Sean graduated from Yale University with a degree in American Studies. After teaching in Oklahoma City at Odyssey Leadership Academy, he went on to earn his MFA in Poetry at Boston University.
Matthew attended Emory University, where he majored in English and Creative Writing and won several student film awards. He is currently completing a degree in acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.
Isa designed an independent major at Williams College titled “Critical Health Studies,” combining philosophy, sociology, and anthropology with the goal of complementing her science-oriented pre-medical education with a humanist and critical exploration of health and medicine. After graduating with Highest Honors, she is now an entering MD-PhD student at the University of Michigan where she will complete her doctoral work in sociocultural anthropology.
After graduating Johns Hopkins University in 2014, Anna earned two master’s degrees in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh and in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from Oxford as a Marshall Scholar. She next earned her JD from Yale in 2021, and is now pursuing a PhD in Anthropology at Johns Hopkins.
Smriti is currently a PhD Candidate at Harvard studying Buddhist philosophy of mind and epistemology. While pursuing her PhD, she has consistently scored above divisional average on overall instructor quality and has earned several Certificates of Distinction in Teaching.
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.
Faith graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program at American University with a BA in Environmental Studies and Economics and a minor in International Studies. Faith is also an alum of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Now a second-year student at Yale Law School (YLS), Faith is an NAACP Legal Defense Fund Earl Warren Scholar and a YLS Connecticut Bar Foundation Fellow.
Nathan is a lecturer in The Writing Seminars, the creative writing program at Johns Hopkins University. He earned his MFA at Hopkins, and also attended Emory University in Atlanta, majoring in English literature and creative writing and graduating summa cum laude.
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.
Udodiri is a PhD Candidate in History of Science at Harvard University; she previously earned a BA in the same field at Harvard College. Her honors thesis on the biomedicalization of Civil Rights Protest in the 1960s and 1970s received the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize.
Bex majored in theatre and minored in creative writing at Northwestern University, graduating summa cum laude. After settling in Chicago, Bex won a prestigious Luminarts Cultural Foundation fellowship in creative writing. They are now an MFA candidate at Hamline University, where they study writing for children and young adults.
Rohan is currently undertaking a PhD in Sustainable Urban Development at Oxford University. He holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland; a Master's in International Affairs from SciencesPo Paris; and a Master's in International Affairs from Columbia University.
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.
Emily is a PhD candidate at Columbia University in Religious Studies. She teaches Western and East Asian philosophy classes at SUNY Purchase, where she earned her BA in philosophy.
Kellen holds a BA from Princeton in History & African American Studies, and a PhD from Columbia in History. She was a Predoctoral Fellow at UPenn’s McNeil Center for Early American Studies, and is now working on her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Penn State University.
Matthew holds an AB in Government from Harvard and a PhD in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University. He's a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan.
Trinh holds a BA in Political Science from Yale and an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford. She currently works at a think tank, where she researches and writes about immigration and refugee policy.
Juliet studied Playwriting and Biology at Northwestern University with a focus on Biochemistry and Biophysics. She worked for several years as a research scientist after graduation, eventually pursuing an MS in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern
Jonathan earned his BA in History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He then completed an MA in the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, before beginning a PhD in History at UC Berkley.
Carrie graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, majoring in molecular and cellular biology and minoring in social anthropology. She's now pursuing her MD at Weill Cornell Medicine, with plans to apply for an internal medicine residency.
Seth earned his BA from the University of Michigan, where his senior thesis on Brazilian welfare politics won the Sahlins Award for best thesis in the Social Sciences. After working as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, he began his PhD in Political Science at Harvard University.
Alice studied English Literature at Wellesley College and graduated cum laude with honors. Currently, Alice is studying at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, specializing in Teaching and Curriculum. She's conducting her practicum at Arlington High School, where she teaches 9th grade English.
Christopher holds a BA in History and a minor in Chinese (Mandarin) from Chapel Hill, an MA in Security Studies from Kansas State University, and an MA and PhD in History from UVA. At UVA, he won the Class of 1985 Fellowship for Creative Teaching.
