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New & Forthcoming Titles | Handbook of the Mammals of Europe (About the Editor)

Handbook of the Mammals of Europe

Handbook of the Mammals of Europe

Series Editors: Hackländer, Klaus, Zachos, Frank E.

ISSN: 2730-7387

Klaus Hackländer studied Zoology at Philipps-University Marburg/Lahn and the University of Vienna. He is Full Professor for Wildlife Biology and Wildlife Management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and coordinates the master programme on Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management. Hackländer is member of numerous mammalogical societies and served as president of the German Society for Mammalian Biology from 2009 to 2016. He was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Mammal Review from 2009 to 2015 and co-edited two books on Lagomorpha, his favourite mammalian taxon. Hackländer’s research covers all fields of mammalian biology, including ecology, behavior, physiology, diseases and management.

Frank E. Zachos is head of the Mammal Collection at the Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria, affiliated lecturer at the University of Vienna and affiliated professor at the Department of Genetics at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He studied biology, history of science and philosophy in Kiel and Jena, Germany, and received his PhD in zoology in 2005. In 2009, he completed his habilitation for zoology and evolutionary biology. His main research topics comprise the intraspecific biodiversity, phylogeography, population genetics and conservation of mammals and birds, with a particular focus on red deer and other ungulates. He also has a long-standing interest in species concepts and the species problem as well as other theoretical and philosophical issues in evolutionary biology and systematics. He is the editor-in-chief of the journal Mammalian Biology and the editor of the Mammalia series within the Handbook of Zoology.