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Michael K. Steinberg

Michael K. Steinberg is celebrating his tenth year at the Capstone. His research and teaching are focused on environmental conservation, cultural ecology, and habitat mapping. Steinberg works mainly in Central Americana and the Caribbean and has published on topics ranging from fisheries management to jaguar conservation. Steinberg has current projects mapping mangroves and sea grass in critical fishing landscapes in Campeche, Mexico, Belize, and the Zapata Peninsula in Cuba. Steinberg has five graduate students working in the aforementioned areas as well as two undergraduates working on a habitat-mapping project in the Himalayas. Steinberg teaches an array of courses including environmental studies, sporting conservation, world regional geography, and field studies in Belize.