Doug Lederman is editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed. He oversees news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, and his work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Doug spent 17 years at The Chronicle of Higher Education before helping to found Inside Higher Ed. He began his career as a news clerk at The New York Times, grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and graduated from Princeton University. Doug lives with his wife, Kate Scharff, in Bethesda, Md.