Columnist

Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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KEVIN CULLEN

A class study of the heroin epidemic

By , Globe Staff

A college student’s academic paper on heroin and addiction was based on surveys and interviews, and intensely personal experience.

KEVIN CULLEN

Special Counsel Bob Mueller won’t leak but Trump should still be worried

By , Globe Staff

Mueller survived 13 years as FBI director in a town that floats on leaks, but he was never a leaker.

KEVIN CULLEN

The insidious staying power of the N-word

By , Globe Staff

Darren Cromwell heard the N-word 44 years ago at Fenway and for years after found reasons to avoid going to the ballpark.

KEVIN CULLEN

When mercy is repaid with mercilessness

By , Globe Columnist

The man charged with two doctors’ murders might have been in a position to kill them because he was the beneficiary of mercy.