Specialties: Ocean Education
CSUMB Faculty Liaison since 2009
Ph.D., Director, Institute for Applied Marine Ecology, CSU Monterey Bay
Dr. James Lindholm (B.A. California Polytechnic State University, SLO; M.A. & Ph.D. Boston University) is the James W. Rote Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Policy in the Division of Science and Environmental Policy at CSU Monterey Bay. He is the founder and Director of the Institute for Applied Marine Ecology (IfAME) at CSUMB, and the founder and Program Chair of the CSUMB Research Diving Program. Dr. Lindholm’s research interests include the landscape ecology of fishes, the recovery of seafloor habitats and associated taxa following the cessation of fishing activity, and the design and efficacy of marine protected areas.