María Pérez-Fernández is a biologist. She is currently working at the University of Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain, as an Associate Professor in plant ecology. She received the Ph.D. degree in biology at the University of Seville, Spain, dealing with seed ecology. In 1993, she worked as an STOA Fellow at the European Parliament in Luxembourg, assisting MP on environmental issues. She has research experiences in Australia, South Africa, and Argentina. Between 2007 and 2011, she has lead environmental policies and development in the Government of Extremadura. Her current research focuses on the interactions between legume-rhizobium, land rehabilitation, environmental impact, and nutrient cycle. She has broad experience in teaching several areas of ecology.
Biography Updated on 11 January 2012