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Morgan Meis



  • PhD The New School for Social Research
  • MA New School for Social Research

  • B.A. Eugene Lang College, 1994.

  • Greek Institute: Intensive summer course learning to read ancient Greek, 1995.

  • Latin Institute: Summer-Fall 1996 intensive course to read Latin.

Recent Activities

  • Participant in Brooklyn Book Festival. Brooklyn, NY. 2014.
  • Participant in PEN International Literary Festival. New York City. 2014.


Awards & Fellowships

  • Whiting Award. New York City. 2013.
  • Andy Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writer's Grant. New York City. 2009.



  • Weekly or Bi-Weekly essays for The Smart Set at Drexel University. These writings can be found online at thesmartset.com and are too numerous to list individually. 2007-present.

  • Occasional essays written as "Monday Musings" for 3 Quarks Daily, where I am also an editor. A listing of these essays can be found here: http://3quarksdaily.blogs.com/3quarksdaily/MondayMusings.html 2005-present
  • “Frank Lloyd Wright Tried to Solve the City,” in The New Yorker (online). May 22, 2014. http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/frank-lloyd-wright-tried-to-solve-thecity?utm_source=tny&utm_campaign=generalsocial&utm_medium=google+&mbid=social_google+
  • “The Miraculousness of the Commonplace: Remembering Arthur Danto,” in n+1. November 11, 2013. https://nplusonemag.com/online-only/online-only/the-miraculousness-of-the-commonplace/