Neal is a graduate of NYU, where he earned his BS in Computer Science. At NYU, Neal was a member of their NCAA Division 1 Fencing Team, and served as President for their Mathematical Finance Group and Deputy Head of Model United Nations.
William is a PhD candidate at NYU, writing a dissertation on the philosophy of logic. He previously majored in political science and film production at the Macaulay Honors Program at Brooklyn College, he. His thesis film, “Sugar Packet”, was selected to screen at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and won two awards.
Claire is currently pursuing a PhD in Chemistry at Harvard University. She graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with summa cum laude honors (3.96/4.00) in three years.
Gloria is a writer in San Francisco. She received her MA and PhD in History from University of California, Berkeley and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in History and Philosophy from NYU.
Roland is an award-winning author and illustrator. His biography of Arthur Ransome won a Jerwood Award from the Royal Society of Literature and the HW Fischer Prize from the Biographer’s Club. His illustrations for Lev Grossman’s best-selling Magicians trilogy were published in the New Yorker. Roland is currently writing and illustrating a series of novels for children.
John has been a professional writer, editor, and teacher for almost 40 years, working with everyone from students to corporate executives to help them get their good ideas down on paper in a clear and comprehensible way. He has taught at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, CT., and at Moses Brown School, in Providence, RI.
Wyatt holds an AB from Kenyon College and an MA from NYU, both in English. He's currently a PhD student in Harvard's English department.
Alicia is a PhD student in Linguistics at NYU. She graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, with a BA in Linguistics and Data Science and a BA in Spanish with a minor in Music.
Dan received his BS in Math and BA in Physics from the University of Chicago. He then completed his PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology at NYU, and now works as a machine learning scientist in the area of computer vision.
Melissa studied Finance & Accounting at NYU Stern before spending six years working in risk management at Barclays. She's currently pursuing her MBA at the Yale School of Management as a Forte Fellow.
Melanie holds a BS in Psychology from Yale (Psi Chi) and an MA in French from Columbia. After working in activism, strategic communications, and management consulting, she earned her PhD in Social Psychology at NYU.
Aubrey holds a BA in French & International Studies (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), an MS in TESOL (Fordham), and an MA, MPhil, and PhD in French Literature with a Certificate of Achievement in French Studies (NYU) .
Dilyn earned a BA in English with a minor in Spanish and Studio Art from NYU. After teaching in Mexico City as a Fulbright Scholar, she earned her JD at Harvard Law. She is currently clerking for the Colorado Supreme Court.
Benjamin graduated summa cum laude from the NYU Gallatin School. He taught English at his alma mater, Phillips Academy Andover where he coached cross country and served on the advisory board for the Brace Center for Gender Studies.
Elizabeth attended Harvard for her BA in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and a language citation in German. She is pursuing a performing arts career in New York and is an MFA student in the NYU Graduate Acting Program.
Erica graduated from Smith College with a BA in French (high honors, Phi Beta Kappa). She has worked at the American Embassy in Paris and the French consulate in New York. Currently, she is a PhD student in French at NYU.
Brent graduated from NYU with a BA in Literature and Music, and was awarded the Dean's Grant for Creative Writing. His music has appeared in shows such as Gossip Girl and Skins, and he is currently at work on his first novel.
Manoah holds BAs in English & French Language and Literature (UChicago, Phi Beta Kappa), and an MA, MPhil, and PhD in French Literature (NYU). He is a Student Affairs Officer at the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Columbia.
Brian holds a PhD in Italian from New York University. Previously, he earned his MA from NYU in Italian, and a BA from Dartmouth in Comparative Literature.
Emily graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Mathematics and a minor in Economics from Dartmouth. After working at the Federal Reserve Bank for two years, she is now a PhD student in Economics at UC Berkeley.
Jeff is an MS candidate in Computer Science at NYU, concentrating on Machine Learning. He graduated from Columbia with a BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).
Anna earned her BA in Linguistics from Harvard (magna cum laude). She is currently pursuing her PhD in Linguistics at NYU, where she is working on issues of language meaning.
Tahseen was a Math major at UVA, where he was an Echols Scholar and graduated with high distinction. He holds a Master's in Mathematics from NYU and is currently a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the University of Maryland.
Erin is a Fiction MFA student in the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She holds an MA in Modern & Contemporary Literature (University of Virginia) and BA in English (Rutgers University, summa cum laude with high honors).
Terry holds a BA in English and French (Amherst), and an MPhil in European Literature & Culture (University of Cambridge). Currently, Terry is pursuing a PhD in French Language and Literature at NYU.