied Ecology, Journal of Mammalogy, Mastozoologia Neotropical, Nature Ecology & Evolution, Oikos, Oryx, PLoS ONE, PNAS, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, Science, Science Advances, Scientific Reports, Wildlife Biology. Subject Editor for Rethinking Ecology.

  • Expert member at the IUCN Species Survival Commission Cat, Canid Specialist Groups, Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe, and at the Ethics Specialist Group of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law. Member of the Environmental Law and Governance Association.

  • Asperger's: I view the world differently. And I do not understand when I better not tell my divergent views.

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