Paul is a native of Skokie, IL. A graduate of Vassar College and Wits University in Johannesburg, Paul is currently a PhD candidate at Harvard University. At Harvard, he has received multiple awards for his teaching and was recently awarded research fellowships from the Fulbright-Hays Program, the Social Science Research Council, the Wenner Gren Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education.
Paul has taught students in the humanities and social sciences at Vassar and at Wits University. While at Vassar, he created and designed a course titled “Mandela: Race, Resistance, and Renaissance in South Africa” for the college’s History department. Paul has helped students craft graduate and law school admissions essays and, while serving as an early childhood teacher’s assistant, tutored elementary school students. A tutor with Cambridge Coaching since Fall 2017, Paul has worked as both a writing and study-skills coach, helping students with term papers and admissions essays to college, law school, and medical school. In addition to admissions and essay writing, his teaching strengths are in anthropology, sociology, history, and political science.
In his free time, Paul enjoys mountaineering, cooking, and watching the Green Bay Packers.