Len Ackland

Title:  Associate Professor of Journalism

Company:  University of Colorado, Boulder

Location:  Boulder, CO United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (2008)
  • Fulbright Fellowship (2008)
  • Research and Writing Grant, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (1990)
  • Editor of National Magazine Award, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (1987)
  • George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting (1977)
  • Davenport Fellow in Economics, University of Missouri (1976)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the Media and Communication, Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the West, Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1995)


  • DHL (hon.), Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago
  • MA, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
  • BA, University Colorado, Cum Laude
  • Exchange Student, Friedrich Wilhelm Universitaet, Bonn, Germany
  • Aurora High School
  • K-12 in Aurora and Roswell, NM

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