Mathew Leibold is Professor of Biology in the University of Florida.
Prof. Leibold is both an experimental and theoretical ecologist, who has worked on trophic dynamics and developped the ecological concept of metacommunity.

He visited the INTP from October 18-22, working with Matthieu Barbier on the inference of species interactions from spatial co-occurrence data. He presented this ongoing work and its broader context to INTP members.