FATIK BARAN MANDAL, Ph.D., is the Principal at Bankura Christian College, Bankura, West Bengal. With a teaching and research experience of 20 years, Dr. Mandal has published more than 125 articles and research papers in various reputed national and international journals and other media. He is the author of six books, including Textbook of Animal Behaviour (3rd ed.) and Human Parasitology (2nd ed.), published by PHI Learning. Dr. Mandal has been awarded the Fellowship of the Zoological Survey of India and Zoological Society of India, and has been honoured with the “Best Educationist Award” by the International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi. His fields of interest include ecology and evolutionary biology, biodiversity, parasitology and behavioural biology.
He is the Associate Editor of International Journal of Zoology Research, Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Scientific Review, Editorial Board member of the World of Science and Technology, Editorial Board Member of the Open Research Journal of Science and Environment, Editor of Webmed Central, Editorial Board Member of Science Journals International, Editorial Secretary of Journal of Environment and Sociobiology, Editorial Board Member of Animal Science Letters, and Reviewer of Herald Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Journal of Ecopsychology.