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 15, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Bill Schindler, associate professor of anthropology at the college, discusses why today’s dietary culture is out of whack with our bodies’ needs. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 14, 2018
A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a professor's lawsuit alleging that the University of New England retaliated against her for filing sexual harassment complaints against her department chair and supervisor.
August 14, 2018
Women’s political participation is on the rise. In today's Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Melissa Deckman discusses how younger generations are changing gender norms in politics.
August 14, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Melissa Deckman, a professor of political science there, discusses how younger generations are changing gender norms in politics. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. ​​
August 13, 2018
Rising sea levels are already affecting communities. In today's Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Aaron Lampman examines why coastal residents don’t accept this fact.
August 13, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, part of Washington College Week, Aaron Lampman, an associate professor in the department of anthropology, examines why many coastal residents don't accept the idea that rising sea levels are affecting their communities. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 10, 2018
President Trump isn’t the only powerful figure to break the Twitter barrier. In today's Academic Minute, Saint Leo University's Stephen Okey explores how Pope Francis is using the medium in a different fashion.
August 10, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Stephen Okey, assistant professor of philosophy at Saint Leo University, explores how Pope Francis is using the medium. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.
August 9, 2018
No spoilers please! In today's Academic Minute, Case Western Reserve University's Vera Tobin examines how being fooled by a story can lead to great joy.
August 9, 2018
Today on the Academic Minute, Vera Tobin, assistant professor of cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University, examines how being fooled by a story can lead to great joy. Learn more about the Academic Minute here.

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