Dr. Aggeliki Doxa


PhD in Ecology (2009): National Natural History Museum of Paris, France

Dissertation: Complex population dynamics in a changing world. The impact of density-dependence and environmental factors on the vital rates and dynamics of two long-lived bird species

MSc in Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution (2005): Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, France

Bachelor in Environmental Sciences (2004): University of the Aegean, Lesbos, Greece



2018-2020: ARCHERS Fellowship – Stavros Niarchos Foundation

2009: Fellowship for Young Post-doctoral researchers – Spanish government

2005-2007: Fellowship for Doctoral Researchers – Bodossaki Foundation

2003-2004: Excellence Fellowship – State Scholarships Foundation (Ι.Κ.Υ)


Research Experience

Post-doc Research Associate:

2018 – 2020: Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics – Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas

2012 & 2014 – 2017: Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology

2013: Institute of Evolutionary Science – University of Montpellier

2010 – 2011: Functional and Evolutionary Ecology Centre

2010: Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies – University of the Balearic Islands

2005 – 2010: Ecology and Conservation Science Centre – Paris Natural History Museum


Teaching Experience

Certified teaching qualification in Ecology and Population Biology in French Universities and the National Natural History Museum of Paris.

More than 70 hours of lectures for the general public at the Natural History Museum of Paris

More than 150 hours of academic teaching on Conservation Biology and Statistics

More than 150 hours of seminars on adult learning principles, methodologies and best practices.


Indicative Publications

Doxa A., Devictor V., Baumel A., Pavon D., Médail F., Leriche A., 2020. Beyond taxonomic diversity: Revealing spatial mismatches in phylogenetic and functional diversity facets in Mediterranean tree communities in southern France. Forest Ecology and Management, 474: 118318.

Doxa A., Prastacos P., 2020. Using Rao’s quadratic entropy to define environmental heterogeneity priority areas in the European Mediterranean biome. Biological Conservation, 241: 108366.

Meurant M., Gonzalez A., Doxa A., Albert C.H., 2018. Selecting surrogate species for connectivity conservation. Biological Conservation, 227: 326–334.

Doxa A., Albert C.H., Leriche A., Saatkamp A., 2017. Prioritizing areas for the conservation of coastal biodiversity under high urbanization pressure. Journal of Environmental Management, 201: 425-434.

Marignani M., Bruschi D., Astiaso Garcia D., Frondoni R., Carli E., Pinna M.S., Cumo F., Gugliermetti F., Saatkamp A., Doxa A., Martín Queller E., Chaieb M., Bou Dagher-Kharrat M., El Zein R., El Jeitani S., Khater C., Mansour S., Al-Shami A., Harik G., Alameddine I., el-Fadel M., Blasi C. 2017. Identification and prioritization of areas with high environmental risk in Mediterranean coastal areas: A flexible approach. Science of the Total Environment, 590-591: 566-578.

Doxa A., Holon F., Deter J., Villeger S., Boissery P., Mouquet N. 2016. Mapping biodiversity in three-dimensions challenges marine conservation strategies: the example of coralligenous assemblages in North-Western Mediterranean Sea. Ecological Indicators, 61 (2): 1042-1054.

Doxa A., Robert A., Crivelli A., Catsadorakis G., Nazirides Th., Nikolaou H., Jiguet F., Theodorou K. 2012. Shifts in breeding phenology as a response to population size and climatic change. Comparison between short and long-distance migrant species. Auk, 129 (4): 753-762.

Doxa A., Paracchini M-L., Pointereau Ph., Devictor V., Jiguet F. 2012, Preventing biotic homogenization of farmland bird communities: the role of High Nature Value farmland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 148: 83– 88.

Doxa A., Bas Y., Paracchini M-L., Pointereau Ph., Terres J-M., Jiguet F. 2010. Low-intensity agriculture increases farmland bird abundances in France. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47 (6): 1348–1356.


Computer Skills

R, Python, Geographic Information Systems

Spatial Conservation Planning algorithms, Species Distribution Models, Quadratic Entropy Models

Linear and Non-Linear Correlation Models, Machine Learning Models

Rarefaction and extrapolation analyses, Spatial autocorrelation analyses

Spatial interpolation Models, Fragmentation indices