Doug Lederman

Co-Founder and Editor

Inside Higher Ed

Doug Lederman is editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed. He helps lead the site’s editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, podcasts, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, including on C-Span and National Public Radio and at meetings and on campuses around the country, and has won three National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association. His work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications.
Before helping to found Inside Higher Ed, 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 began his career as a news clerk at The New York Times.