Guillaume Chapron

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I am an interdisciplinary scholar interested in contemporary environmental issues such as biodiversity conservation. Intially trained as a statistician with a particular crush on Bayesian inference, my work focuses on diverse topics such as ecology, law and politics and ethics.

Higher education

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67th session in Strategic and economic intelligence (2019), Institut des Hautes Études de la Défense Nationale, École Militaire, Paris, France.

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Graduate Diploma in Politics (2018) with first-class honour at the University of London (taught by the London School of Economics).

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Doctorate in Ecology (PhD, 2004) at the Mathematical Eco-Evolutionary Theory Group, Université Pierre & Marie Curie and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.

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Master of Science in Ecology (MSc, 2000) at the Université Pierre & Marie Curie and the Institut National d’Agronomie Paris-Grignon, France.

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Diploma of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, 1998) at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, France.

Professional experience

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2013 – ongoing: Associate Professor (full time, 80% externally funded).
2011 – 2013: Researcher (full time, 100% externally funded). 
2007 – 2011: Assistant Professor (4 year faculty-funded position).
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.

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2007: Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Conservation Biology, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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2005 – 2007: Assistant lecturer, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris and Université Technologique de Troyes, France.

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2003 – 2005: Assistant lecturer (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche), Université d’Angers, France.

Achievements

I have published more than 80 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. My work has been cited more than 4000 times. Illustrative papers include:

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Chapron, G., Epstein, Y., & López-Bao, J. V. (2019). A rights revolution for nature. Science, 363(6434), 1392-1393.

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Chapron, G. (2017). The environment needs cryptogovernance. Nature 545(7655): 403-405.

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Bauer, H., Chapron, G., Nowell, K., Henschel, P., Funston, P., Hunter, L.T.B., Macdonald, D.W. & Packer, C. (2015). Lion (Panthera leo) populations are declining rapidly across Africa, except in intensively managed areas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112(48): 14894-14899.

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Chapron, G., Kaczensky, P., Linnell, J.D.C., Von Arx, M., Huber, D., Andrén, H., López-Bao, J.V., Adamec, M., Álvares, F., Anders, O., Balečiauskas, L., Balys, V., Bedõ, P., Bego, F., Blanco, J.C., Breitenmoser, U., Brøseth, H., Bufka, L., Bunikyte, R., Ciucci, P., Dutsov, A., Engleder, T., Fuxjäger, C., Groff, C., Holmala, K., Hoxha, B., Iliopoulos, Y., Ionescu, O., Jeremić, J., Jerina, K., Kluth, G., Knauer, F., Kojola, I., Kos, I., Krofel, M., Kubala, J., Kunovac, S., Kusak, J., Kutal, M., Liberg, O., Majić, A., Männil, P., Manz, R., Marboutin, E., Marucco, F., Melovski, D., Mersini, K., Mertzanis, Y., Mysłajek, R.W., Nowak, S., Odden, J., Ozolins, J., Palomero, G., Paunović, M., Persson, J., Potoečnik, H., Quenette, P.-Y., Rauer, G., Reinhardt, I., Rigg, R., Ryser, A., Salvatori, V., Skrbinšek, T., Stojanov, A., Swenson, J.E., Szemethy, L., Trajçe, A., Tsingarska-Sedefcheva, E., Váňa, M., Veeroja, R., Wabakken, P., Wölfl, M., Wölfl, S., Zimmermann, F., Zlatanova, D. & Boitani, L. (2014). Recovery of large carnivores in Europe’s modern human-dominated landscapes. Science 346(6216): 1517-1519.

I have raised more than 5 million EUR through competitive grants from diverse funders (Swedish research councils, Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, European Commission and private actors).

Guillaume Chapron © 2020. guillaume.chapron@slu.se