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Kathleen Burge


Kathleen Burge is an editor of WBUR’s opinion page, Cognoscenti.

She was previously a reporter at The Boston Globe for 15 years, where she wrote stories about the law, medicine and love. In 2018, she wrote about palliative care as a national reporting fellow at the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Kathleen lived in Bosnia and Croatia for a year and worked in refugee camps. She graduated from Dartmouth College, where she studied literature and environmental studies.

She's passionate about kayaking, travel and birding with her teenage son.

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