Paul Goldberg is an editor of The Cancer Letter, a weekly newsletter covering politics and funding of cancer research.
One of his investigative stories won the 1999 Robert D.G. Lewis Watchdog Award for investigative reporting from the Washington, D.C., Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the SPJ Washington Dateline Award for Newsletter Reporting.
Before joining The Cancer Letter in 1986, he was a reporter at The Wichita Eagle in Wichita, Kan., and at The Connection newspaper in Reston, Va. He graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in economics in 1981. At Duke, he wrote for The Chronicle, the campus daily, and was an intern at the Atlanta bureau of The Wall Street Journal and at the Raleigh News and Observer.
He is the author of two nonfiction books on the human rights movement in the former USSR: The Final Act, a history of the Moscow Helsinki Watch Group (William Morrow, 1988), and The Thaw Generation: Coming of Age in the Post-Stalin Era, co-authored with Ludmilla Alexeyeva (Little, Brown, 1990; and in paperback, University of Pittsburgh Press). Goldberg translated from the Russian, To Live Like Everyone, a memoir of the late dissident Anatoly Marchenko (Henry Holt, 1989), and served as an interpreter at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies.
His articles and book reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and The Washington Monthly.