• 2013 – ongoing: Researcher (with habilitation, docent), Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (contracted through external funding).

  • 2011 – 2013: Researcher, Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (contracted through external funding).

  • 2007 – 2011: Assistant researcher, 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.

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

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


  • Master in International Relations and Contemporary War  (ongoing since 2020) at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London.

  • 67th session in Strategic and Economic Intelligence (2019), Institut des Hautes Études de la Défense Nationale, École Militaire, Paris.

  • 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. 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.

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


  • Expert member at the IUCN Species Survival Commission Cat, Canid Specialist Groups and the Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe.

  • 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.

  • Raised more than 7 million EUR through competitive research grants from diverse funders.

Institutionen för ekologi
Grimsö Forskningsstation
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
SE-730 91 Riddarhyttan

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