On short notice, famed fossil hunters Richard Leakey and Meave Leakey will be visiting the United States from September 20th to October 20th 2017.If you would like to host one or both, contact us.
Legendary paleoanthropologist, environmentalist, and activist Richard Leakey has been one of the most influential champions of life on Earth for the past 45 years. In Africa and abroad, Leakey is known for his discoveries in the Turkana Basin, his efforts to combat climate change and end elephant and rhino poaching. The Chairman of Kenya Wildlife Services, Leakey is a Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University and an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of London.
Paleontologist and zoologist Meave Leakey's many discoveries “challenge the straight-line story of human evolution.” A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and winner of its highest honor, the Hubbard Medal for her “outstanding contributions to scientific research, exploration and conservation,” Dr. Leakey is a research professor at Stony Brook University and was head of the division of paleontology at the National Museums of Kenya for over 30 years.