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Heidi Landecker

Deputy Managing Editor
The Chronicle of Higher Education

As deputy managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, Heidi Landecker supervised the copy desk and multiplatform production. She joined The Chronicle as a senior editor in 1998, was appointed assistant managing editor in 2004, and became deputy managing editor in 2014. She moonlit as a writer for The Chronicle Review and The Chronicle of Higher Education, and she managed and edited Lingua Franca, a blog about language in academe, for seven years.

Her freelance work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, The New Yorker, The Chronicle, and elsewhere. She was a copy editor at The Boston Globe Magazine and The Boston Observer, a staff editor at The Atlantic, and a senior editor at Architecture and Landscape Architecture magazines. She was a researcher for the novelist Gore Vidal from 1983-98.

Landecker received a B.A. in art and environmental studies from Antioch College and an M.S. in science and environmental education from Cornell University.

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