Daniel Solomon

Daniel Solomon was born and raised in New York, and received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard, where he wrote his senior thesis on Alain Finkielkraut and the new Jewish right in France. Solomon taught English in French high schools and universities before coming to Berkeley. He also previously worked as a political and communications consultant in Washington, D.C. and a journalist in New York.

Solomon’s interests include the history of Jewish communities in France and its empire, the politics of migration, shifts and developments on the French far-right, and the rise of republican politics in rural France. Solomon is a freelance writer, whose op-eds and essays have appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Daily News, and the Jewish Daily Forward, among other publications. He edits the English edition of K., the Paris-based review of European Jewish life.