Grey received his BA in English from Reed College, and his MA in French and his PhD in History from Yale. His dissertation, published in French in 2018 and under contract in English with Verso Books, examines the military coup that returned General Charles de Gaulle to power.
Charlie earned a BA in Political and Social Thought and English from UVA. Next, he earned his master's degrees in English and in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. He is now a PhD candidate in English Literature at Harvard.
Bill is the bestselling author of seven books. His undergrad degree is from the University of Chicago and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins. History and biography are his fields, but he's helped improve both student and adult writing for twenty years across a wide range of subjects.
DM graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, and completed a Master's degree at Yale University in the Department of Political Science, where they studied the rise of mass incarceration in the US. They have also worked as an academic researcher on books, textbooks, and TV shows.
Julia graduated summa cum laude from Wellesley College with a BA in Philosophy and Comparative Lit, and earned an MA in Theological Studies from Harvard. She is now a Religion PhD candidate at Harvard and a historian.
Tim holds an MA, MPhil, and PhD in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. He earned his Bachelor's in English and Classical Languages from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Debbie is currently a PhD candidate in Classical Studies at Columbia University. She holds a BA in Classics from College of the Holy Cross and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Alex earned her BA in History from Brown University, and her MA in Science and Technology Studies from Oxford University, where she was a Baker Scholar. Currently, she is a Master's student at NYU's Institute of Fine Arts.
Sophia holds a BA in English (Williams College) and an MS in Education from Johns Hopkins. After serving as a Princeton in Asia Fellow, she taught English in Baltimore Public Schools for four years.
Daniel is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at UC Berkeley. He holds a BA in English & French literature and Chinese language (University of Texas), a JD (Yale Law), and an MA in Sinology (University of London).
After graduating from Brown, Jack began working as a journalist in LA. His work has appeared in Newsweek, Salon, Fast Company, and LA Taco, and he won three California Journalism awards in 2021.
Eric graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory with a BA in Hispanic Studies and BM in Composition. He then received an MA in Teaching at Boston University, where he was awarded the Future Language Educator Scholarship.
Drew holds a BA in Philosophy from the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University (summa cum laude) and a PhD in Philosophy from Boston College, where he is currently a fellow at the Lonergan Institute.
Greg is a JD candidate at Yale Law. He earned a PhD in Philosophy from UCLA and a BA from Brandeis University. Prior to law school, he worked as a philosophy professor at the Claremont Colleges.
Scott majored in Classics and Spanish at Bates College, where he wrote two theses. After working in several Special Collections libraries, he is now a PhD Candidate in Romance Languages at UPenn.
Farris is a JD student at Harvard Law School. They earned a BA in Social Studies and Government from Harvard, and an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge.
Adrienne received her English PhD from Harvard University, her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and her BA from Princeton University. She is a nonfiction writer and poet, and teaches in the Writing Program at Princeton University.
Ryohei studied Francophone Literature and Art History at Princeton and Prix du Cercle Franais. After working at the MoMA, he is presently an MA candidate in History at LŐcole des hautes tudes en sciences sociales (EHESS).
Ivy graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts and BAs in Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and French from Cornell University. She's presently a PhD student in Comparative Literature at Harvard.
Morgan holds Masters' degrees in Maritime Archaeology (University of Southampton) and European History (University College London). She is a member of the Oceangate Titanic Expedition scientific team.
Ellen majored in English at Williams College and received her PhD in English from Duke University. She teaches American Literature in the History & Literature department at Harvard University.
Stefan majored in Public Policy and Urban Studies at Stanford University. He earned his Master's in Public Policy at Harvard University, and is a PhD student in Urban Planning at Columbia University.
Josie holds a BA in Economics & Environmental Studies (Amherst College), and received her MD and MPP degrees from Harvard. She is currently a resident physician in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Maya is a developmental cognitive neuroscientist and Research Associate at Harvard University. Previously, she received her PhD in Psychological & Brain Sciences from Boston University.
Shira studied Sociology and History at Northwestern University. Currently, she's a PhD candidate at Harvard University, where her research has been nationally recognized by several prestigious foundations.
Natalia received her BA in History from the City College of New York. She went on to earn a Master's of Science in General and Special Childhood Education at the Bank Street College of Education.
