Hank’s entire career has been devoted to scholarly writing and teaching.  At Harvard College his undergrad history thesis won a competitive Hoopes Prize.  He earned his PhD at the University of Chicago, and won a postdoctoral fellowship at Duke.  He taught for four years in the history department at the University of South Florida at Tampa, before taking a lecturer position in the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge.  His first scholarly book, a history book on Haiti, was recently published with Yale University Press. 

As an instructor in a range of university settings and capacities, Hank has well over fifteen years of full-time experience with academic writing.  Hank has had hands-on experience helping hundreds of students from all walks of life to plan, edit, and perfect their written work.  Hank knows the university system from the inside out and takes great interest in helping students to plan admissions strategies and devise winning application statements of all kinds.  He has experience with editing both college admissions statements and professional school application statements, and he draws on a wealth of academic experience when approaching the challenging goal of perfecting a piece of writing. 

In his spare time, Hank enjoys fishing, travel, and caring for his two young daughters. 

Education & Qualifications
  • University of Cambridge, Faculty of History
  • University of Chicago, PhD in History
  • Harvard College, BA in History
  • College Admissions
  • Graduate Admissions
  • Expository Writing & the Essay
  • History
  • Art History
  • Political Science & Government
  • English & Literature