Dr.

Alan I. Leshner

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Learned society administrator; Government research agency administrator; Psychologist; Educator
Area
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Specialty
Scientific, Cultural, and Nonprofit Leadership
Elected
2005
Former CEO of AAAS and Executive Publisher of Science. Held leadership positions in government (National Science Foundation, National Institute on Drug Abuse, and National Institute of Mental Health). Research has focused on the biological bases of behavior. Published in the areas of science and technology policy, science education, and public engagement with science.
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