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Joel E. Cohen
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor


Ph.D.-student at Linköping University, Sweden

Visiting scientist at Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University

1230 York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10021-6399 USA


Tel. (212) 327-8887, Fax (212) 327-7974

Professional and academic essentials

1988 - Field assistant at Grimso Wildlife Research Station (Per Angelstam) and Abisko Scientific Research Station (Staffan Karlsson).

1990 - Bachelor of Science in Biology,
Linköping University, Sweden.

1992 - Development of software for simulations in Population Ecology at the Department of Biology, Linköping University.

1997 - Licentiate of Philosophy in Biophysics and Theoretical Biology, Linköping University

1990-1997 - Part-time Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Biology, Linköping University: teaching and supervision at courses in Ecology, Botany and Mathematics for biologists.

1993-1997 - Final Project Advisor:

-Population viability of the landsnail Ena Montana. (in Swedish) Karin Andersson.

-An ecomorphological study of shape and size distribution of coexisting landsnails. (in Swedish) Anders Karlberg.

-The effects of area, isolation and body size on the distribution of land snail species on habitat islands. Monica Lundberg.


Ebenman B., A. Johansson, T. Jonsson & U. Wennergren. 1996. Evolution of stable population dynamics through natural selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society London, series B, 263:1145-1151.

Manuscripts and research projects.

Life history and the risk of extinction. In collaboration with Bo Ebenman.

Correlated demographic rates and extinction risk. In collaboration with Bo Ebenman.

Population structure and extinction risk in a stochastic environment. How much structure do we need? In collaboration with Uno Wennergren.

Demography and population density of the Swedish relict population of the land snail Ena montana. In collaboration with Carl Schwarz

Population viability analysis of the Swedish relict population of the land snail Ena montana.

The landsnail fauna in calcareous marshes in Ostergotland, Sweden - life history traits and extinction. In collaboration with Ted von Proschwitz