Brent Stewart is a Senior Research Biologist with the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
(HSWRI) in San Diego, California. Dr. Stewart has been a member of the HSWRI staff since
1977. Brents research on the demography and foraging ecology of marine mammals,
seabirds, and whale sharks has stretched from remote areas of the Bering and Beauforth
Seas, the North Atlantic, northwest Greenland, Iceland, Russia, the Antarctic (Weddell,
Admundsen, Ross seas and throughout the Antarctic Peninsula), the northwest Hawaiian
Islands, the Sea of Cortez, to areas nearer to home one the Southern California Channel
Islands. He has earned a Bachelor or Arts degree (Biology; 1977) from the University of
California at Los Angeles, a Master of Sciences (Ecology; 1981) degree from San Diego
State University, a Doctor of Philosophy (Biology; 1989) from the University of California
at Los Angeles, and a Juris Doctorate (Law; 1997) from the University of California at
Berkeleys Boalt Hall School of Law. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Biology at
the University of San Diego and a Research Associate of San Diego State University.
Brents interests in law focus on constitutional law, administrative law and
environmental and ocean law and policy.