Dr. Kimberly Stewart


Dr. Stewart’s research and teaching interests focus on the management and health of nesting and foraging populations of leatherback, hawksbill, and green sea turtle populations in St. Kitts. 


  1. Horrocks, J. A., S. Stapleton, H. Guada, C. Lloyd, E. Harris, M. Fastigi, J. BerkelK. Stewart, J. Gumbs and K. L. Eckert, 2016. International movements of adult female leatherback turtles in the Caribbean: results from tag recovery data (2002-2013). Endangered Species Research, 29, 279-287. 
  2. Soto, E., Ives, A.K., Antaki, E., Stewart, K., Francis, S., Jay-Russell, M.T, Sithole, F., Kearney, M.T., Griffin, M., 2016. Detection of Salmonella enterica serovar Montevideo and Newport in free-ranging sea turtles and beach sand in the Caribbean and persistence in sand and seawater microcosms. Zoonoses and Public Health. 
  3. Stewart, K., Norton, T.M., Tackes, D., Mitchell, M. 2016. Leatherback ecotourism development, implementation and outcome assessment in St. Kitts, West Indies. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 
  4. Stewart, K., T. Norton, H. Mohammed, D. Browne, K. Clements, K. Thomas, T. Yaw and J. Horrocks. 2016. Effects of  “Swim with the Turtles” tourist attractions on green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) health in Barbados, West Indies. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52, S104-117. 
  5. Stewart, K, T. M. N., Mark A. Mitchell, Knobel, D. 2018. Sea Turtle Education Program Development, Implementation, and Outcome Assessment in St. Kitts, West Indies. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 
  6. Kristine Hill, Kimberly M. Stewart, Sreekumari Rajeev, Anne Conan, and Michelle M. Dennis. 2019. Pathology of Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Embryos and Hatchlings from Nestins in St. Kitts, West Indies (2015-2016). Journal of Wildlife Diseases In-
  7. Kimberly M. Stewart, Jeremy M. McKeever, Kathleen Clements, Jennifer Kishbaugh, Terry 
    Norton. Bird Species Utilizing The Two Main Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches As Nesting Sites in St. Kitts, West Indies. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology. In Press.