Stefano Allesina



University of Chicago

Dr. Stefano Allesina, Professor of Ecology and Evolution, is a theoretical ecologist focusing on models of complex ecological networks. After receiving his PhD in Ecology at the University of Parma in Italy, Dr. Allesina held post-doctoral research positions at UC Santa Barbara, the University of Michigan, and Michigan State (jointly with NOAA). In 2009, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago, where he is currently the Chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolution.