Welcome to NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Define Your Future
The cornerstone of the Gallatin School is its individualized approach to education. Gallatin puts the individual student first. With the support and guidance of faculty advisers, students design unique courses of study, exploring multiple disciplines or various perspectives on specific areas of study not available in traditional departments.
Meet Our Students, Faculty, & Alumni
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 . . .
Ritty Lukose’s teaching and research interests explore the relations between culture, politics, and economy as they manifest themselves in discourses . . .
Nina Katchadourian is an interdisciplinary artist whose work includes video, performance, sound, sculpture, photography and public projects. Her video Accent . . .
Myisha Priest’s teaching and research focus on African American literature and material culture. She has published articles mining this fruitful . . .
BA '13 - African Political Development, Colonial History, and Law
Fatoumata pursued a concentration in African Political Development and Colonial History and Law to explore Africa’s roots in colonialism and neocolonialism.. . .
BA '12 - Complex Systems and Emergent Behavior
Over the course of his studies at Gallatin, Jon tackled questions about how natural selection is possible, what drives life-like behavior of artificial systems in computer science, and why market economies function in a predictable ways.. . .
BA '03 - Political Memory and the Burden of History
“I was thrilled to find Gallatin,” will notes. “All of a sudden, everything made sense. New York opened up, the world of ideas opened up, and it was all attributable to Gallatin.”. . .
MA '13 - Political Ecology
After earning a BA in geography from Ohio State University, Hudson was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct independent research at the University of Toronto, where he studied the inequity of Toronto’s waste exports to Michigan and southwest Ontario.. . .
BA '15 - Ethics, Public Policy, and International Development
Julie-Ann chose Gallatin because the school afforded her the opportunity to build a core foundation at NYU’s College of Arts and Science and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, fusing her varied interests under Gallatin’s interdisciplinary umbrella. . . .