Editors

Editorial Office
Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
University of Florida
PO Box 110430
Gainesville, FL 32611-0430
Phone: 352.846.0634
e-mail: biotropica@ifas.ufl.edu

Emilio Bruna, University of Florida, USA
Editor-in-Chief

Marielos Peña Claros, Wageningen University
Associate Editor

Bryan Finegan, Center for Tropical Agricultural Research and Education (CATIE), Costa Rica
Associate Editor

Beth Kaplin, Antioch New England Graduate School, USA and National University of Rwanda, Rwanda
Associate Editor

Ferry Slik, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei
Reviews Editor

Wendy Martin, University of Florida, USA
Editorial Assistant

 

Editorial Board

Shin-ichiro Aiba, Kagoshima University, Japan
Areas of Interest: Subtropical forest, tropical forest, tropical montane forest

Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona, USA.
Areas of Interest: Fungi, molecular systematics, phylogenetics, symbiosis, evolution

Robert Bagchi, Durham University, UK.
Areas of Interest: Plant-insect/fungal interactions, habitat partitioning by plants, plant population dynamics, plant community ecology, nutrient cycling, spatial ecology

Christopher Baraloto, UMR EcoFoG, French Guiana.
Areas of Interest: Plant community ecology, functional diversity, forest management

David Bickford, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Areas of Interest: Herpetology, conservation biology, ecology and climate change

John Blake, University of Florida, USA.
Areas of Interest: Birds, avian ecology, community ecology, Neotropics, and seed dispersal

Karina Boege, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico.
Areas of Interest: Evolutionary ecology of plant-herbivore interactions, ontogenetic changes in plant defense, community ecology (plants and herbivores), evolution of phenotypic integration and plant invasive species

Nico Blüthgen, University of Würzburg, Germany.
Areas of Interest: Plant-insect interactions, ecological networks, community ecology, ants, and pollination

Emilio Bruna, University of Florida, USA.
Areas of Interest: Plant demography and population ecology, ant-plant mutualisms

Liza Comita, Yale University, USA.
Areas of Interest: forest community ecology, seedling ecology, forest regeneration

Saara DeWalt, Biological Sciences, Clemson University, USA.
Areas of Interest: Population and community plant ecology, invasive species ecology, liana ecology, secondary succession, tropical forest dynamics, population genetics.

Christopher Dick, University of Michigan, USA.
Areas of Interest: Pollen dispersal, phylogeography, population genetics, systematics

Donald Drake, University of Hawaii, USA.
Areas of Interest: Plant-animal interactions, island biology, invasive species, plant reproductive ecology, seed ecology

Amy Dunham, Rice University, USA:
Areas of Interest: Defaunation,  Madagascar and African rainforest, phylogenetic community structure, plant-vertebrate interactions,  primate ecology, seed dispersal.

Tom Fayle, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic & Imperial College London, U.K.
Ant community ecology, ant-plant interactions, fragmentation and disturbance, food webs.

Nina Farwig, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany.
Areas of Interest: Pollination and seed dispersal, community and conservation ecology, fragmentation and disturbance, forest regeneration

Bryan Finegan, Center for Tropical Agricultural Research and Education (CATIE), Costa Rica.
Areas of Interest: Secondary forest ecology and management

Donald Franklin, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.
Areas of Interest: Bamboo ecology, plant and bird ecology, biogeography, fire ecology in tropical savannas

Eric Fuchs, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Areas of Interest: Plant ecology, plant reproduction, population and conservation genetics

Carlos Garcia-Robledo, Institute of Ecology, Mexico and Smithsonian Institution, U.S.A.
Biodemography, climate change, invasive species, molecular ecology, plant-insect interactions, quantitative genetics

Orou Gaoue, University of Tennessee, USA.
Areas of Interest: Plant population dynamics, non-timber forest products, ecological impacts of human activities, ethnoecology, tropical ecology

Graciela García-Guzmán, National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM, Mexico.
Areas of Interest: Fungal plant pathogens, herbivory, evolution of plant defenses, plant disease expression, life history strategies of fungal pathogens

Beth Kaplin, Antioch New England Graduate School and National University of Rwanda, Rwanda.
Areas of Interest: Primate ecology and conservation, forest phenology, regeneration dynamics, seed dispersal ecology, protected areas conservation

Chris Kettle, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Areas of Interest: Tropical forest ecology, Southeast Asia, conservation genetics, plant reproductive ecology, population genetics and species co-existence.

