Daniel Medin is a comparative literature professor at the American University of Paris.

Professor Daniel Medin joined the faculty of The American University of Paris in January 2010. He has taught German, English and comparative literature at Stanford University, Washington University in St. Louis and the Free University Berlin. His focus is on modern fiction from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with an emphasis on the work of Franz Kafka.

He is a director of the Center for Writers and Translators and is co-editor of Music & Literature magazine, a contributing editor for The White Review, and advises other journals, publishers and agents on contemporary international fiction.