Alan I. Leshner

Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D., is Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Executive Publisher of the journal Science. He was Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse from 1994 to 2001, following his service as Deputy Director and Acting Director of the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Leshner has held several senior positions at the National Science Foundation, and for 10 years was a professor of psychology at Bucknell University.