Vassiliki Kati is a Biologist, holding her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Université Cathollique de Louvain in Belgium. She is currently Assistant Professor of biodiversity conservation in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management at the University of Ioannina, Greece. Her research focuses on biodiversity conservation, covering issues such as assessment, patterns and indicators of biological diversity, methods for optimal reserve design, landscape ecology, and management of protected areas. Her taxonomic expertise covers different taxa including orchids, orthopterans, butterflies, herpetofauna, an birds. She is also interested in working in science-policy interface, regarding conservation policy in particular. She is a reviewer in over 20 Scientific Journals and she has participated in several national and international research projects as coordinator or researcher. Kati has been working as a member of several national and international committees, regarding conservation education and policy such as the Society for Conservation Biology in Europe.
Biography Updated on 25 October 2012