Sheldon Bart

Sheldon Bart is president and founder of the Wilderness Research Foundation and is governor of the American Polar Society. A published author and an authority on polar pioneer Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Bart has lectured at the Explorers Club, the Geographical Society of Philadelphia, the Elisha Kent Kane Historical Society, Hunter College of the City University of New York, and the Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University. He organized and led the 1996 American Expedition to Baffin Island in the Canadian Eastern Arctic and was project manager of the WRF Antarctic Peninsula program. He is also a senior associate of LAPA/Laurence A. Pagnoni & Associates, a consulting firm based in New York City.