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

Ideas | Mark Pothier

Are schools addicted to student debt?

By , Globe staff

Colleges are able to raise tuition because they know student loan debt isn’t their problem.


Raise T fares? Let’s lower them for some riders

By , Globe Staff

Imagine the difference it could make in the lives of low-income earners if their commuting bills were cut.

Opinion | Mark Pothier

Kasich is on the sideline of a cage-fighting match

By , Globe Staff

John Kasich is staying out of the fray as the top Republican candidates engage in an increasingly vicious battle.


‘There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.’

By , Globe Staff

Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright opened up a can of worms when she criticized young women for supporting Bernie Sanders.