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Kelly Field

Senior Reporter (former)
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Kelly Field joined The Chronicle of Higher Education in 2004 and covered federal higher-education policy. She continues to write for The Chronicle on a freelance basis.

Before joining The Chronicle, she covered Congress’s education committees for Congressional Quarterly and local politics for the Brookline Tab, in Massachusetts. She also worked as a Washington correspondent for The Eagle-Tribune, in Lawrence, Mass. Field received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and psychology from Colby College and a master’s in journalism from Boston University.

In her spare time, she teaches citizenship classes, coaches track, and competes in triathlons. In 2011, Field was named the fastest female journalist in Washington.

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