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Peter Canellos

Rwanda 2011
The Boston Globe

Peter Canellos is the editorial page editor for The Boston Globe. He is responsible for all editorial and op-ed content, in addition to chairing the editorial board and overseeing the Sunday Ideas section. Previously, he was the newspaper's Washington bureau chief and has been the author of the “National Perspective” column since 2003. He began his career at The Globe in 1988, covering local issues, later serving as a national roving correspondent and covering the presidential campaigns in 1992 and 1996. He served as the paper’s metro editor from 1999 to 2003. Canellos oversees the Elizabeth Neuffer Fund of the International Women's Media Foundation, which sponsors a woman journalist from around the world to spend a year at MIT and practice journalism at The Globe and The New York Times. He holds a law degree from Columbia University and a B.A. in American History from the University of Pennsylvania.


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