Simone Fattorini was born in Rome, Italy, in 1972. He received an M.S. degree in biology (population biology and evolution) (1997) and a Ph.D. degree in animal biology (2002) from the University of Rome Sapienza, Italy. From 1989 to 1999, he acted as a Lecturer of Applied Ecology at the Faculty of Economy, Roma Tre University, Italy. From 2002 to 2004, he worked for the formerly National Agency for the Environmental Protection (APAT, now ISPRA). He serves as a Member of the Azorean Biodiversity Group (University of the Azores) and the Water Ecology Team (WET) (University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy). He is currently on the Editorial Board of The Open Conservation Biology Journal, Diversity, and Journal of Insect Biodiversity. He has served as an assigning editor or a reviewer for more than 40 international journals and he has also served as project reviewer for the National Science Foundation, USA, The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, and the National Science Centre, Poland. He has published some 70 papers in ISI journals and 60 papers in other peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include island biogeography, large-scale biogeographical patterns, community ecology, urban ecology, insect conservation, and evolutionary biology of parasites.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2013