The Sediments of Time: My Lifelong Search for the Past

Meave Leakey (Author) Samira Leakey (Author)
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Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
October 12, 2021
Pages
400
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780358629221

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About the Author

MEAVE LEAKEY currently coheads the significant field efforts in northern Kenya, started nearly a century ago by Louis and Mary Leakey, seeking the fossil records to the roots of humankind. She has worked at the National Museums of Kenya since 1969, including the head of the paleontology department, and is research professor at Stony Brook University, New York. She is the recipient of several honorary degrees, has been elected an honorary fellow of the Geological Society of London, inducted into the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, was a National Geographic Explorer in Residence, served as a fellow of the African Academy of Sciences, and received the National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, among many other accolades and achievements. She is also an author of numerous groundbreaking scientific publications in prestigious journals and of several monographs documenting her research.
SAMIRA LEAKEY obtained a BA in politics with First-Class Honours from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London and a master's in public administration from Princeton University. Samira worked at the World Bank in Washington, DC, and now lives in Nairobi with her daughter.