Faculty - Steven Gaines

Steve GainesSteven 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 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.

Contact Information:

Office: Bren Hall 2410

Phone: 805-893-4339
Fax: 805-893-7612


Steve Gaines' Lab