Dean of the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Principal Investigator for the Sustainable Fisheries Group, University of California, Santa Barbara

Steven Gaines's research focuses on marine ecology and conservation, sustainable fisheries, the design of marine reserves, and the impact of climate change on ocean ecosystems. He has served as director of the UC Santa Barbara Marine Science Institute, and as UCSB Acting Dean of Science and Acting Vice Chancellor for Research. Professor Gaines currently serves as a principal investigator for the Sustainable Fisheries Group, which seeks scalable solutions for the world’s fisheries through partnerships among UCSB researchers, industry leaders, NGOs, and governments.

Experience

  • –present
    Dean – Marine Science, Sustainable Fisheries at Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara