Gaudino promoted the kind of enigma of teaching and sort of oracular things that you didn’t quite understand. He did what he could to remain relatively opaque as an individual personality with a history of his own. Sort of like a judge in a wig and robe. He was there like a judge with a wig and a robe coming to teach you who had no history of his own who was just you know, Teacher, capital T.

Jim Scott '58,
Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University and a leading expert on the poorest groups in underdeveloped nations