Nicholas is a PhD candidate in the Department of African & African American Studies at Harvard University, where his work focuses on urban slavery, the built environment, and colonial New Orleans.
Quinn holds a BA in International Affairs and Philosophy (Butler), was a member of the Peace Corps, and earned an MA in South Asian Studies (UW-Seattle). He is now a Religion PhD candidate (Columbia) and Fulbright-Nehru Scholar.
Emily graduated from Yale, where she majored in English and was a varsity athlete. She then worked for a technology startup and a human rights nonprofit before pursuing her MD at Columbia University.
Michael studied Music at Princeton, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He then earned an MA and MPhil in Music Theory at Yale, where he is now finishing his PhD in the same discipline.
Dana majored in Biology, minored in Chemistry, and created her own concentration in Global Health and the Medical Humanities at MIT (4.9/5.0 GPA). She's pursuing her MD/PhD at Harvard Medical School.
Musa earned her PhD from Columbia University in Early Modern English Drama. She has taught at Columbia University and Washington University in St. Louis, where she was an Assistant Professor of English.
Bryan graduated magna cum laude from Princeton, where he majored in English and Creative Writing. After teaching for several years, he is now the English Department Chair at a nationally recognized charter school in St. Louis.
Anna graduated from Harvard University with a BA in English and a minor in Linguistics and Language Theory. While at Harvard, she was a curriculum editor for the Mamelodi Initiative in South Africa.
Amanda holds a PhD in Biological Engineering (MIT) an MPhil in Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology (Cambridge) and a BS in Biomedical Engineering (Rochester,summa cum laude). She was named to the 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 Science list.
Gabby received a PhD in Government from Harvard University, where she won two Bok Center Awards for Excellence in Teaching. She earned her BA in Political Science and Spanish from Indiana University.
Betty earned her BA in History and Science from Harvard, and holds an MA in History from the Universiy of Chicago, and a PhD in History from Yale. She has been teaching at Phillips Exeter Academy for almost a decade.
Emma is a JD candidate at Yale Law School. She holds a BA in Sociology from Brown, an MFA in Fiction from Southern New Hampshire University, and an MPhil in Social & Cultural Anthropology from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.
Sylvie graduated from Princeton with a BA in English and certificates in Gender & Sexuality Studies, Humanistic Studies, and Latin Literature (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She is now a PhD student in English at UC Berkeley.
Meghan an MPhil student in Islamic Art and Archaelogy at Oxford. She holds an MA in Buddhist Art (Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London) and a BA in Art History and International Affairs (George Washington).
Julia attended St. John's College in Annapolis, MD where she fell in love with classical languages. She is currently a Linguistics PhD student at Harvard, focusing on the phonology and verbal morphology of ancient Greek.
Shara is an MA student in Jewish Gender and Women's Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She holds a BA in Theatre from Northwestern with minors in Creative Writing and Gender and Sexuality Studies (summa suma laude).
Liz earned an MEd at Dominican University while serving as a member of Teach for America, and earned a BA in International Affairs with a minor in History at George Washington University. She has worked in education for over 10 years.
Amanda is the Religion Department chair of a private school in the Boston area. She holds a BA in Religious Studies (University of Michigan) and an EdM in Mind, Brain, and Education (Harvard Graduate School of Education).
Alix graduated from Brown with a BA in Performing Arts. After spending almost a decade in Canada, she moved to New York for an MFA in Playwriting at Columbia University. Her award-winning plays have been produced all over the world.
Miles holds a BA in English and Creative Writing (University of San Diego) and an MFA in Creative Writing (UC Irvine). He has taught courses in rhetoric and composition, research and argument, fiction writing and literary journalism.
Laura is a History PhD student and Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford, and a JD student at Yale Law. She holds an MPhil in British and European History from Oxford, and a BA in History from Duke.
Keri holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from Tufts, where she is now a Postdoc Scholar in the Department of Community Health. She earned her BA in Psychology from Stonehill and her MS in Clinical Psychology from Rivier University.
Max is a PhD Candidate in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard. Previously, he earned his BA in Film & & Media Studies from Johns Hopkins (Phi Beta Kappa), completed his MSt at Oxford in Film Aesthetics, and worked as a film editor.
