Peter Schausberger obtained his Ph.D. degree in biology from the University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, in 1990. After managing and working for various research projects and a postdoctoral stay at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA, he moved to the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria, in 1999. In 2001, he was habilitated at BOKU, where he has been working since then as a Professor heading the Group of Arthropod Ecology and Behavior. From 2001 to 2004, he was a Part Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. From 2001 to 2009, he held the position of a Contract Teaching Professor of agroentomology at the Free University of Bozen, Bolzano, Italy, and was the President of the European Association of Acarologists from 2008 to 2012. Schausberger is an interdisciplinary thinking and working researcher with a focus on the behavioral ecology, multitrophic interactions, and biological control of plant-inhabiting mites.
Biography Updated on 3 December 2013