Assistant Managing Editor

Mark Pothier

Pothier joined the Globe in 2001 as the first editor of Globe South, and moved to the Business section eight years ago as senior assistant business editor. He served as deputy business editor until July 2013. Prior to coming to the Globe, he was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where he also taught a journalism class for a decade. Pothier is also a regular contributor to the Globe’s Sunday Magazine.

He is a graduate of Merrimack College and lives in Plymouth with his wife, Elizabeth, and their daughter, Elizabeth. He also has two grown children – Alexandra and Justin.

Latest stories

opinion | Mark Pothier

The UMass tuition shell game

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The topsy-turvy cost formula has allowed state officials and others to market it as a — wink-wink — super bargain.

opinion | Mark Pothier

What Japan’s Olympic stadium fiasco means for Boston

By , Globe Staff

The futuristic structure was overblown from the start.

opinion | Mark Pothier

Out-of-pocket costs put health care out of reach

By , Globe Staff

Many are being squeezed into choosing between two bad outcomes: taking on debt or forgoing treatment.

Perspective

The trick $3 gas plays on us

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Lower prices at the pump have a way of making us feel suddenly rich. But don’t celebrate yet.