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 2001 to 2004, 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 is an Associate Research Fellow of the CE3C – Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes / Azorean Biodiversity Group and University of the Azores. He is currently on the Editorial Board of Diversity, Fragmenta Entomologica and Journal of Insect Biodiversity. He has served as an assigning editor or a reviewer for more than 50 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 90 papers in ISI journals and 70 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 10 February 2015