Lesleigh Anderson


Lesleigh Anderson conducts research that investigates the paleoclimate of western North America using geochemical and sedimentary proxies in lake sediments, fossil wood and peatlands. Her current focus is on documenting past patterns and variability to better evaluate ongoing and potential changes in regional water availability.



  • B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Utah (1985)
  • M.Sc., Geology, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2000)
  • Ph.D., Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2005)