Assistant News Editor

Roy Greene

Roy Greene has been a staff editor at the Globe for 20 years, most recently as education editor. Previously, he served as deputy foreign editor, helping oversee six overseas bureaus and a stringer network after 9/11 and during the Afghan and Iraq wars. Before joining the Globe, he spent a year in Cambodia as a journalist.

Roy grew up on a farm in North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He resides in Cambridge.

Latest stories

A link to the Adams family, up in smoke

By , Globe Staff

As firefighters battled a fast-moving fire at a 6,500-square-foot home in Concord last week, the notable backstory of the mansion — which was later declared a loss — quickly surfaced.

The Belle of Amherst revisited

By , Globe Staff

The death this month of playwright William Luce, who wrote the one-character play “The Bell of Amherst,” has shined the spotlight anew on the life of Emily Dickinson

What happened to Paul Overby?

By and Maria Lovato , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The fate of the American writer from Western Massachusetts remains unknown more than five years after he was abducted in Afghanistan.

Andrew Johnson is back in the news

By , Globe Staff

A primer on the first US president to be impeached.