Roy Nathanson has had a varied career as a saxophonist, composer, bandleader, poet, actor and teacher. During the thirty years . . .
Andrew Libby is currently completing a Ph.D. in comparative literature at The City University of New York Graduate Center. His . . .
Sarah Leonard works at the intersection of old and new left-wing publications in New York City. She is senior editor . . .
Sara Franklin is an oral historian and journalist whose work focuses on food and agriculture and its ties to popular . . .
Besides being the author of five collections of award-winning poetry, Scott Hightower has had his poems and reviews appear regularly . . .
David Sugarman is a doctoral candidate in NYU’s Department of English, where he is completing his dissertation, Sprawl: Writing Urban . . .
Donna Bilak is a historian of early modern science specializing in the history of alchemy in British North America, England, . . .
Christopher Trogan has been a member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001 and teaches first-year seminars as well as tutorials . . .
Charles Gelman is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, New York University, currently completing a dissertation on . . .
New Part-time Faculty
Jonathan Macagba is an artist, designer, and scholar based in Brooklyn, New York. His research and teaching interests include the . . .
Cynthia Allen is president of Lightning New Media, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving arts archives on the Internet-professional . . .
Martha Bowers focuses on the use of the performing arts for social change. She has taught at numerous colleges and . . .
Ayasha Guerin is an artist and scholar based in Brooklyn, New York. Guerin completed her bachelor's degree at the University . . .
Alex Halberstadt is the author of Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus and the forthcoming Young . . .
Marnie Brady received her Ph.D. in Sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her current research examines . . .
Bruce M. King's research and teaching interests focus on the ancient world, particularly Greek and Latin epic, Greek philosophy and . . .
Michelle Lee’s research and pedagogical interests include nineteenth-century French literature and culture, Orientalism, travel writing and photography. More specifically, her . . .
Keith Miller is a filmmaker, artist and curator based in Brooklyn. His most recent feature, Five Star, premiered at the . . .
Maria-Luisa Achino-Loeb is a cultural anthropologist whose work focuses on the study of ideology and its connection to power and . . .
Bill Caspary holds BS and MS degrees in physics and a PhD in political science. His activism in the peace . . .
Orna Ophir is the author of Psychosis, Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry in Postwar America: On the Borderland of Madness (Resling, 2013; . . .
Kate Bolick’s first book, Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own (Broadway Books, 2016), combines memoir, biography, and cultural . . .
William Crow is Educator in Charge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In that role he oversees . . .
Peter Rajsingh has taught at NYU since 1991; in addition to Gallatin, he teaches in the College of Arts and . . .
Lise Friedman’s teaching involves the examination and design of a wide variety of publications and the relationship of popular culture . . .
Julian Cornell’s research and teaching interests are primarily in the ideologies and politics of American popular culture, particularly in Hollywood . . .
Sonia Werner teaches at NYU's interdisciplinary master's program—XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Engagement—and NYU Gallatin. She received her PhD in . . .
Aviva Slesin is an Academy Award-winning documentary producer and director. Her feature-length documentaries include: The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and . . .
Lauren Greenspan recently received her PhD in theoretical physics and is interested in interdisciplinary intersections of science and society. She . . .
Andrew Levitas is a filmmaker, fine artist, and producer, whose teaching interests focus on the artist's mind as well as . . .
Maysam Taher is a PhD candidate on the Culture and Representation track of the department of Middle Eastern and Islamic . . .
Carl Skelton is Industry Professor and the founding director of the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center and the academic programs in . . .
Chase Madar is an attorney, author, and journalist in New York. He is the author of The Passion of [Chelsea] . . .
Trevor Laurence Jockims
Trevor Laurence Jockims’s teaching and research interests center on literature in its interaction with other modes of thought and expression, . . .
Jessie Male's research focuses on disability representation in contemporary memoir. Her teaching is heavily influenced by disability studies pedagogy. She . . .
Ben Steinfeld is an actor, director, adjunct professor and artistic associate at Gallatin and co-artistic director of the acclaimed Fiasco . . .
Bill Rayner is a composer, songwriter, guitarist and educator who has collaborated, worked, and performed with notable musicians and composers, . . .
Paul Grimstad earned his PhD in English and American literature at NYU in 2007. His first book, Experience and Experimental . . .
Jaime Arredondo has taught at NYU, the Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and The New School. Arrendondo has been . . .
Paul Thaler's teaching and research interests lie in First Amendment rights and media history and criticism. A former newspaper reporter . . .
Late 19th- and 20th-century American literature; gender; trauma; Holocaust Studies; American Indian literature; ethnic literature . . .
Kathryn Posin studied composition with Louis Horst, Anna Sokolow, Merce Cunningham, and Hanya Holm. She has choreographed works for Ballet . . .
