Residential College Math & Science Tutoring Program

Christopher Davis is Davenport’s Math and Science tutor. He is a 5th-year graduate student in the Physics Department. His research on the CUORE Experiment, located at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy, studies the fundamental nature of the neutrino particle and its influence on the evolution of the early universe. In addition to his research, Chris also serves the Yale community as a McDougal Graduate Teaching Fellow where he provides pedagogical training to graduate students at Yale.

He can be reached at christopher.davis@yale.edu

He specializes in Astronomy, Calculus, Physics, Chemical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. He holds drop-in hours:

  • Sunday 8-10p in DC N-13 or Seminar Room 215 
  • Wednesday 7-9p in SML 116 C/D

For a list of tutors, the schedule, and more information, see the Residential College Math & Science Tutoring Program website.

Residential College Writing Tutoring Program

Lincoln Caplan is Davenport’s writing tutor. He holds office hours by appointment in room N13 on:

  • Monday 4-7p
  • Wednesday 7-9p
  • Thursday 4-7p

To schedule an appointment with the writing tutor or for more information, see please The Writing Center website.

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. He is the author of The Tenth Justice: The Solicitor General and the Rule of LawSkadden: Power, Money and the Rise of an Empire, Up Against the Law: Affirmative Action and the Supreme Court, and other books about the law. He is a regular contributor to the website of The New Yorker where he was a staff writer, to The American Scholar where he is a member of the editorial board, and to Harvard Magazine. He wrote about the Supreme Court as a member of the editorial board of The New York Times, was the editor and president of Legal Affairs magazine, and is a former White House Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow, and Fellow at Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center. His most recent book, American Justice 2016: the Political Supreme Court, about the Court’s 2015 Term, was published in October of 2016.