i was a lawyer. now i'm [just another disappointed millennial / a cool young journalist]. there are many sides to all of us.



you might recognize me from such fine publications as The Atlantic, Salon, The Boston Globe, The Baffler, and The Morning News.

hard at work on an essay collection. overjoyed to take inquiries.



i am a contributing editor at JSTOR Daily, "where news meets its scholarly match."

you can pitch me things. in fact, please do (but please read our submission guidelines first).





a.k.a. iphone journalist.

stuff that interests me includes:

automated essay grading, the common core curriculum, "edtech" generally, student and consumer debt, legal education, genetic surveillance, hipsters, irony, electronic music, hip-hop and r&b, christopher nolan, film generally, personality tests, standardized tests, tests generally, pop culture analysis, nerd culture analysis, cultural critique generally, the american south, sexual politics, #Feminism, philosophy, cosmology, The X-Files (& much, much more!)

29/m/cambridge, ma