Originally from Argentina, Anabella Lenzu is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher with over 25 years experience working in Argentina, Chile, . . .
Judith Sloan is an actress, oral historian, writer, and audio artist/radio producer whose work combines humor, pathos, and a love . . .
Amin Husain’s interests focus on resistance and liberation, movement generated theory and practice. His research and teaching interests span debt . . .
Part-time Faculty and Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Operations and Technology
Nick Likos is NYU Gallatin’s Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Operations, and Technology. He is responsible for operations, strategic planning, . . .
Maureen Chun is a writer and scholar interested in contemporary literature, transatlantic modernism, film studies, literary and critical theory, and . . .
Steve Rinehart is a screenwriter, carpenter, and fiction writer. He is the author of the short story collection Kick in . . .
Sara Duvisac is a PhD candidate in Sociology and a graduate fellow at the Urban Democracy Lab at New York . . .
Bret Gladstone received his MFA from Columbia University, where he has also taught in the Creative Writing Program. His music . . .
Molly Kleiman is a editorial director of Triple Canopy, a magazine that advances a model for publication that encompasses digital . . .
C. Daniel Dawson has lectured at the House of World Cultures-Berlin, the Kit Tropenmuseum-Amsterdam, the University of California-Berkeley, University of . . .
Emily Fragos is an award-winning, widely published poet who teaches poetry writing at NYU and Columbia. She has also taught . . .
Jim Tolisano’s teaching and professional interests are in the interface between ecological anthropology, conservation biology, and environmental economics. His teaching . . .
Judith Greenberg's research and teaching interests focus on questions of memory and trauma Studies, especially through a feminist lens. She . . .
Annie has been teaching yoga in New York City since 1997. Annie's teaching style is influenced by a wide range . . .
Anastasiya Osipova received her PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU. Her dissertation project is about the rhetoric . . .
Vanessa Manko is the author of The Invention of Exile, which was a finalist for The Center for Fiction’s First . . .
Melissa Turoff is a political and cultural historian of the British Empire from the 18th to 20th centuries. Her research . . .
Ben Ratliff has written about pop, jazz, traditional and experimental music for publications including Granta, Slate, Artforum, Wire, Rolling Stone, . . .
Robin draws on her training and experience in movement, somatics and performance in her Gallatin courses. Awareness and consciousness form . . .
Nicole Zeftel’s research and teaching interests include 19th-century American women’s literature and print culture, psychoanalytic and affect theory, and 19th-century . . .
Antonio Rutigliano's teaching and research interests include Greek, Roman and medieval literature; romance languages; Renaissance Studies; Dante, Virgil, Boethius and . . .
Lizzie Skurnick is the author of Shelf Discovery, a critical paean to the unsung young adult books of the 60s, . . .
Lauren Walsh is co-editor of The Future of Text and Image: Collected Essays on Literary and Visual Conjunctures (2012) and . . .
Carol Zoref has been a part-time member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001, teaching fiction writing in the Advanced Writing . . .
Ian Morgan is the Associate Artistic Director of The New Group, where in addition to his work on the mainstage . . .
A director, producer, and screenwriter for film and television, Pedro Cristiani wrote the screenplay for the award-winning 1996 feature film . . .
As a community arts practitioner, writer, and educator Piper Anderson has dedicated her life to using the arts and education . . .
Darrel Alejandro Holnes
Darrel Alejandro Holnes is a poet and playwright from Panama City, Panama, and the former Panama Canal Zone. His plays . . .
Jenny Kijowski holds a PhD in English Literature from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She has been . . .
Eric Brettschneider is Acting Commissioner for the NYC Administration for Children's Services. A city and state social service official, Brettschneider . . .
Lee Robbins's teaching and research interests are in the history and Culture of depth psychology, particularly as it applies to . . .
Meera Nair received both her M.A. and M.F.A. in creative writing; as a master's student at New York University she . . .
Erag Ramizi received his PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU. His dissertation studies the relationship between modernity . . .
Megan Goldman-Petri’s work focuses on the art, architecture, and archaeology of the ancient Roman world. She received her PhD in . . .
Linn Cary Mehta
In addition to the degrees above, Dr. Mehta has studied at the Freie Universität, the Sorbonne, and Universidad Catolica in . . .
Barnaby Ruhe received his doctorate in shamanism and art practice, an interdisciplinary effort combining psychology, anthropology, art history, phenomenology and . . .
Frank Leon Roberts’s major fields of expertise are in 20th century African American literature; contemporary U.S. social movements; race and . . .
Christina M. Squitieri
Christina M. Squitieri is a PhD Candidate in English Literature at New York University focusing on early modern drama. Her . . .
