Kelly E. Field
Kelly E. Field, chief Washington reporter, joined The Chronicle of Higher Education in 2004 and covers federal higher-education policy.
Before joining The Chronicle, she covered Congress’s education committees for Congressional Quarterly (2002-4) and local politics for the Brookline Tab, in Massachusetts (2000-1). She also worked as a Washington correspondent for The Eagle-Tribune, in Lawrence, Mass. (2002), and interned at Roll Call (2002) and at Newsday (2002). Field received a bachelor's degree in Spanish and psychology from Colby College in 1999 and a master's in journalism from Boston University in 2002.
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.