1996 PhD in Animal Behaviour (Ethology), University of Parma (Italy)
1998-2001 Post-doc, University of Tours (France)
2001-2005 Post-doc, University of Regensburg
2005-2008 Associate Research Professor, University of Copenhagen
2008-2009 Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Nov 2009 Full Professor, University of Paris 13
I am an evolutionary biologist working on the evolution of communication and its underlying (proximate and ultimate) mechanisms. I am particularly interested in recognition of identity and, in general, in the sociobiology of communication and cognition.