Alexandra-Maria Klein, University of Göttingen, Germany.
Areas of Interest: Applied ecology, habitat restoration, biodiversity conservation, landscape ecology, pollination ecology

Norbert Kunnert, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Germany
Book Reviews Editor
Areas of Interest: Ecophsyiology of tropical trees

Alexander Lees, Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Brazil
Areas of Interest: Avian ecology, Avian dispersal and vagrancy, biodiversity conservation

Susan Letcher, Purchase College, State University of New York, U.S.A.
Areas of Interest: Community ecology, forest ecology, lianas, phylogenetic community structure, succession

Stefan Loetters, Trier University, Germany.
Areas of Interest: Conservation biology, herpetology, speciation, species distribution models, niche evolution, invasive species, evolution of behavioral traits

Tony Lynam, Wildlife Conservation Society, Thailand
Habitat fragmentation, deforestation, roads, small populations, endangered species, density estimation, occupancy, threats monitoring, large mammals, carnivores, ungulates, small mammals, home range estimation, camera-trapping, surveys, protected areas, conservation planning, landscapes, protection, law enforcement, hunting, wildlife trade

Kim McConkey, National Institute of Advanced Studies, India
Plant-mammal interactions; seed dispersal; functional ecology; primates; bats

Terry McGlynn, California State University, USA.
Areas of Interest: Detrital food webs, ants and social insects, behavioral ecology

Rebecca Morris, University of Oxford, UK.
Areas of Interest: Community ecology, indirect interactions, food webs, insect herbivory, host-parasitoid interactions

Eike Neuschulz, Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), Germany.
Areas of Interest: Ecosystem functioning, plant-animal interactions, seed dispersal, landscape fragmentation, biodiversity conservation.

C. E. Timothy Paine, University of Stirling, U.K.
Biodiversity, community ecology, functional ecology, coexistence, seedling ecology, community dynamics, growth.

Kate Parr, University of Oxford, UK.
Areas of Interest: Ant community ecology, fire ecology, savannas, termites, insect ecology, biodiversity conservation and management

Marielos Peña-Claros, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and Instituto Boliviano de Investigación Forestal, Bolivia.
Areas of Interest: Tropical forest management

Stacy Philpott, University of California, USA.
Areas of Interest: Insects, ants, coffee, cacao, agroforest, agroecosystem, biodiversity, functional diversity, ecosystem services, predation, pest control, pollination, phorid fly, urban, community assembly

Michelle Pinard, University of Aberdeen, UK.
Areas of Interest: Tropical forest silviculture & ecology, carbon offsets, participatory management, biodiversity monitoring

Jennifer Powers, University of Minnesota, USA.
Areas of Interest: Ecosystems, ecology, nutrient cycling, carbon dynamics, succession, regeneration, plant functional traits, tropical dry forests, belowground processes

Doug Robinson Oregon State University, USA.
Areas of Interest: Wildlife ecology, particularly relating to songbirds and their conservation, avian life histories; aridlands ecology

Ann Russell, Iowa State University, USA.
Areas of Interest: Biogeochemistry of tropical and managed systems, plant species traits and ecosystem properties, belowground processes, and carbon sequestration

Mahesh Sankaran, National Centre for Biological Studies, India
Savanna ecology, fire, large mammalian herbivores, herbivore-plant-soil interactions, climate change, biodiversity-ecosystem, function.

Luitgard Schwendenmann, The University of Auckland, Australia.
Areas of Interest: Ecosystem carbon dynamics, biogeochemistry, stable isotopes, plant water use

Ferry Slik, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei
Areas of Interest: Species diversity, floristics, forest biomass, phylogenetic diversity, species traits, forest fire, droughts, botany

Eleanor Slade, University of Oxford, UK
Areas of Interest: dung beetles, biodiversity-ecosystem functioning, South East Asia, tropical forests, oil palm, decomposition, invertebrates, habitat fragmentation, citizen science

Jeremy VanDerWal, James Cook University, Australia
Spatial ecology, ecological modelling, ecological niche modelling, conservation biology, macroecology, biogeography, climate change, ecoinformatics.

Heraldo Vasconcelos, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Brazil.
Areas of Interest: Amazonia, ant-plant interactions, ants

Oscar Venter, James Cook University, Australia.
Areas of Interest: Biodiversity conservation, spatial modeling, conservation planning and prioritization, land use change, forest carbon

James Watling, John Carroll University, U.S.A.
amphibians and reptiles, community ecology, conservation biogeography, ecological modeling, landscape ecology.

Ted Webb, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Areas of Interest: Tree and seedling community dynamics, disturbance, forest management and logging

Catherine Yule, Monash University, Malaysia.
Areas of Interest: Freshwater ecology, peat swamp forests, mangrove forests, macroinvertebrates

Pieter Zuidema, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Areas of Interest: Population dynamics, tree ecology, non-timber forest products, sustainable timber yield, tree ring analysis, climate-growth relations