In 2014, Professor Anker was appointed as the first Chair of the newly created Department of Environmental Studies at NYU. . . .
Sinan Antoon’s teaching and research interests lie in pre-modern and modern Arabic literature and contemporary Arab culture and politics. His . . .
Gianpaolo Baiocchi is a sociologist and an ethnographer interested in questions of politics and culture, critical social theory, and cities. . . .
Sulayman Al Bassam
Global Faculty in Residence
Playwright and theater director Al Bassam founded Zaoum Theatre in London in 1996. In 2002, with dramaturge Georgina Van Welie, . . .
Paula Chakravartty’s interests focus on global media and politics. Her research and teaching interests span comparative political economy of media . . .
Ngina Chiteji’s teaching and research interests include public policy, macroeconomics, economic inequality, crime, and the distribution of household wealth in . . .
Clinical Associate Professor
Gene Cittadino is an historian of science broadly trained in the sciences, philosophy, and history. His main focus in teaching . . .
Nina Cornyetz’s teaching and research interests include critical, literary, and filmic theory; intellectual history; studies of gender and sexuality; and . . .
Marie Cruz Soto
Clinical Assistant Professor
Marie Cruz Soto is interested in the history, cultures, and interactions of the Americas. Her work focuses on identity negotiations, . . .
Associate Dean of Students, Associate Professor
Kimberly McClain DaCosta, a sociologist, is especially interested in the contemporary production of racial boundaries. Her book, Making Multiracials: State, . . .
Anne DeWitt’s teaching and research focuses on Victorian literature, the history of science, and the intersections between literature and science; . . .
Chinnie Ding is a PhD candidate in English at Harvard University. Her research and teaching interests include Modernism, poetry, Asia, . . .
Michael D. Dinwiddie (GAL BA '80, TSOA MFA '83)’s teaching interests include cultural studies, African American theater history, dramatic writing, . . .
Stephen Duncombe’s interests lie in media and cultural studies. He teaches and writes on the history of mass and alternative . . .
Gregory Erickson has taught at the Gallatin School since 2004, specializing in courses on modern literature, popular culture, religion, and . . .
Valerie Forman’s research and teaching interests lie in the literature and culture of 16th- and 17th-century England and Europe, the . . .
Hallie Franks’s teaching and research interests are in the art and archaeology of Greece, Rome, and the ancient Near East, . . .
Rosalind Fredericks’ research and teaching interests are centered on development, urbanism, and political ecology in Africa. With a PhD in . . .
Sharon Friedman’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of literary and dramatic criticism, feminist criticism, theories of adaptation, . . .
Andrea Gadberry is a comparatist working primarily in English, French, and Latin. Her research focuses on the literature, philosophy, and . . .
Lisa Goldfarb’s research and teaching interests are in the fields of comparative literature (French and English) and critical writing. She . . .
Associate Professor, retired
Jean Graybeal works in the areas of philosophy and psychology of religion, with special interests in phenomenology, feminist theory, . . .
Hannah Gurman brings an interdisciplinary and eclectic approach to the study of US foreign relations in the twentieth and twenty-first . . .
Ethan Harkness teaches and writes about early Chinese culture with an emphasis on technical topics that inform the histories of . . .
Louise Harpman is the founder and principal of Louise Harpman__PROJECTS whose work focuses on architectural design, design research, and urban . . .
Israeli journalist Amira Hass joined Haaretz, Israel’s oldest newspaper, in 1989 and has been the paper’s correspondent for the Occupied . . .
Karen Hornick teaches courses that integrate the study of literature, media, philosophy, cultural history, and writing. At Gallatin, she has . . .
Associate Professor of Practice
Kristin Horton is a director primarily interested in developing new work, re-imagining classics, and producing public events that create forums . . .
A. B. Huber’s teaching and research interests include critical theory, aesthetics and politics, and the literature and visual culture of . . .
Steven Hutkins received his PhD in English Renaissance literature, and his current teaching and research interests focus on place studies . . .
Gallatin Research Excellence Professor
Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of the History of Science Myles W. Jackson is also Professor of History of the Faculty . . .
Professor Mitchell Joachim is a leading figure in ecological design, architecture, and urbanism. He is the founding co-president of Terreform . . .
Nina Katchadourian is a visual artist who works in a range of media, including photography, installation, video, sound-based work and . . .
