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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August 22, 2018
What a society made can tell us a lot about them. In today's Academic Minute, SUNY New Paltz's Keely Heuer explores the ceramics of ancient Greeks.
August 22, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Keely Heuer, assistant professor of art history at SUNY New Paltz, explores the ceramics of ancient Greeks. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 21, 2018
Population changes across the country can lead to extinction of native species. In today's Academic Minute, Florida International University's John Kominoski describes how building dams in the growing Southwestern U.S. can be harmful for fish populations.
August 21, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, John Kominoski, assistant professor in the department of biological sciences at Florida International University, describes how building dams in the growing Southwestern U.S. can be harmful for fish populations. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 20, 2018
In today's Academic Minute, the University of Copenhagen's Bodil Just Christensen explains why how you think about food can help you stay thin.
August 20, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Bodil Just Christensen, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Copenhagen, explains why how you think about eating can help you stay thin. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 17, 2018
What determines the success or failure of a bird’s nest? In today's Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Jennie Carr discusses her research on this topic.
August 17, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Jennie Carr, assistant professor of biology at Washington College, discusses her research on what determines the success or failure of a bird’s nest.
August 17, 2018
Three universities in Chile, Colombia and Mexico will make all of the open online courses they offer on the Coursera platform available to one another's students at no charge, as part of a new collaboration between them.
August 16, 2018
Helping domestic violence victims in isolated areas can be hard. In today's Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Rachel Durso describes using data points to bring help to areas that need it.

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