Wesley Lowery

Special Projects Editor - Investigative Reporting Program

Wesley Lowery is special projects editor at the IRP. He is leading a team of graduate students investigating police misconduct in the United States, and he’s offering advice and guidance on other IRP investigations. Lowery comes from The Washington Post, where he was a national correspondent, covering law enforcement, justice and their intersection with politics and policy. He was the lead reporter on the paper’s “Fatal Force” project, which investigated deadly police shootings across the U.S. The project was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and the George Polk Award for national reporting in 2016. He is author of the book “They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement.”