Visiting Assistant Professor
Rosanne Kennedy’s teaching and research interests include modern political theory, contemporary feminist theory and gender studies, continental philosophy, Rousseau Studies, . . .
Eugenia Kisin is an anthropologist of art whose ethnographic and historical research focuses on the ways that things called “art” . . .
Bradley Lewis has interdisciplinary training in humanities, psychiatry, and continental philosophy. He writes and teaches at the interface of medicine, . . .
Ritty Lukose’s teaching and research interests explore the relations between culture, politics, and economy as they manifest themselves in discourses . . .
Julie Malnig is a cultural historian of theatre and dance performance. Her areas of interest include social and popular dance; . . .
Eve Meltzer is associate professor of Visual Studies at Gallatin and is an affiliated faculty member in NYU’s Department of . . .
Bella Mirabella, associate professor of literature and humanities, specializes in Renaissance studies, with a focus on drama, theater, performance, and . . .
Ali Mirsepassi is professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at Gallatin and in the Department of Middle Eastern and . . .
Assistant Professor of Practice
Meleko Mokgosi is an artist who works within an interdisciplinary framework to create large-scale project-based installations. By working across history . . .
David Thornton Moore, an anthropologist of education and work, studies the process by which people learn outside of classrooms, especially . . .
Sara Murphy’s research and teaching interests include literature and philosophy, critical theory, feminist and gender studies, and 19th-century literary cultures. . . .
Vasuki Nesiah is a legal scholar with a focus on public international law. Currently her main areas of research include . . .
Amanda Petrusich teaches courses in writing about pop music and pop culture criticism. She is the author of three books . . .
Kimberly Phillips-Fein is a historian of twentieth-century American politics. She teaches courses in American political, business, and labor history. Her . . .
Stacy Pies teaches courses that explore the role of narrative and culture in texts and human relationships, as well as . . .
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs & Associate Professor
Millery Polyné’s teaching and research interests examine the history of US African American and Afro-Caribbean intellectual thought; coloniality in the . . .
A scholar of nineteenth-century European, especially French art, imperialism, and globalization, Porterfield wrote The Allure of Empire: Art in the . . .
Myisha Priest’s teaching and research focus on African American literature and material culture. She has published articles mining this fruitful . . .
Gallatin Founding Professor Emeritus
A cultural historian and sociologist of art, Laurin Raiken is a founding faculty member of the Gallatin School and . . .
Jacob Remes is a historian of modern North America with a focus on urban disasters, working-class organizations, and migration. His . . .
Andrew Romig is a historian of medieval culture with teaching and research interests from late antiquity through the Renaissance. While . . .
Raza Ahmad Rumi is a policy analyst, journalist, and author from Pakistan. For over a decade, he has been affiliated . . .
George Shulman’s interests lie in the fields of political thought and American studies. He teaches and writes on political thought . . .
Laura Slatkin's research and teaching interests include ancient Greek and Roman poetry; wisdom traditions in classical and Near Eastern antiquity; . . .
Matthew Stanley teaches and researches the history and philosophy of science. He holds degrees in astronomy, religion, physics, and the . . .
Jack (John Kuo Wei) Tchen is a facilitator, teacher, historian, curator, re-organizer, and dumpster diver. He works on understanding the . . .
Gregory Vargo’s research focuses on the literary and cultural milieu of nineteenth-century British protest movements and the interplay between politics, . . .
Alejandro Velasco is a historian of modern Latin America whose research and teaching interests are in the areas of social . . .
Eugene Vydrin’s research interests are in twentieth-century literature, visual art, and critical theory, in the intersections between verbal and visual . . .
E. Frances White
E. Frances White is Professor of History and Black Studies at Gallatin and the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis . . .
Dean, The Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
Susanne L. Wofford is the Dean of the Gallatin School. Before coming to Gallatin, Professor Wofford taught at Yale University . . .
Laurie Woodard began her professional life as a dancer with the Dance Theater of Harlem. She completed her BA in . . .
Gallatin faculty recipients of the University Distinguished Teaching Award are (from most recent): Karen Hornick, e. Frances White, Julie Malnig, Laura Slatkin, Stacy Pies, Michael Dinwiddie, George Shulman, Steve Hutkins, and Sharon Friedman.
Affiliated faculty organizations include Global Design NYU (GDNYU), History of Science and Science Studies at NYU, Iranian Studies Initiative (ISI-NYU), and Theater Without Borders.