The New Yorker

Sean Lavery is the director of research for The New Yorker’s Web site and oversees its fact-checking team. He has worked at The New Yorker in various editorial roles since 2014. In addition to his work at the magazine, Lavery has done fact-checking for several nonfiction books, including Leslie Jamison’s “The Recovering” and Jill Lepore’s “These Truths: A History of the United States.” Lavery is a graduate of Northwestern University and has previously reported for the Boston Globe.