Ethan Bronner has been deputy foreign editor of The New York Times since early 2004. Together with the foreign editor, he oversees the paper's 43 foreign correspondents and its foreign report, which appears in the first half of the first section every day, with a special emphasis on the Middle East. Having previously served as assistant editorial page editor concentrating on foreign affairs and education, he was the paper's education editor from 1999 until 2001, and a national education correspondent from 1997 until 1999.
Before joining The Times, Mr. Bronner was with The Boston Globe for 12 years, serving as Supreme Court and legal affairs correspondent in Washington, D.C., and Middle East correspondent based in Jerusalem. He began his career at Reuters in 1980, reporting from Jerusalem, London, Madrid, and Brussels. Throughout the autumn of 2001, Mr. Bronner worked as an editor in The Times' investigative unit focusing on the attacks of Sept. 11. He helped to edit a series of articles on Al Qaeda that were awarded the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. He is the author of Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America, which was chosen by The New York Public Library as one of the 25 best books of 1989.
Mr. Bronner received a B.A. in Letters from Wesleyan University and an M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. He is a former member of the board of trustees at Wesleyan and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.