Address and links

Departamental II – DI. 211
Area of Biodiversity and Conservation
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles

Phone: +34 91 488 8249
Fax:      +34 91 664 7490
E-Mail: marcos.mendez at

Researcher ID: A-3745-2009
Homepage at
Google scholar:

Short CV

2010- Associate professor (senior lecturer) – Rey Juan Carlos University (Spain)

2004-2009 Assistant lecturer – Rey Juan Carlos University (Spain)

2002-2003 Assistant lecturer – Stockholm University (Sweden)

1999-2001 Post-doc fellowship – Uppsala University (Sweden)

1997-1998 Post-doc fellowship – Uppsala University (Sweden)

1996 PhD Thesis – Oviedo University (Spain)

Research interests

Plant evolutionary ecology:

  • Resource economy and cost of reproduction
  • Gamete packaging and sexual expression.
  • Pollination and evolution of floral morphology.

Useful indices in plant reproductive ecology.

Community ecology:

  • Community structure in arthropods

Current position

Associate professor (senior lecturer).

I teach Evolutionary Biology in the degree of Biology and Scientific Writing at the master level. I have previously lectured about Restoration Ecology, Assessment of Environmental Impact and Biogeography.

I am the coordinator of the doctoral program in Conservation of Natural Resources.