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Associate Chair of the Journalism Department at Emerson College
Doug Struck is associate chair of the Journalism Department at Emerson College in Boston. He has been a journalist for more than 30 years, covering a wide range of assignments as a both a national and foreign correspondent for the Washington Post and Baltimore Sun. He reported from Iraq repeatedly over 14 years, and helped cover conflicts in Afghanistan, the West Bank, Lebanon, East Timor, the southern Philippines and Sudan.
He ran bureaus in the Middle East, Tokyo, and Toronto, and has reported from six continents and all 50 of the United States. At his last posting as Canada bureau chief for the Washington Post, Struck specialized in global warming issues, reporting from the Arctic, the Northwest Passage, Greenland, and glaciers on the Andes mountains. He continued that specialization at the Harvard University Center for the Environment in 2008.
Struck was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2003-2004, a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2002 and a fellow in Asian Studies at George Washington University in 1998-1999. He continues to write and report on the environment.