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 8, 2014
Certain afflictions are embarrassing to discuss. Because of this, they remain untreated and can often worsen. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Memphis's Steven Soifer profiles shy-bladder syndrome.
December 8, 2014
American production of Ph.D.s continues to grow, even as the degree recipients' job prospects appear to wane, federal data show.
December 8, 2014
New book acknowledges the drift by public colleges as state funding has flattened and in some cases fallen -- but argues that the trend does not mean the institutions must abandon their missions.
December 5, 2014
On our Dec. 5 program, the University of Northern Colorado's Nicholas Syrett joined Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green for a discussion about the history and future of the campus fraternity culture, in the wake of more tumult about alcohol, sexual assault and other issues. And in our other segment, LaGuardia Community College's Gail Mellow joined a conversation about the White House's second higher ed summit this week.
December 5, 2014
Matthew Henry Hall has cooked up a seasonal cartoon for our monthly caption contest; click here to put your own personal tagline on this month's cartoon. You can also choose your favorite caption for last month's cartoon from among the finalists nominated by our panel of judges; click here to do so.
December 5, 2014
Smart phones are everywhere these days. In today's Academic Minute, Gary Small of the University of California at Los Angeles details the effects increased screen time is having on us, especially among teens.
December 4, 2014
Flowery depictions of transcendent love have inspired some of our finest art. But is our conceptual idealization of love and romance perhaps hurting us? In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Toronto's Spike W. S. Lee frames the shared experience of love in a completely different way.
December 3, 2014
Prisoners face a unique set of health challenges. In today's Academic Minute, SUNY New Paltz's Eve Waltermaurer profiles the need to study criminology and health through an interdisciplinary lens.
December 2, 2014
The manner by which information travels on social media tends to corrode its accuracy. In today's Academic Minute, the University of North Carolina's Brian Southwell discusses the disparity of shared information on the Internet.
December 2, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features the first part of a two-part interview with Jay Bhatt, the chief executive officer of Blackboard.

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