Associate editor and columnist

Thomas Farragher

Thomas Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for public service for the Globe Spotlight Team’s coverage of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. He spent eight years, from 2006 to 2014, as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appears regularly in the Globe.

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THOMAS FARRAGHER

For ALS medical scientist, finding a cure is personal

By , Globe Columnist

For Zack Kennedy, the research he is performing at the University of Massachusetts Medical School here is not just academic.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

A big change at Falmouth Road Race starting line

By , Globe Columnist

For the first time since the race’s inception in 1973 a member of the Falmouth Five will not be running.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Shark expert wants to know what makes the predator tick

By , Globe Columnist

Shark sightings have forced the temporary closure of Cape Cod beaches dozens of times since the beginning of July, with warning flags flying from Nantucket to Provincetown, from Wellfleet to Martha’s Vineyard.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

The voice you hear is Nantucket Sound’s guardian angel

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Staff

With humor, grace, and steely determination, Harbormaster Sheila Lucey makes it her mission to keep everyone safe in the water.