Lee McIntyre, PhD

Research Fellow, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University
Lee McIntyre is a research fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University. He has previously taught at Colgate University, Boston University, Simmons College, Tufts Experimental College, and the Harvard Extension School. Formerly executive director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, he has also served as a policy advisor to the executive dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard and as an associate editor in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He is the author of Post-Truth (MIT Press, 2018), Respecting Truth: Willful Ignorance in the Internet Age (Routledge, 2015), Dark Ages: The Case for a Science of Human Behavior (MIT Press, 2006), and numerous other books, scholarly articles, and edited volumes. A black belt martial artist, he lives outside Boston with his family and two energetic German Shepherds.


  • PhD University of Michigan