David L Wheeler

Managing Editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education

United States of America

David L. Wheeler, the Managing Editor for The Chronicle of Higher Education, has a Master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and was awarded a Vannevar Bush Fellowship in science journalism at MIT. He has been with The Chronicle for 23 years, also working as a science writer, international editor, and writer of the feature Notes from Academe. Although for many years his area of specialty was biomedical research, he has written on topics ranging from poetry to quantum physics.

He has served as President of the D.C. Science Writers’ Association and has won numerous awards. In the service of The Chronicle, he has attended academic conferences and visited campuses in 20 countries and made presentations around the world, including at meetings in Beijing, Liverpool, and Madrid.