We study the selective forces that currently act on vertebrates, e.g. the effects of human activities in interaction with natural and sexual selection. We are also study the evolution of cooperation in conflict situations.
since 2015: External Lecturer, University of Zurich
since 2006: Associate Professor of Biology, University of Lausanne
2005: Sarah and Daniel Hrdy Visiting Professor of Conservation Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA
2004: SNF Research Professor, University of Bern (later at University of Lausanne)
2003: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (EAWAG), CH-Kastanienbaum.
2000 - 2002: University of Edinburgh, UK (Swiss National Science Foundation)
1999 - 2000: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA (Cloëtta & Wander Foundations)
1999: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (EAWAG), CH-Kastanienbaum
1995 - 1999: Lecturer, University of Bern, Switzerland
1994: PhD, University of Bern (Prof. M. Milinski)