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Editorial Board


Editors-in-Chief:

Joaquín Hortal

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC), Spain
macroecology; community ecology; island biogeography; insect ecology; biodiversity

Alycia L. Stigall @alycia_stigall

Ohio University, USA
paleobiology; biogeography; paleoecology; invasions; marine invertebrates

Cascade Sorte @CascadeJBS

University of California, Irvine, USA
marine ecology; global change; invasions

Michael N Dawson @MNDlab 

University of California, Merced, USA
marine; population genetics; phylogeography; genomics; islands; community ecology

Richard Field @r_field1 

University of Nottingham, UK 
biodiversity; biogeography; macroecology; island biogeography; gradients; conservation

Associate Editors:

Jan Beck

University of Basel, Switzerland & University of Colorado Boulder, USA
biodiversity; macroecology; abundance & distribution; assemblages; gradients; modelling; informatics & statistics

Chris Burridge
University of Tasmania, Australia
marine; biogeography; population genetics; landscape genetics; molecular phylogenetics

Marcus V. Cianciaruso
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil
community ecology; functional ecology; biodiversity; traits; phylogeny; environment; scales

Regan Early
University of Exeter, Centre for Ecology and Evolution, UK
species range shifts; invasive species; biotic interactions; crop pests

Roy Erkens
Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
plant systematics; biogeography; speciation; molecular phylogenetics; Neotropics

Kenneth Feeley @kjfeeley
University of Miami, USA
tropical ecosystems; plant species distributions; diversity patterns; forest dynamics; species range shifts 

Susanne Fritz
Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), Frankfurt, Germany
evolutionary biology; macroevolution; diversity patterns; niche evolution; diversification; trait evolution

Dan Gavin
University of Oregon, USA
paleoecology (vegetation & ecosystems); Pleistocene refugia; western North America; Southeast Asia

Lawrence R. Heaney

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, USA
islands; Philippines; mammals; historical biogeography; elevational diversity gradients; island biogeography theory

Matthew J. Heard
Belmont University, USA
extinction; plants; animals; species invasions; infectious disease; climate change; evolution; science policy & communication

Xiaolei Huang
Biological Control Research Institute, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China
biodiversity patterns; ecology; evolution; phylogenetics; genomics; bioinformatics

David G. Jenkins
University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
metacommunity ecology; macroecology; dispersal; diversity; distributions; local-regional; wetlands

Sally A. Keith

Lancaster University, UK

book reviews; coral reefs; marine biogeography; dispersal; interactions

Frank A. La Sorte
Cornell Lab of Ornithology, USA
macroecology; biogeography; global change; conservation; birds

Richard Ladle
Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil and Oxford University, UK
conservation biogeography; islands

Jonathan Lenoir @EkoLogit
Université de Picardie Jules Verne (CNRS-UPJV), France
climate change; macroecology; species redistribution

Mark V. Lomolino
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, USA
biogeography; ecology; evolution; conservation; islands; mountains; fragments

Carsten Meyer @carstmey
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Germany
biodiversity data; land use; conservation biogeography; macroecological patterns and drivers; human macroecology; species distributions; monitoring; productivity

Willem Renema
Naturalis Biodiversity Center, The Netherlands
marine biodiversity; foraminifera; coral reef ecosystems; paleoecology; global change; Cenozoic diversity patterns

Núria Roura-Pascual
Universitat de Girona, Spain
conservation; biogeography; ecology; governance; public understanding of science

Lauren Schiebelhut @LMSchiebelhut
University of California, Davis, USA
marine; population genetics; genomics; dispersal; echinoderms

Spyros Sfenthourakis
University of Cyprus, Cyprus
island biogeography; terrestrial invertebrates; Mediterranean; phylogeography

Tara M. Smiley @taramagnolia
Indiana University, USA
paleoecology; biogeography; paleobiology; landscape dynamics; stable isotopes; mammals

Christoph Thebaud
University of Toulouse, France
community assembly; evolutionary dynamics; speciation; plants; birds; islands; hybrid zones; Indian Ocean; Pyrenees; New Guinea; molecular systematics; population genetics

Peter Unmack
University of Canberra, Australia
freshwater; phylogeography; phylogeny; historical biogeography; SNPs; deserts; spring ecosystems

Marten Winter
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Halle, Germany
macroecology; mammals; conservation; wildlife ecology; invasions; policy

Alexandra Zieritz
University of Nottingham, UK, Malaysia
freshwater; invertebrates; tropics; Asia; invasion; conservation


Advisory Board:

David J. Currie
Biology Department, University of Ottawa, Canada
macroecology; biodiversity; climate; species distributions; prediction

Carsten Rahbek
Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark
macroecology; community ecology; biogeography; conservation; biodiversity

David M. Richardson
Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany & Zoology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
macroecology; mammals; conservation; wildlife ecology; invasions; policy

Robert J. Whittaker
School of Geography & the Environment, University of Oxford, UK
island biogeography; macroecology; conservation biogeography; scale; diversity theory

Ex Officio
IBS Vice President for Public Affairs & Communications