University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Anthropology




Dr. Steven R. Leigh Ph.D.

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Physical Anthropologists; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Biography

Faculty appointments:  Anthropology, Institute for Genomic Biology, College of Medicine

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1992
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1985
  • B.A., Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1980

Grants

Publications

Book Contributions

  • Leigh, S. R., G. E. Blomquist, and M. Kowalewski. "Demographic and Morphological Perspectives on Life History Evolution and Conservation of New World Monkeys." South American Primates. Ed. P. A. Garber, A. Estrada, E. Heymann, J. C. Bicca-Marques, and K. B. Strier. New York: Springer, 2009. 117-138.
  • Leigh, S. R., and G. E. Blomquist. "Life History." Primates in Perspective, 2nd Ed.. Ed. S. K. Bearder, C. Campbell, A. Fuentes, K. C. MacKinnon, and M. Panger. Oxford (in press): Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Leigh, S. R. "Growth and Development of Baboons." The Baboon in Biomedical Research, Volume 3. Ed. J L. VandeBerg, S. Williams-Blangero, and S. D. Tardiff. New York: Springer, 2009. 57-88.
  • Leigh, S. R., and G. E. Blomquist. "Life History." Primates in Perspective. Ed. C. Campbell, K. C. MacKinnon, M. Panger, S. K. Bearder, and M. Panger. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 396-407.
  • Leigh, S. R., and R. M. Bernstein. "Ontogeny, life history, and maternal reproductive strategies in baboons." Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons. Ed. L. Swedell and S. R. Leigh. New York: Springer, 2006. 225-256.
  • Swedell, L., and S. R. Leigh. "Introduction." Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons. Ed. L. Swedell and S. R. Leigh. N: Springer, 2006. 1-16.
  • Antón, S. C., and S. R. Leigh. "Growth and life history in Homo Erectus." Patterns of Growth and Development in the Genus Homo. Ed. J. L. Thompson, G. E. Krovitz, and A. J. Nelson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 219-245.
  • Leigh, S. R., P. B. Park, L. W. Konigsberg, and J. H. Relethford. "Morphological differentiation of Gorilla subspecies." Gorilla Biology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Ed. A. B. Taylor and M. L. Goldsmith. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 104-131.
  • Pereira, M. E., and S. R. Leigh. "Phases and modes of primate juvenility." Primate Life Histories and Socioecology. Ed. P. Kappeler and M. E. Pereira. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. 149-176.

Edited Books

  • Swedell, L., and S. R. Leigh. Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons. New York, NY: Springer, 2006.
  • Charles, D. K., S. R. Leigh, and J. E. Buikstra. The Archaic and Woodland cemeteries at the Elizabeth site in the lower Illinois Valley . Kampsville, IL: Center for American Archaeology, 1988.

Journal Articles