Professor Peder Anker's teaching and research interests lie in the history of science, ecology, environmentalism and design, as well as . . .
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. . . .
David Brooks is an interdisciplinary artist whose work considers the relationship between the individual and the built and natural environment. . . .
Paula Chakravartty is associate professor at the Gallatin School and the Department of Media, Culture and Communication. Her research and . . .
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 . . .
Kwami Coleman is a pianist, composer, and musicologist specializing in improvised music. His research interests include experimental music history, jazz . . .
Clinical Assistant Professor
Sybil Newton Cooksey is a scholar of afro-diasporic cultural history whose interests include comparative literature, music and sound studies, and . . .
Nina Cornyetz’s teaching and research interests include critical, literary, and filmic theory; intellectual history; studies of gender and sexuality; and . . .
Marie Cruz Soto
Marie Cruz Soto is interested in imperial/colonial processes of becoming (i.e., in the creation and naturalization of coloniality), and in . . .
Kimberly McClain DaCosta, a sociologist, is especially interested in the contemporary production of racial boundaries. Her book, Making Multiracials: State, . . .
Subah Dayal is a historian of the Indian Ocean, with a focus on early modern South Asia and the Persianate . . .
Anne DeWitt’s teaching and research focuses on Victorian literature, the history of science, and the intersections between literature and science; . . .
Kristoffer Diaz is a New Dramatists resident playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. His teaching interests include dramatic . . .
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 are at the intersection of literature, economic history, and political theory. Her first book, . . .
Hallie Franks’s teaching and research interests are in the art and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean and western Asia. At . . .
Rosalind Fredericks’s 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 . . .
Hannah Gurman is a historian of the United States and Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Gallatin. She teaches broadly in . . .
Ethan Harkness teaches and writes about early Chinese culture with an emphasis on technical topics that inform the histories of . . .
Louise Harpman is an architect and urban designer whose courses focus on design, design thinking, and interdisciplinary multi-scalar design practices. . . .
Visiting Assistant Professor
Karen Holmberg is an archaeologist who specializes in volcanic contexts to examine the long-term experiences humans have had with environments . . .
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 theater director who works on new plays, re-imagined classics, and community-engaged practices. Recent work includes the world . . .
A. B. Huber’s teaching and research interests include critical theory, aesthetics and politics, and the literature and visual culture of . . .
Professor Mitchell Joachim is a leading figure in ecological design, architecture, and urbanism. He is the founding co-president of Terreform . . .
Shatima J. Jones is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Gallatin. She earned her doctorate in sociology at Rutgers University, where . . .
Nina Katchadourian is an interdisciplinary artist whose work includes video, performance, sound, sculpture, photography and public projects. Her video Accent . . .
Rosanne Kennedy’s teaching and research interests include modern political theory, contemporary feminist theory and gender studies, continental philosophy, and Rousseau . . .
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; . . .
Visiting Associate Professor
Jenny C. Mann is a Visiting Associate Professor with a joint appointment with NYU Gallatin and with NYU’s English Department . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Gallatin Research Excellence Professor
Ali Mirsepassi is Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University. He is Director, . . .
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. Her main areas of research include the . . .
Amanda Petrusich is the author of several books about music, including Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive . . .
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 . . .
Ben Ratliff has written about pop, jazz, traditional and experimental music for publications including Granta, Slate, Artforum, Wire, Rolling Stone, . . .
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 professor of European medieval studies, specializing in the transformations of culture and society during the Carolingian . . .
George Shulman’s interests lie in the fields of political thought and American studies. He teaches and writes on political thought . . .
Gallatin Distinguished Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies
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 . . .
Sean H. Vanatta is a historian of modern political economy whose research and teaching interests cover American political, economic, and . . .
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 . . .
Jerome Whitington is an anthropologist of science and environment who received his PhD from UC Berkeley. He specializes in climate . . .
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 . . .
Duncan M. Yoon’s current book examines representations of China in African literature. Publications include: “Our Forces Have Redoubled: World Literature, . . .
New Part-time Faculty
Since 2005, Julie Avina has served in numerous roles at NYU, including as Executive Director for Opportunity Programs, Associate Vice . . .
Teacher, Tisch School of the Arts
D.B. Gilles is a playwright, screenwriter, and television writer. His play, Sparkling Object, was produced in New York in the . . .
Master Teacher, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Maria Hodermarska is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT), a Registered Drama Therapist (RDT) and a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance . . .
Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
Dr. Allen Keller is Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, Director of the Bellevue/NYU Program . . .
President Emeritus, New York University
John Sexton is President Emeritus, the Benjamin Butler Professor of Law and NYU Law School's Dean Emeritus, having served as . . .
Professor of Clinical Law, NYU School of Law
Anthony Thompson teaches courses related to criminal law and civil litigation, race, and leadership. His scholarship focuses on race, offender . . .
Associate Director, Civic Engagement Initiatives and Urban Democracy Lab and Associate Faculty
Rebecca Amato is a historian whose work focuses on the intersections between cities, space/place, and memory. She holds a PhD . . .
Mohammed Rafi Arefin
Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow
Mohammed Rafi Arefin is an urban geographer whose research combines insights from urban geography, political economy, and social theory to . . .
