Lea Stevens McChesney

Title: Curator of Ethnology, Research Associate

Company: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Peabody Museum

Location: Albuquerque, NM United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Recipient Deans Faculty Recognition Award, College of Language, Literature and Social Sciences, University of Toledo (2014)
  • Recipient, Frank Hamilton Cushing Award, Wesleyan University (1978)
  • Recipient, Zora Neale Hurston Travel Award, Association for Feminist Anthropology (2006)
  • Recipient, Culture Builds Communities Grant, Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester (2003)
  • Recipient, Research Incentive Funds Grant, University of Missouri-Kansas City (1995)
  • Recipient, June Frier Esserman Dissertation Fellowship, New York University (1994)
  • Recipient, Small Grant, Wenner-Gren Foundation (1992, 1994)
  • Grantee, National Endowment for the Arts
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (2010-2014, 2016)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, New York University
  • Master of Philosophy, New York University
  • Master of Arts, Wesleyan University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bard College

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