Ellen V. Futter

Headshot of Ellen V. Futter
Ellen V. Futter has been President of the American Museum of Natural History since 1993. During her tenure, the Museum has emphasized advancing scientific research and extending the role of museums more broadly in formal education and promoting science literacy among the general public, including, since 2020, providing COVID-19 public education programming and hosting an onsite public vaccination site since April 2021. Before joining the Museum, Futter served as President of Barnard College for 13 years.