Richard Lehr

Professor, Journalism, College of Communication

Professor Lehr is a veteran journalist and author who worked at the Boston Globe for nearly two decades, where he was primarily an investigative reporter but also served as a magazine, legal affairs and feature writer. He has won numerous national and regional journalism and book awards, and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in investigative reporting.

He is the author of The Fence: A Police Cover-up Along Boston’s Racial Divide, and co-author of Judgment Ridge: The True Story Behind the Dartmouth MurdersBlack Mass: The Irish Mob, The FBI and a Devil’s Deal, and The Underboss: the Rise and Fall of a Mafia Family.