KA Triantis

Date of Birth
: June 3rd, 1976Office AddressNational and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology and Taxonomy, Panepistimioupoli Zografou, Athens, Greece, GR-15784

Email ktriantis@biol.uoa.gr; island.biogeography@gmail.com; kostas@nhmc.uoc.gr;

Research interests and positions: I am a biogeographer with broad interests in island biogeography, macroecology, community ecology, evolution, and conservation biology. My research interests span diverse themes such as diversity theory, species-area relationship, scale in ecological and biogeographical analysis, ecological modelling and environmental heterogeneity. I am an authority in the systematics and and biogeography of a number of taxa of the Aegean Islands (Greece), such as land snails.

After my research training, MSc and PhD at the Biology Department (University of Crete) and the Natural History Museum of Crete (Greece) (1996-2006), I worked as a post-doc at the Department of Biology (University of Patras; 2006-2007). I was then awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship (EIF) at the Oxford University Centre for the Environment (OUCE), (2007-2008). From November 2008 I worked as a post-doc at the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A, University of Azores, Terceira) and from August 2008 I am a Visiting Research Associate of the School of Geography (University of Oxford) as a member of the Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Conservation research cluster. I was also Visiting Professor at the University of Bayreuth (Department of Biogeography; 2011). In May (2010) I was elected as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biology of the University of Athens.  From August (2012) to April (2015) I was  Special Secretary for Water at the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change

Editorial Boards

1) Journal of Biogeography (http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117963685/).

2) Diversity (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/diversity),                       

3) Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki (http://www.jbr.gr/main/index.htm).                 

Invited editor of the Special Issue “Biodiversity Feature Papers” in Diversity.

Invited associate editor of the Special Issue “Evolutionary islands: 150 years after Darwin” in the Journal of Biogeography.

Reviewer for:  

1) Acta Oecologica, 2) AoB Plants, 3) American Naturalist, 4) American Malacological Bulletin, 5) Annales Zoologici Fennici, 6) Basic and Applied Ecology, 7) Biodiversity and Conservation, 8) Biological Invasions, 9) Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 10) BioScience, 11) Biotropica, 12) Bulletin of Volcanology, 13) Conservation Biology, 14) Diversity, 15) Ecography, 16) Ecological Indicators, 17) Ecological Research, 18) Ecology, 19) Ecology & Evolution, 20) Ecology Letters, 21) Evolutionary Ecology, 22) Frontiers of Biogeography, 23) Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24) Journal of Animal Ecology, 25) Journal of Biogeography, 26) Journal of Ecology, 27) Journal of Geological Society, 28) Journal of Molluscan Studies, 29) Journal of Limnology, 30) Journal of Tropical Ecology, 31) Journal of Vegetation Science, 32) Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 33) International Journal of Biodiversity, 34) Italian Journal of Zoology, 35) Landscape Ecology, 36) Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 37) Nature, 38) New Phytologist, 39) North-Western Journal of Zoology, 40) Oecologia, 41) Oikos, 42) Parnassiana Archives, 43) Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 44) Plos ONE, 45) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 46) Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 476) Progress in Physical Geography, 48) Science, 49) Systematic Biology, 50) Turkish Journal of Zoology.  


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