Lehrer received Columbia University neuroscience training and graduated with humanities coursework.
He was a Rhodes Scholar, and attended Wolfson College, Oxford.
Januray 11 The Gist, with Mike Pesca, podcast (to talk about the Trump dossier and the Tillerson hearings)Listen!
December 17 Weekend, BBC World Service (to discuss Rex Tillersons nomination as secretary of state)Listen!
December 6 Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC-FM (to talk about President-elect Trump and world leaders)Listen!
April 7 The Gist, with Mike Pesi, Slates podcast (to talk about Trumps cruise-missile strike on Syria) Listen!
April 6 Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Trump and Syria, probes of Russian connections, and shuffles at the NSC) Listen!
When I read the results, all I could think was: Everybody hates black women! I remember looking around at the people in my all-white department and thinking, My God, no matter what I do to try to meet someone, at the end of the day, the main thing people see is that I’m black.