Tomas E. Piedrahita
Founder & Former Editor-in-Chief (Fall 2013 - Spring 2015)
A resident of New York City and native of Argentina, Tomas Piedrahita (C’16) is a senior at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing a major in History and minor and Philosophy. Passionate about the law and legislative process, he has previously interned for New York State Senator Eric T. Schneiderman, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, and U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. Apart from his involvement with the journal, Tomas served as Vice Director of Administration and Vice President of Outreach for Seneca International, a student group dedicated to women’s advocacy. He has also served as Deputy Online Editor for Penn Political Review, as a research assistant to three Penn professors, and is presently Co-Chair of the History Undergraduate Advisory Board. His papers have been published in the Yale History Review, Penn History Review, and the College Undergraduate Electronic Research Journal (CUREJ). Tomas is the recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Elmaleh Essay Prize (2015), the Martin C. Wolfe Essay Prize (2014-2015), and Penn’s Communication within the Curriculum Emerging Scholar Award (2015).