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 with his family in Bethesda, Md.

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December 16, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, William Nesbitt, an English professor at Beacon College, explores the literary movement and what we’re still learning from them today. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
December 15, 2016
There is still one genocide Germany has not taken responsibility for. In today's Academic Minute, Black Hills State University's Adam A. Blackler says Germany’s actions in Africa need to be recognized, too.
December 15, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Adam Blackler, assistant professor of history at Black Hills State University, says Germany’s actions in Africa need to be recognized as genocide, too. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
December 14, 2016
Do you have a drink of water before bed? In today's Academic Minute, McGill University's Charles Bourque explains why you might want to be hydrated before zonking out for the night.
December 14, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, Charles Bourque, professor of neurosurgery at McGill University, details why you might want to be hydrated before zonking out for the night. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
December 13, 2016
Mun Y. Choi, provost and executive vice president of the University of Connecticut, has been chosen as president of the University of Missouri System. Noelle Cockett, executive vice president and provost at Utah State University, has been selected as president there.
December 13, 2016
The achievement gap in science can start early. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s F. Chris Curran explores why there’s a need to focus on early science learning.
December 13, 2016
Today on the Academic Minute, F. Chris Curran, assistant professor of public policy at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, explores why there’s a need to focus on early science learning. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
December 12, 2016
Could continuous light make you age faster? In today’s Academic Minute, Leiden University’s Elaine Lucassen discusses the importance of the circadian rhythm on our natural processes.
December 9, 2016
New federal data show American universities awarded a record number of Ph.D.s in 2015.

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