I’m a journalist based in Paris.
My work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The London Review of Books, The Guardian, and The New York Review of Books, where I worked as an editor for several years. My reporting has been featured on NPR and France 24, and I’m a regular commentator on the BBC.
In 2019, my article “The End of Atlanticism: has Trump killed the ideology that won the cold war?” won the European Press Prize (the European Pulitzer). I used the prize money to create The Ballot, a two-year online magazine about international politics. We published writers in over 40 countries, everywhere from Azerbaijan to Ukraine.
I teach journalism at Sciences Po and regularly speak on the radio and on podcasts about European politics and culture. My work has been taught at Harvard Law School and cited in an amicus brief to the Supreme Court; it has been translated into Polish, French and Portuguese. My article “Criminalizing a Constitutional Right” won a 2022 Front Page Award. In 2021, I was an Atlantik-Brücke Young Leader. This spring, I was the Milena Jesenská Fellow at the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen in Vienna. I am also an advisory editor at The Paris Review.
Before becoming a journalist, I studied Classics at Harvard (where I graduated Phi Beta Kappa) and Oxford (where I researched early Christianity and ancient papyri as a Henry Fellow). I speak French, German and Spanish. I also read Latin and Ancient Greek, though not as often as I’d like.Click here to send me an email or scroll to read some of my work