Steven D. Gaines, Dean – Marine Science, Sustainable Fisheries
PhD, Ecology, Oregon State University; BS, Biology, University of California, Irvine
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 science advisor for the Joint Ocean Commission and is a principal investigator for PISCO (Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans), a long-term consortium that was instrumental in furthering collaborative study of marine ecosystems throughout the Pacific.
Office: Bren Hall 2410