International Journal of Insect Science

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Paul-André Calatayud

Dr. Paul-André Calatayud is a senior research scientist at the Research Institute for Development (IRD), France and a visiting scientist at ICIPE (International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology) since 2002.

He is an entomologist experienced with insect–plant interactions (including the third trophic level, the parasitoids), insect behaviour and chemical ecology.

Dr Calatayud earned his PhD in Entomology at Claude Bernard University and National Institute of Applied Science (INSA), Lyon, France in 1993, for which he received the Plant Protection and Environment Organization Award from the French government.  In 2011, he was awarded a HDR, a French ability diploma to manage research studies in biological sciences from Paris XI University (Orsay, France). He received in 2014 from his book co-edited on Insect-Plant Interactions the "Ferchault de Réaumur" award by the French Entomological Society.

He is Editor-in-Chief of Entomology, Ornithology & Herpethology and Associate Editor of the Annales de la Société Entomologique de France.

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The editor in chief is responsible for editorial decision-making on papers submitted to the journal.  The editor in chief is also responsible for editorial matters that include but are not limited to journal supplements, the journal's aims and scope, the editorial board and volunteer peer reviewer pool, editorial assessment of video abstracts, assignment to published papers of endorsements, and for consulting on pre-submission inquiries from authors.

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