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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February 28, 2017
Feb. 28, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's new compilation of articles focuses on efforts to make educational materials accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. You may download the print-on-demand booklet, free, here.
February 28, 2017
It is often said that people cling to their guns and their religion. In today's Academic Minute, Wake Forest University's David Yamane explores if the religious really do cling to their guns.
February 28, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, David Yamane, professor of sociology at Wake Forest University, explores if religious people really do cling to their guns. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 27, 2017
Women outperform men when it comes to recognizing faces. In today's Academic Minute, Vanderbilt University's Isabel Gauthier delves into her research into this topic.
February 27, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute, Isabel Gauthier, professor of radiology and radiological sciences at Vanderbilt University, delves into her research on why women outperform men when it comes to recognizing faces. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 24, 2017
Are more tornados occurring than ever before? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Chicago's Joel Cohen examines this question.
February 24, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute: Joel Cohen, visiting scholar in the department of statistics at the University of Chicago, examines whether more tornados are occurring than ever before. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 23, 2017
Acting with unusual speed, Michigan university presidents descend on the state capitol to oppose a legislator's proposal to end the state income tax.
February 23, 2017
How do you better vaccinate a newborn against tuberculosis? In today's Academic Minute, the University of California, Riverside's Ameae Walker describes a new treatment option.
February 23, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute: Ameae Walker, professor of biomedical sciences at the University of California, Riverside, describes a new treatment option for tuberculosis. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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