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Jacob M. Appel

Jacob M. Appel, American political scientist, educator, writer. Recipient Dana award, Dana Awards Foundation, 2000, Honorary Mention, O'Henry Prize, 2001, Special Mention, Pushcart Prize, 2006; Writers grant, Sherwood Anderson Foundation, 2005.


  • Appel, Jacob M. was born on February 21, 1974 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Gerald Bernard and Alice Sue Appel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brown University, 1995. Master of Arts, Brown University, 1995. Master of Fine Arts, New York University, 1999.

      Master of Philosophy, Columbia University, 2000. Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School, 2003.


    • Instructor political science Brown University, Providence, since 1996. Instructor creative writing New York University, New York City, 1998—2000. Instructor Gotham Writer's Workshop, since 1998.

      Adjunct assistan professor Brown University, since 2001. Visiting faculty Columbia University, 2005.


    • Contributor numerous short stories to literature publications.
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    Born February 21, 1974
    (age 43)
    • 1995
      Brown University
    • 1995
      Brown University
    • 1999
      New York University
    • 2003
      Harvard Law School
    • 1996
      Instructor, political science Brown University
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1998
      instructor, creative writing New York University
    • 1998
      instructor, Gotham Writer's Workshop