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Professor Leslie C. Aiello

March 1, 2005

Professor Leslie C. Aiello

Contact Details

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.
470 Park Avenue South, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016 USA
Tel (WG office): 212 683 5000
Tel (direct line): 212 686 1933
Fax: 212 683 9151

Current Positions

President, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.
Emeritus Professor, University College London
Honorary Fellow, University College London

Curriculum Vitae and Publications List


Leslie became President of the Wenner-Gren Foundation of Anthropological Research in April 2005. The Foundation is the largest private foundation in existence devoted solely to the support of international anthropological research.

Leslie received her BA and MA in Anthropology from the University of California (Los Angeles) and her PhD in human evolution and anatomy from the University of London.

She spent the majority of her academic career (1976-2005) at University College London where she was Professor of Biological Anthropolo