Samuel Roturier

Position: Lecturer
Detailed position: AgroParisTech Lecturer

Team: Ecological trajectories and society

Contact details:
Laboratoire Écologie, Systématique et Évolution – IDEEV
Bureau 2229 Bât. 680 – 12, route 128
91190 Gif Sur Yvette

Tel: +33 (0)1 69 15 56 70

Fax: +33 (0)1 44 08 86 34

Email: samuel.roturier (at)

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution

Research interests

Coordinator of  “Indigenous and local knowledge & ecology” in the TESS team

Keywords: environmental anthropology, forest ecology, ecological restoration, boreal forest, ILK, Sami, pastoralism

FATE project – 2019-2022

The FATE project (Future of ArcTic Ecosystems) is financed by the BiodivERsA and Belmont Forum joint call Biodivscen. It aims at studying drivers of diversity and future scenarios through comprehensive inter- and transdisciplinary research using sedimentary ancient DNA, current ecological observations and anthropological investigations of indigenous peoples’ knowledge and interpretations. Main coordinator: Laura Epp (University of Konstanz).

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution


“Grandes Ecoles” Engineering degree at AgroParisTech (1st year, 2nd year – Domain 3: environmental management and engineering, 3rd year – Specialisation: Political Science, Ecology, Strategy)

Master 2 BEE (Université Paris-Saclay, MNHN, ENS, Sorbonne Université)

Master 2 ACTES

(50% of total work time)

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution


PhD students

2016 – 2020: Sarah Cogos, “The human dimension of fire regimes in the boreal forest.” (Co-supervision: Prof. Lars Östlund, SLU, Suède)

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution

Career path

2012-: AgroParisTech, Paris / UMR Ecologie, Systématique, Evolution, Orsay, France

2011-2012: INRA, UMR Territoires (ex-Métafort), Saint-Genès-Champanelle, France

2008-2010: MNHN, Laboratoire d’ethnobiologie et éco-anthropologie, Paris, France

2006-2010: SLU, Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management, Umeå, Suède

2005-2006: SLU, Unit for Field-based Forest Research, Svartberget, Vindeln, Suède