- Sex: Male
- Date of birth: July 27, 1966
- Civil status: Married, two children born 1996 and 1998
Academic career (reverse chronological order)
- 2008- Coordinator of Research School of Biology, Stockholm University
- 2007- Researcher at the Department of Zoology, Stockholm University
- 2003: Docent at the Department of Zoology, Stockholm University
- 2002- 2006: Assistant professor (forskarassistent), Department of Zoology,
- 1999-2002: Postdoctoral fellow with Professor M. Rahier,Institute of
Zoology, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
- 1993-1999: Ph.D. position at Department of Zoology,
- 1988-1992: Studies at the Biology programme Stockholm University
- 1992 "Costs of phenotypic plasticity in the speckled wood butterfly", M.Sc.
Supervisor Professor S. Nylin
- 1999 "Life history analysis of growth strategies in temperate butterflies" ,
Ph.D. Supervisor Professor S. Nylin
- General Zoology for becoming school
teachers - Stockholm
University, (lecturer, course administrator and assistant)
- Faunistics - basic level and advanced courses at Stockholm University
(lecturer and assistant)
- Ecology - basic level courses (assistant, lecturer, course administrator)
- Evolutionary Biology - advanced courses at the Univerity of Neuchatel
(lecturer, course administrator and assistant)
- Evolutionary Biology - advanced level courses at Stockholm University
(lecturer, course administrator)
- Ecology - advanced level at Stockholm University (course administrator, lecturer)
- Ecology and climate change - advanced level at Stockholm University ( lecturer)
- Evolutionary Ecology - advanced level at Stockholm University ( lecturer)
- Evolutionary Biology - Ph.D-course at Stockholm University (course administrator, lecturer)
- Introduction to Research Studies in Biology - Ph.D-course at Stockholm University (course administrator, lecturer)
- Scientific Writing - Ph.D-course at Stockholm University (course administrator, lecturer).
- After the PhD - Ph.D-course at Stockholm University (course administrator, lecturer).
Ph.D- project as main supervisor Stockholm University
- David Berger, 2008 - Body Size Evolution in Butterflies
- Inger Aalberg Haugen 2014 - The Diapause Switch: Evolution of lternative developmetal pathways in a butterfly
- Diana Posledovich 2015 - Effects of climate change on phenological synchrony between butterflies and thier host plants
- Peter Pruisscher (2013-ongoing) - Genetics and physiology of diapause in temperate butterflies.
- Olle Lindestad (2015-0ngoing) - Ecological genetics and local adaptation of life cycle regulation in butterflies.
Ph.D- project as assistant supervisor
- Nicolas Margraf, 2003 - Local adaptation in an alpine leaf beetle (at University of Neuchatel, main supervisor M. Rahier).
- Martin Bergman 2011- Territoriality in butterflies. (main supervisor C. Wiklund).
- Tenna Toftegaard (2011-ongoing) - Effects of climate change on trophic interactions – Spatio-temporal aspects of host plant utilization in butterflies. (main supervisor J. Ehrlén).
- Sandra Stålhandske (2011-ongoing) - Phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation in phenology and life cycle regulation in butterflies. (main supervisor O. Leimar).
- Piotr Rowinski (2015-onwards) – The evolutionary consequences of transgenerational plasticity. (main supervisor B. Rogell).
Diploma projects at the University of Neuchatel
- Katya Besomi 2000- Oviposition preference in Oreina elongata (Coleoptera:
- Sergio Rasmann 2001 - Is differential larval survival influencing host
specialization? The example of Oreina elongata leaf beetles.
Degree projects at Stockholm University
- Martin Bergman 2005 - Determination and function of a larval colour dimorphism in the Madeiran speckled wood butterfly, Pararge xiphia.
- Sara Ors 2006 - Male remating capacity in relations to seasonality-dependent patterns of female emergence in the speckled wood butterfly, Pararge aegeria.
- Britta Johansson 2008 – The evolution of host utilization and life history in two populations of the endangered butterfly Lopinga achine.
- Patrick Gullström 2009 - The effects of thermal variation on the life-history of a butterfly.
- Roha Mesfin 2011 -The evolution of investment to immune function in alternative developmental pathways of the speckled wood butterfly, Pararge aegeria.
- Åsa Sandström 2102 -Reproductive success in relation to food availability in the shieldbug Picromerus bidens (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae): an early stage of a gift-giving mating system?