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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February 20, 2019
Colleges begin programs in psychology, HR management, information and communication sciences, and applied computer science, among other disciplines.
February 20, 2019
Study finds that even those who are inclined to stray do so less in face-to-face classes -- presumably because instructors and peers are watching. What are the implications for online learning? And is all multitasking bad?
February 20, 2019
This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features a presentation by Kristen Betts entitled "Neuro-Andragogy: Science & Art of Changing the Brain."
February 20, 2019
This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features a presentation by Kristen Betts entitled "Neuro-Andragogy: Science & Art of Changing the Brain."
February 20, 2019
Parental alienation can have long-term consequences. In today's Academic Minute, Colorado State University's Jennifer Harman explores how greater awareness of this form of family violence can lead to better outcomes.
February 20, 2019
Today on the Academic Minute, Jennifer Harman, associate professor of psychology at Colorado State University, explores how greater awareness of this form of family violence can lead to better outcomes. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 19, 2019
Medical innovations are on a downward trend. In today's Academic Minute, New York Institute of Technology's Kurt Amsler explores why.
February 19, 2019
Today on the Academic Minute, Kurt Amsler, professor of biomedical sciences at the New York Institute of Technology, examines why medical innovations are on a downward trend. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 18, 2019
Want to ask a politician a tough question? Good luck. In today's Academic Minute, Colgate University's Alicia Simmons explores why it’s difficult to ask hard-hitting questions these days.
February 18, 2019
Today on the Academic Minute, Alicia Simmons, associate professor of sociology at Colgate University, explores why it’s difficult to ask hard-hitting questions of politicians these days. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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