Eve Meltzer Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
Eve Meltzer is an associate professor of Visual Studies at Gallatin and is an affiliated faculty member in NYU's Department of Art History. She received her MA and PhD in Rhetoric from the University of California at Berkeley. Her research and teaching interests explore the intertwining of psychic life and visuality with a focus on the abiding questions of subjectivity and subjectification, particularly after antihumanism. She draws on the areas of modern and contemporary art history, the history and theory of photography, video, and film, and a range of philosophical and theoretical discourses including psychoanalysis, structuralism, phenomenology, and affect theory.
Ben Steinfeld Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
Ben Steinfeld is an actor, director, writer, part time faculty member and artistic associate at NYU Gallatin. He is also co-artistic director of the acclaimed Fiasco Theater.
Pedro Cristiani Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
Pedro Cristiani is a director, producer, and screenwriter for film and television. Cristiani wrote the screenplay for the award-winning 1996 feature film Moebius. From 1997 to 2008, he was a prime-time television showrunner, an advertising executive producer, and a story consultant for film and TV studios. His 2009 independent short horror film Man in a Bag won five international film awards and his 2010 feature film Deus Irae won 20 international awards.
Keith Miller Gallatin Adviser of Distinction
Keith Miller is a filmmaker, artist and curator based in Brooklyn, and Curator of the Gallatin Galleries. His most recent feature, Five Star, premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival where it won Best Editing for a Narrative Feature, and went on to win several other awards