About the Author
Thomas I. White is the Conrad N. Hilton Professor in Business Ethics and Director of the Center for Ethics and Business at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. His primary research focuses on the ethical implications of the scientific research on whales and dolphins, and his book In Defense of Dolphins: The New Moral Frontier (Blackwell, 2007) addresses the ethical issues connected with human/dolphin interaction. Professor White is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, has served as U.S. Ambassador for the United Nations' Year of the Dolphin program and is an author of the Declaration of Rights for Cetaceans: Whales and Dolphins.