Lanny Harrison, character actress, dancer, poet and visual artist, began her career in the New York Pantomime Theater in 1966. . . .
Leila Buck is a Lebanese-American writer, performer, and intercultural facilitator who has lived and worked in more than 20 Arab . . .
Brendan Matz is a historian of science and technology based in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently working on a book . . .
Prior to joining Gallatin, Diana Anders taught interdisciplinary classes on analytical writing, political theory, humanitarian law and human rights at . . .
John Castellano is the founder of the SOJ Jazz Workshop Center and Director Emeritus of The Collective School of Music, . . .
Lenora Champagne is a playwright, performer, and director. From 1993-2000, she was a member playwright at New Dramatists. She has . . .
David Ratzan is the Head of the Library of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU. . . .
Irene Han’s dissertation, One Hundred and One Nights: Plato and the Metaphysical Feminine, examines the role of the female body . . .
Barbara Jones is an executive editor at Henry Holt Company, where she acquires and edits books of fiction, memoir and . . .
Chris Spain received his undergraduate degree in bio-agriculture and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Stanford University's Creative Writing Program . . .
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro is a geographer and writer whose work often focuses on race, place, and culture. He is the author . . .
Maria Cabrera Arus
María A. Cabrera Arús studies the impact of fashion and domestic material culture on regime stability and legitimation, especially in . . .
Leslie Satin comes to her scholarly work through her professional experience as a choreographer and dancer as well as her . . .
Screenwriter and playwright Selma Thompson has put words in the mouths of Hal Holbrook, Angela Bassett, Keith Carradine, Jane Seymour, . . .
Donna Goodman is a licensed practicing architect. Her firm has renovated lofts, townhouses and waterfront sites based on green principles. . . .
Mark Read is an artist, educator, and activist based in Brooklyn, New York. Collaborative processes, interventionist strategies, and public engagement . . .
Son and grandson of Canadian actors, Simon Fortin trained at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique du Québec, then at Drama Studio . . .
Barton Bishop received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003 and was the . . .
Adrian Versteegh’s research focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century urban literature, particularly lowlife, nightlife, and sleep. His current project is a . . .
Max Avi Kaplan is a visual artist and fashion arts scholar with a studio practice that explores the intersections between . . .
Nancy Agabian is the author of Princess Freak (Beyond Baroque Books, 2000), a collection of poems, short prose, and performance . . .
Glenn Kurtz, a 2016 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, is the author of Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in . . .
Ruben Carranza is currently director of the Reparative Justice Program at the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). He has . . .
Jude P. Webre is a political and intellectual historian of the modern US with particular interest in the intersection of . . .
A novelist and critic, Christopher Bram is the author of nine novels, including Gods and Monsters, which was made into . . .
Alvaro Bonfiglio is a practicing architect, researcher, and educator focused on emergent design technologies. His current research interests revolve around . . .
Set designer Salvatore Tagliarino has designed productions for the Houston Grand Opera, New Jersey Opera, Nevada Opera Association, and the . . .
Imani Douglas is the artistic director of the Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art (RACCA). At RACCA's Seaport Salon, . . .
José G. Soto-Márquez is a doctoral candidate in the sociology department at New York University. His doctoral research focuses on . . .
Urmila Mohan is an anthropologist and curator of material culture and religion with a focus on textiles and Hinduism in . . .
Marisa Tramontano holds a PhD in Sociology and a Graduate Certification in Gender Studies from the Graduate Center, City University . . .
Saul Austerlitz teaches a course in writing about comedy. He is the author of three books: Sitcom: A History in . . .
Molly Horan’s teaching interests include 20th and 21st century young adult literature and web culture. She received her MFA in . . .
Scott Alves Barton holds a PhD in Food Studies from NYU and teaches as an assistant adjunct professor at NYU . . .
Daniel Howell is a PhD candidate in the NYU Department of Comparative Literature. Broadly, he works on historicizing Spanish- and . . .
A former painter and filmmaker, Dave King is the author of the novel The Ha-Ha, which was named one of . . .
Mélanie Heydari received her PhD in postcolonial literature from the Sorbonne, Paris, in 2012. She has lectured on her researches . . .
Greg Wyatt, upon the completion of his Bachelor of Arts degree in art history at Columbia College in 1971, studied . . .
Born and raised in Japan, Eiko Otake is a New York-based, movement-based interdisciplinary artist and performer who, from 1972 until . . .
Moya Luckett is a media historian whose work focuses on gender, celebrity, fashion, femininity, modernity, digital culture and media historiography. . . .
Dianne Ramdeholl has been an adult education practitioner for over fifteen years. She's committed to adult education for democratic social . . .
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.