New York, 2018
Current Place of Residence: New York
University: Yale University
Current/Recent Course: BA History
Daniel H. Judt, Manhattan, is a Yale College senior who will graduate next month with a major in History. His thesis is about how the Socialist movement influenced conservative policies in the American South. He has won major Yale prizes and honors in journalism, nonfiction writing, English, and in the humanities. He co-founded and is editor-in-chief of Brink, a book review journal inspired by the New York Review of Books, where he interned with the late Robert Silvers. He has written for The Nation, the Yale Politic, The New York Times, and many other publications. Daniel has taught literature, French and English to New Haven high school students, prison inmates, and French adult refugees in Paris. He aspires to be an intellectual historian who not just interprets the world, but changes it.