Founder and Director
Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project
Lee Rainie is the founder and director of the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. He is a co-author of Up for Grabs: The Future of the Internet, the first of a multi-volume book series based on Project surveys that is being published by Cambria Press. Prior to launching the Pew Internet Project, he was managing editor of U.S. News & World Report, after a period of covering politics and editing the magazine's national and science coverage. Before joining the magazine, he was a political reporter for the New York Daily News. He is a graduate of Harvard College and has a master's degree in political science from Long Island University.