Deputy Ideas Editor

Alex Kingsbury

Alex Kingsbury is deputy editor of the Ideas section. Before joining the Globe, Kingsbury worked as a senior producer at WBUR for the programs Radio Boston and On Point. He also worked for US News & World Report on a variety of beats, including higher education, the Iraq War, and the intelligence community.

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IDEAS | ALEX KINGSBURY

The lesson of the ‘Broward Coward’

By , Globe Staff

A distinctly American notion holds that real men dispatch bad men with a pull of the trigger. But this is directly at odds with how real people behave.

Brainiac

Ethical Dilemma: When is it wrong to compete in the Olympics?

By , Globe Staff

Cheap trick, or legit competition?

Brainiac

Big Data: Investigating drug effectiveness

By , Globe Staff

Thousands of people with PTSD used this drug to try to ward off nightmares.

Brainiac

Innovation of the Week: Preventing broken hips

By , Globe Staff

This could help with a huge and costly problem.