Curriculum Vitae

see also


Master, University of Liège, 1971

PhD in Zoology, University of Liège 1977

F.N.R.S. Post-doctoral Researcher (1978-1980),

Research Associate at Rutgers University, Institute of Animal behavior (1978-1979)

Assistant ULg. (1980-1982)

Premier Assistant ULg. (1982-1986)

Adjunct Faculty at Rockefeller University (1987-1989)

Chef de Travaux ULg (1986-2007)

Lecturer, University of Liège (1998-2007)

Associate Professor, University of Liège (2007-2014)

Emeritus Associate Professor (2014-now)


Professional activities

Member of the editorial board of :

  • Behavioural Processes (Elsevier) (1984-2015)
  • Behaviour (E.J. Brill, Leiden) (1993-2007)
  • Hormones and Behavior (Elsevier) (1997-present)
  • Brain Behavior and Evolution (Karger) (2001-2009)
  • Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy (Elsevier) (2000-2006)
  • Endocrinology (Endocrine Society) (2003-2006; 2010-2013)
  • Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology (Elsevier) (2004-2005)
  • Ethology, Ecology and Evolution (University of Firenze, I) (1989-present)
  • Acta Ethologica (Springer) (1998-present)
  • Belgian Journal of Zoology (2000-present)

 Elected "Top reviewer” in 2009 for Hormones and Behavior (Elsevier)". 

  • Co-Editor the Oxford series on Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (Oxford University Press)
  • Co-Editor in chief of Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology (2005-2016)
  • Co-Editor of the series on Hormones Brain and Behavior (Springer) 2000-2005
  • Associate Editor of Hormones and Behavior (2017-present)

Member of :

  • Association for the Study of Animal Behavior
  • Endocrine Society
  • European Neuroscience Association
  • European Society for Comparative Endocrinology
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.


Honors and Awards

-Grant of the Fondation Camille Hela (1972).

-Fulbright/Hays travel grant (1978).

-Travel grant of the NATO (1978 et 1982).

-Training Award of the European Training Program in Brain and Behaviour Research (1978).

-Concours des bourses de voyages (1979).

-Prix des Amis de l'Université de Liège (1984).

-Scientific Career Prize of the Leon and Henry Frederic Foundation awarded by the Royal Academy of       Sciences, Letters and Fine Arts, Belgium 1990 awarded by l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts (1990)

-Corresponding Fellow of the American Ornithologists 'Union.

-Member of the International Committee of the International Symposium of Avian Endocrinology (1984-1992).

-Member of the Frank Beach Award committee (1995-1998).

-Chairman of the Frank Beach Award committee (1996-1998).

-Secretary of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (1998-1999)

-President-Elect (2001-2003),  President (2003-2005) and Past-president (2005-2007) of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.

-Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (elected 2016).
-Recipient of the Donald Farner medal 2016 for distinguished work in Avian Neuroendocrinology

-Awardee of the Daniel S. Lehrman Lifetime achievement award of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology for 2017.


© Jacques Balthazart 2019