Michael K. Steinberg

Michael K. Steinberg

Professor, New College and Geography

(205) 348-0349


219 Lloyd Hall

Office Hours

By appointment

Undergraduate Education

BA – University of Missouri, 1988

Graduate Education

MA – University of Missouri, 1992

PhD – Louisiana State University, 1999


Bonefish and Tarpon Trust

Biodiversity Research Institute

Research Groups

Natural Resources Conservation Lab

Teaching Interests

Field Course in Belize

Geography of Endangered Species

Environmental Literature

Arts and Science of Fly Fishing

Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies

Sporting Conservation

Representative Publications


Steinberg, M.K. Forthcoming. Human-Jaguar Conflicts in Southern Belize. Conservation and Society.

Steinberg, M.K. Forthcoming.A Nationwide Assessment of Threats to Bonefish, Tarpon, and Permit Stocks in Belize. Environmental Biology of Fishes.

Steinberg, M.K. 2014. The Brook Trout as Icon. The American Fly Fisher: The Journal of the American Museum of Fly Fishing. 40(2):15-18.

Steinberg, M.K. and Taylor, M.J. 2014. Coffee and Maya Cultural Commodification in Guatemala. Geographical Review, 104(3): 361-373.

Steinberg, M., Taylor, M., & Kinney, K. 2014. The El Cielo Biosphere Reserve: Forest Cover Changes and Conservation Attitudes in an Important Neotropical Region. The Professional Geographer, 66(3): 403-411.

Stalking the Ghost Bird: The Elusive Ivory-Billed Woodpecker in Louisiana.  Louisiana State University Press.  2008.