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Lisa Thomas


Lisa Thomas


Staff member


Phone+49 (0)761 203 3798

Mail: lisa.thomas[at]


Tennenbacher Straße 4

79106 Freiburg




Curriculum vitae


Working experience

  • Since 11/2018, Research Scientist, Wildlife Ecology and Management, University of Freiburg
  • 11/2013 - 10/2016, Research Scientist, Forest Research Institute of BW - 08/2009 - 09/2013, Research Scientist, Conservation Biology, University of Marburg
  • 11/2008 - 07/2009, Scientific Assistant, Wildlife Ecology and Management, University of Freiburg



  • 08/2009 - 07/2015, PhD thesis, Conservation Biology, University of Marburg: “Ecological effects of willow and poplar invasions at the Río Negro in northern Patagonia, Argentina”
  • 10/2003 - 10/2008, academic studies of forest sciences, University of Freiburg. Diploma thesis: “Populationsgenetische Untersuchungen an Birkhähnen (Tetrao tetrix L.) aus Graubünden (2003-2006)”





Master program:

  • Wildlife and Game Management
  • Research in Wildlife Ecology


Bachelor program:

  • Wildlife Management (Organizations and Instruments in Wildlife Management,Wildlife Telemetry, Invasive alien species
  • Wildlife Ecology: Forests and Wildlife I & II



  • Thomas L.K., Mosner E. & Leyer I. (2015). River dynamics and invasion: Distribution patterns of native and invasive woody vegetation at the Río Negro, Argentina. Riparian Ecology and Conservation, 2, 45-57.
  • Thomas L.K. & Leyer I. (2014). Age structure, growth performance and composition of native and invasive Salicaceae in Patagonia. Plant Ecology, 215, 1047–1056.
  • Thomas, L.K., Tölle, L., Ziegenhagen, B., Leyer, I. (2012). Are vegetative reproduction capacities the cause of wide spread invasion of Eurasian Salicaceae in Patagonian river landscapes? PLoS ONE 7, e50652. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050652.