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 . . .
Gallatin Research Excellence Professor
Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of the History of Science Myles W. Jackson is also Professor of History of the . . .
Kimberly Phillips-Fein is a historian of twentieth-century American politics. She teaches courses in American political, business, and labor history. Her . . .
Clinical Associate Professor
Karen Hornick teaches courses that integrate the study of literature, media, philosophy, cultural history, and writing. At Gallatin, she has . . .
Duncan M. Yoon’s current book examines representations of China in African literature. Additional research interests include globalization, narrative theory, the . . .
Clinical Assistant Professor
Sybil Newton Cooksey is a scholar of afro-diasporic cultural history whose interests include comparative literature, music and sound studies, and . . .
Bradley Lewis has interdisciplinary training in humanities, psychiatry, and continental philosophy. He writes and teaches at the interface of medicine, . . .
George Shulman’s interests lie in the fields of political thought and American studies. He teaches and writes on political thought . . .
Jacob Remes is a historian of modern North America with a focus on urban disasters, working-class organizations, and migration. His . . .
Hannah Gurman is an historian of the United States with a PhD in literary studies. She teaches broadly in the . . .
Associate Professor of Practice
Vasuki Nesiah is a legal scholar with a focus on public international law. Her main areas of research include the . . .
Ritty Lukose’s teaching and research interests explore the relations between culture, politics, and economy as they manifest themselves in discourses . . .
Stephen Duncombe’s interests lie in media and cultural studies. He teaches and writes on the history of mass and alternative . . .
Lisa Goldfarb’s research and teaching interests are in the fields of comparative literature (French and English) and critical writing. She . . .
Alejandro Velasco is a historian of modern Latin America whose research and teaching interests are in the areas of social . . .
Rosanne Kennedy’s teaching and research interests include modern political theory, contemporary feminist theory and gender studies, continental philosophy, Rousseau Studies, . . .
Associate Dean of Students and Clinical Assistant Professor
Patrick McCreery’s teaching and research interests lie in the areas of sexual politics, family life and the role of the . . .
Kristin Horton is a director primarily interested in developing new work, re-imagining classics, and producing public events that create forums . . .
Paula Chakravartty’s interests focus on global media and politics. Her research and teaching interests span comparative political economy of media . . .
Nina Cornyetz’s teaching and research interests include critical, literary, and filmic theory; intellectual history; studies of gender and sexuality; and . . .
Amanda Petrusich teaches courses in writing about pop music and pop culture criticism. She is the author of three books . . .
Sharon Friedman’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of literary and dramatic criticism, feminist criticism, theories of adaptation, . . .
Matthew Stanley teaches and researches the history and philosophy of science. He holds degrees in astronomy, religion, physics, and the . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Louise Harpman is the founder and principal of Louise Harpman__PROJECTS whose work focuses on architectural design, design research, and urban . . .
Eugene Vydrin’s research interests are in twentieth-century literature, visual art, and critical theory, in the intersections between verbal and visual . . .
Laura Slatkin's research and teaching interests include ancient Greek and Roman poetry; wisdom traditions in classical and Near Eastern antiquity; . . .
Nina Katchadourian is a visual artist who works in a range of media, including photography, installation, video, sound-based work and . . .
Kristoffer Diaz is a New Dramatists resident playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. His teaching interests include dramatic . . .
Kimberly McClain DaCosta, a sociologist, is especially interested in the contemporary production of racial boundaries. Her book, Making Multiracials: State, . . .
Gregory Erickson has taught at the Gallatin School since 2004, specializing in courses on modern literature, popular culture, religion, and . . .
Michael D. Dinwiddie (GAL BA '80, TSOA MFA '83)’s teaching interests include cultural studies, African American theater history, dramatic writing, . . .
Eugenia Kisin is an anthropologist of art whose ethnographic and historical research focuses on the ways that things called “art” . . .
Eve Meltzer is associate professor of Visual Studies at Gallatin and is an affiliated faculty member in NYU’s Department of . . .
Andrew Romig is a scholar of medieval Europe, with particular interests in the transformations of Mediterranean and transalpine culture and . . .
Gene Cittadino is an historian of science broadly trained in the sciences, philosophy, and history. His main focus in teaching . . .
Gianpaolo Baiocchi is a sociologist and an ethnographer interested in questions of politics and culture, critical social theory, and cities. . . .
Professor Peder Anker's teaching and research interests lie in the history of science, ecology, environmentalism and design, as well as . . .
Andrea Gadberry is a comparatist working primarily in English, French, and Latin. Her research focuses on the literature, philosophy, and . . .
Sinan Antoon’s teaching and research interests lie in pre-modern and modern Arabic literature and contemporary Arab culture and politics. His . . .
Valerie Forman’s research and teaching interests lie in the literature and culture of 16th- and 17th-century England and Europe, the . . .
Professor Mitchell Joachim is a leading figure in ecological design, architecture, and urbanism. He is the founding co-president of Terreform . . .
Ngina Chiteji’s teaching and research interests include public policy, macroeconomics, economic inequality, crime, and the distribution of household wealth in . . .
Kwami Coleman is a pianist, composer, and musicologist specializing in improvised music. His research interests include experimental music history, jazz . . .
A. B. Huber’s teaching and research interests include critical theory, aesthetics and politics, and the literature and visual culture of . . .
Myisha Priest’s teaching and research focus on African American literature and material culture. She has published articles mining this fruitful . . .
Marie Cruz Soto
Marie Cruz Soto is interested in the history, cultures, and interactions of the Americas. Her work focuses on identity negotiations, . . .
Rosalind Fredericks’ research and teaching interests are centered on development, urbanism, and political ecology in Africa. With a PhD in . . .
Hallie Franks’s teaching and research interests are in the art and archaeology of Greece, Rome, and the ancient Near East, . . .
Julie Malnig is a cultural historian of theatre and dance performance. Her areas of interest include social and popular dance; . . .
Bella Mirabella, associate professor of literature and humanities, specializes in Renaissance studies, with a focus on drama, theater, performance, and . . .
Gregory Vargo’s research focuses on the literary and cultural milieu of nineteenth-century British protest movements and the interplay between politics, . . .
A scholar of nineteenth-century European, especially French art, imperialism, and globalization, Porterfield wrote The Allure of Empire: Art in the . . .
Stacy Pies teaches courses that explore the role of narrative and culture in texts and human relationships, as well as . . .
Sara Murphy’s research and teaching interests include literature and philosophy, critical theory, feminist and gender studies, and 19th-century literary cultures. . . .
Jack (John Kuo Wei) Tchen is a facilitator, teacher, historian, curator, re-organizer, and dumpster diver. He works on understanding the . . .
Ethan Harkness teaches and writes about early Chinese culture with an emphasis on technical topics that inform the histories of . . .
Anne DeWitt’s teaching and research focuses on Victorian literature, the history of science, and the intersections between literature and science; . . .
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.