Michael K. Steinberg

Associate Professor of New College and Geography

  • 219 Lloyd Hall
  • (205) 348-0490
  • mksteinberg@ua.edu

Office Hours

By appointment


Natural Resources Conservation Lab


PhD, Louisiana State University, 1999

Research Interests

Cultural ecology, biogeography, endangered species, remote sensing and forest cover changes

Selected Publications

  • Steinberg, M.K. 2010. The Importance of Cultural Ecological Landscapes to the Survival of the Bachman’s Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii) in the Southeastern United States.
    Southeastern Geographer 50: 272–281.

  • Guest Editor, Geographical Review, Avifaunal Research and Geographical Perspectives, Volume 100 Issue 2 , Pages 139–289, April 2010.
  • Steinberg, M.K. 2009. Highland Forest Habitat Preference by Endemic Hawaiian Honeycreepers: A Preliminary Assessment. Yearbook of the Pacific coast Geographers 71: 54–66.

  • Steinberg, M.K. 2008. Stalking the Ghost Bird: The Elusive Ivory-Billed Woodpecker in Louisiana. Louisiana State University Press: Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Steinberg, M.K. 2007. Marginalizing a Vulnerable Cultural and Environmental Landscape: Opium Poppy Production in Highland Guatemala.  Mountain Research and Development 27: 318–321.