Zach is a PhD candidate in Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, where he majored in Comparative Literature.
Jordan is a PhD student in English and American Literature at Boston University, whe she also earned her BA in English. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a faculty assistant at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Max earned his BA in Literature at Yale, his MPhil in Modern Languages (French, German) at Oxford, and his MPhil in Classics at Cambridge. He is now a freelance cultural critic for publications in the US and UK.
Emily earned her PhD, MPhil, and MA in Theatre and Performance from Columbia University, and her BA in Theatre and Philosophy from Williams College. She is now a consultant at the Columbia Writing Center.
Cassie is a Master's in Divinity candidate at Harvard Divinity School. She earned her JD from University of Florida, and earned her BA in Art History and Spanish Literature from Willaims College.
Keating earned his BA in Classics (Columbia), as well as his MA and PhD in Classical Philology (Harvard). He is a nine-time winner of Harvard's Certificate of Distinction in Teaching.
Angela is an MD/PhD at Harvard and UPenn. She received an MSc in Medical Anthropology (Durham University), and a BA in Middle Eastern Studies with a minor in Chemistry (UPenn), summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kapa.
Tess graduated from Yale with a BA in English and Philosophy (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kapp). She received a Master's in Post-1900 English Literature from Oxford, and is currently a PhD student in English at Harvard.
Sarah majored in English at Dartmouth, where she graduated as Valedictorian and won the Stanley Prize in English. She is currently a Rhodes Scholar and PhD student in English at Oxford.
Annabel graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton with a BA in English. She recently completed an MA in Philosophy & Literature at University College Dublin as a George J. Mitchell Scholar.
Lucina earned her BA in English from Princeton. After college, she completed Princeton's Teacher Preparation Program, earned her CEAS certificate, and received a Fulbright to teach at the University of Limpopo, South Africa.
Kristen is a PhD student in English at Princeton, and was recently awarded the nationally-competitive Beinecke Scholarship. She earned her BA in English with distinction in Sociology from Colby College (honors, salutatorian).
Lauren is a published poet and English tutor. She earned her Master's in Creative Writing at Oxford and her BA in English at Amherst, where she was a Davis Scholar.
Mariam currently teaches at UCLA in English and Comparative Literature, after earning her PhD there. She's also a Fiction MFA student at Columbia. She earned her BA in Comp Lit from Princeton (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and MSt in Islamic Art and Archaeology, with distinction, from Oxford.
Sarah graduated from Brown with a BA in History & International Relations. She currently attends the University of Hong Kong and the University of Pennsylvania, where she is a History PhD candidate.
Daniel is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and author of 5 books of literary nonfiction. He holds an MFA in Fiction (Columbia University), and has taught at Saint Ann's School, Columbia University, and elsewhere.
David holds a BA in English (Bates College) and MA in Teaching (Simmons College). He has been a freelance writer for 15 years and an English teacher for nearly 5 years.
Elizabeth graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Psychological and Brain Sciences and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. She is an MSW Candidate in Clinical, Mental Health at Boston College.
Janet holds a BA in Art History and English (Wellesley), an MA in Art History (Glasgow) and an MA in Management (Harvard). She is now the Senior Assistant Registrar at the Harvard Art Museums within Collections Management.
Pete is a History PhD student at Harvard. He earned his undergrad degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he double-majored in History & Political Science.
Rhea is currently a Rhodes Scholar working on an MPhil in Islamic Art and Archaeology At Oxford. She earned her BA in Archaeology and Middle East Studies at Brown, and was the recipient of the E.J.A. Arnold Archaeological Fellowship.
Martin graduated with a BA in Government from Harvard. After teaching American History at a charter school in NYC, he was a Scholarly Fellow of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and earned his MST in History at Oxford.
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.
Samuel earned his BA with honors in English at UC Berkeley. Now, he is a PhD candidate in English at Harvard University, writing about nationalism, cultural history, and literature.
Olivia is a doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Harvard University. Previously, she earned a BA in Psychology from The Ohio State University (summa cum laude) and managed a research program and clinic at UCLA.