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 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.
February 22, 2017
The church's hybrid bridge program has opened the door to degree and certificate programs for tens of thousands of students -- and now the online program is going broader.
February 22, 2017
To understand why some commit crimes, get inside their head. In today's Academic Minute, Iowa State University's Matthew DeLisi determines if homicidal ideation is a factor in whether some criminals commit more serious crimes.
February 22, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute: Matthew DeLisi, professor in the department of sociology at Iowa State University, determines if homicidal ideation is a factor in whether some criminals commit more serious crimes. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
February 21, 2017
Children love stories, but need to hear them told from various perspectives. In today's Academic Minute, Georgia State University's Peggy Albers explains the danger of single stories and why children need to hear different views about the world.
February 21, 2017
Today on the Academic Minute: Peggy Albers, professor of language and literacy education in the College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University, explains the danger of single stories and why children need to hear different views about the world. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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