Doug Lederman

Doug Lederman, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Scott Jaschik, he leads the site's editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, including on C-Span and National Public Radio and at meetings around the country, and his work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Doug was managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education from 1999 to 2003. Before that, Doug had worked at The Chronicle since 1986 in a variety of roles, first as an athletics reporter and editor. He has won three National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, including one in 2009 for a series of Inside Higher Ed articles he co-wrote on college rankings. He began his career as a news clerk at The New York Times. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and graduated in 1984 from Princeton University. Doug lives in Bethesda, Md.

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July 20, 2018
Energy drinks are everywhere today. In today's Academic Minute, Chapman University's Sean Nordt looks into the effect these drinks have on the teens who consume them regularly.
July 20, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Sean Nordt, a professor of pharmacy at Chapman University, looks into the effect energy drinks have on the teens who consume them regularly. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 19, 2018
Do parents have a favorite child? In today's Academic Minute, SUNY Oneonta's Lambrianos Nikiforidis explains how bias for the same sex may be what drives this decision.
July 19, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Lambrianos Nikiforidis, assistant professor of marketing at SUNY Oneonta, explains how bias for the same sex may be what drives if and how parents play favorites. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 18, 2018
Dan Arvizu, senior adviser to the Emerson Elemental practice of Emerson Collective, has been named chancellor of New Mexico State University.
July 18, 2018
Among the topics: National University purchases an online for-profit provider; colleges use technology to improve advising; preparing women for technology fields.
July 18, 2018
Can gendered language make a difference in hiring decisions? In today's Academic Minute, Union College's Lewis Davis delves into this question.
July 18, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Lewis Davis, professor of economics at Union College, explores whether gendered language make a difference in hiring decisions. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
July 17, 2018
Caregivers for hospice patients also need some help. In today's Academic Minute, Villanova University's Meredith MacKenzie Greenle details how we can care for the caregivers.
July 17, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Meredith MacKenzie Greenle, assistant professor at the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University, details how we can care for the caregivers in hospice. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. ​​

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