Isidore Szcepaniak

Isidore Szcepaniak, holds an M.S. degree from San Francisco State University. He is a Research Associate at the California Academy of Sciences' Department of Mammalogy. He has conducted research on harbor porpoise in the Gulf of the Farallones for 25 years, and has conducted humpback whale research in California and in Costa Rica.

He has worked as a naturalist for the Oceanic Society since 1986 leading trips to the Dominican Republic, Canada and Costa Rica. He teaches classes on marine mammals at San Francisco State University and the California Academy of Sciences.