Barbara Gray is Chief Librarian and Associate Professor at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, where she teaches newsgathering research methods. She is the former director of news research at The New York Times. Gray was one of twenty new biographers chosen to attend the first Biography Clinic in 2013 at the Leon Levy Center for Biography. Her 2014 Master’s thesis was a co-winner of the 2015 MALS thesis prize at the Graduate Center, CUNY and was awarded a PSC-CUNY Faculty Research Award in 2016.