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Nicholas Lemann autographing a book at the 2006 Texas Book Festival.

Nicholas Berthelot Lemann is dean and Henry R. Luce professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.[1]

Lemann is from New Orleans and he graduated from Harvard University in 1976, but has never attended a school of journalism.[2] He is a journalist, editor, and author of several books on 20th century United States history. He has also been:

Lemann is a member of the Council on the Future of Media. This council is "championing a new global, independent news and information service whose role is to inform, educate and improve the state of the world- one that would take advantage of all platforms of content delivery from mobile to satellite and online to create a new global network."[4]



Lemann has been married twice. His first wife was Dominique Alice Browning, who later became an editor in chief of House & Garden; they married on 20 May 1983, have two sons, Alexander and Theodore, and later divorced. His second wife is Judith Anne Shulevitz, who was a columnist for Slate and The New York Times Book Review; married on November 7, 1999, they have a son and a daughter.[5] His sister is Nancy Lemann, a novelist. He is a practicing Jew.[6]

Selected publications


  1. ^ Karen W. Arenson (April 16, 2003). "Columbia Names Dean for its Journalism School". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Karen W. Arenson (May 14, 2003). "Driven by What He Wishes He'd Learned". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ Nicholas Lemann Agrees To Become Journalism Dean, Subject to University Trustees' Approval Columbia News Apr 18, 2003
  4. ^ Kincaid, Cliff (February 9, 2009). "Global Television for Our Future Global Leader". Right Side News. Retrieved 2009-02-10. 
  5. ^ Anne Stuart (Sep-Oct 2005). "The Press Professor". Harvard Magazine. 
  6. ^ Alex Witchel (March 31, 2009). "Some Milk With Your Seder?". The New York Times. p. D2. 

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