Dr. Jeffrey Seminoff is a Marine Ecologist and Leader of the Marine Turtle Ecology and Assessment Program. He is Adjunct Faculty at Indiana-Purdue University and University of Florida, is an active member of the IUCN Marine Turtle Specialist Group, and is deeply involved with USFWS/NMFS efforts to update marine turtle status assessments for the US Endangered Species Act. Seminoff’s current research uses innovative approaches such as stable isotope analyses, biotelemetry, animal-borne imagery, and aerial surveys to elucidate the life history of marine turtles throughout the Pacific Ocean. In addition to research, he is involved with numerous marine conservation initiatives and is an Editor for the scientific journals Chelonian Conservation and Biology and Endangered Species Research. He is also a Section Editor for Ciencias Marinas and on the Editorial Board for Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter.