Dr. David Storch
Center for Theoretical Study and Department of Ecology Faculty of Science
Charles University & Academy of Sciences of the CR, Praha Czech Republic
David Storch is the director of the Center for Theoretical Study, the Institute for Advanced Studies, jointly established and run by Charles University in Prague and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and a professor at the Department of Ecology, Faculty of Sciences of Charles University. Formerly he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Sheffield (UK) and an international fellow at the Santa Fe Institute (USA). He is a biologists interested in macroecology, biodiversity, ecological theory, evolutionary ecology and the dynamics of complex systems. He coauthored about fifty papers and six books, including an edited volume Scaling biodiversity (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007) and a German textbook of evolutionary biology Evolution: Ein Lese-Lehrbuch (Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2009). He is an ediitor of the journal Ecology Letters.