Barbara Gray

  1. Chief Librarian
  2. Associate Professor

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Barbara Gray is a research methods professor and oversees Newmark J-School’s Research Center. She is the former director of news research at The New York Times and a recognized expert on investigative research.

Gray has presented at the Investigative Reporter and Editors Conference, Global Investigative Journalism Conference, Investigathon New York (sponsored by Google Ideas, Google For Media, and Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project or OCCRP), and the Magnum Social Justice Fellowships Program. She was an advisory member of the research desk of the Investigative Dashboard of the OCCRP.

Gray holds a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Long Island University’s Palmer School and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center.

She is writing a biography of a 19th-century woman criminal.


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