Class Adviser & Associate Faculty
Rachel is a historian by training with a research focus on the intersections between U.S. imperial history, histories of economy, . . .
Associate Director of Science, Technology, Arts and Creativity (STAC) & Associate Faculty
Cyd Cipolla is a scholar in women's, gender, and sexuality studies whose research and teaching interests focuses on intersectional feminist . . .
Director of Community Engagement & Associate Faculty
Lisa Daily’s interests focus on media, commodity culture, global capitalism, humanitarianism, and in/justice. Her current work critically analyzes an ongoing . . .
Assistant Dean for Global Programs
Mehmet Darakcıoglu is a historian of the modern Middle East with a focus on the Ottoman Empire in the nineteenth . . .
Writing Program Senior Director & Associate Faculty
June Foley’s teaching and research interests are Victorian Studies, especially the novel; writing for young readers; and English (especially writing) . . .
Leon Grek is a comparatist whose teaching and research focuses on the reception of classical antiquity in the Renaissance, and . . .
Director of Student Affairs & Associate Faculty
Rahul Hamid is a cinema scholar and film critic. His teaching interests include Iranian cinema, silent film, narrative, modernism and . . .
Patricia Eunji Kim
Patricia Eunji Kim teaches and researches Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern art, with a focus on issues of gender and . . .
Aubrey Korneta received her PhD from NYU’s Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture in 2017. Her dissertation, “Writing (in) . . .
Administrative Director, MA Program & Associate Faculty
Gwynneth Malin is a historian and an archivist by training whose research interests focus on the intersections between local government, . . .
Irene Morrison-Moncure’s teaching and research focuses on the relationship between power and literature in the ancient world. Her particular interests . . .
Sean O’Neil teaches and researches the history of science with a focus on information visualization in early modern Europe. His . . .
Senior Director, Academic Internships & Associate Faculty
Nancy Rubino’s research and teaching interests are centered on 19th-century French literature, with particular attention to the intersections of literary . . .
Assistant Dean of Advising & Associate Faculty
Amy Spellacy’s teaching and research interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, literature of the Americas, U.S. Latino/a literature, and . . .
David Sugarman’s research and teaching focuses on 20th and 21st century American studies, urban theory, and literary theory. David graduated . . .
Meredith L. Theeman is a social scientist with a Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology. Her research and teaching interests include psychology, . . .
Yevgeniya Traps’s teaching and research focus on the ways in which individual psychology and social and cultural factors influence how . . .
Vasu Varadhan's teaching interests are in the areas of media and cultural change and in South Asian Studies. Her dissertation . . .
Delio Vásquez’s interests are in political theory, philosophy, and US social movements. His current research concerns theories of illegal politics . . .
Malik holds a PhD in Constructive Theology from Fordham University, where he completed his dissertation on Saving Space: A Spatial . . .
Cameron is a literature scholar primarily interested in experimental modes of knowledge production. He holds a PhD in English from . . .
Diane Wong's current research focuses on intergenerational resistance to gentrification in New York, San Francisco, and Boston Chinatowns. Her work . . .
Academic Director, NYUParis
Beth Epstein’s research focuses on intersections in the history and meaning of race and “difference” between France and the United . . .
Director, NYU Berlin
Gabriella Etmektsoglou is the Director of NYU Berlin since 2010. She holds a PhD in European history from Emory University. . . .
Anna Kazumi Stahl
Director, NYU Buenos Aires
Anna Kazumi Stahl is a fiction writer and holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley. . . .
Maria-Luisa Achino-Loeb is a cultural anthropologist whose work focuses on the study of ideology and its connection to power and . . .
Nancy Agabian is the author of Princess Freak (Beyond Baroque Books, 2000), a collection of poems, short prose, and performance . . .
Cynthia Allen is on the Executive Committee (nominator) of the renowned New York Theatre Critics' organization, Outer Critics Circle (OCC), . . .
Prior to joining Gallatin, Diana Anders taught interdisciplinary classes on analytical writing, political theory, humanitarian law and human rights at . . .
As a community arts practitioner, writer, and educator Piper Anderson has dedicated her life to using the arts and education . . .
Jaime Arredondo has taught at NYU, the Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and The New School. Arrendondo has been . . .
Saul Austerlitz teaches a course in writing about comedy. He is the author of three books: Sitcom: A History in . . .
Minju Bae is a historian who currently works at the intersection of Asian American Studies and labor history. Her work . . .
Scott Alves Barton holds a PhD in Food Studies from NYU and teaches as an assistant adjunct professor at NYU . . .
Elizabeth Benninger is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU, where her research focuses primarily on . . .
Jamie Berthe holds a PhD from NYU's Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. Her research interests revolve primarily around film, . . .
Donna Bilak is a historian of early modern science specializing in the history of alchemy in British North America, England, . . .
Barton Bishop received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003 and was the . . .
Kate Bolick’s first book, Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own (Broadway Books, 2016), combines memoir, biography, and cultural . . .
Alvaro Bonfiglio is a researcher, educator and practicing architect in Uruguay, focused on emergent design technologies. His current research interests . . .
Martha Bowers focuses on the use of the performing arts for social change. She has taught at numerous colleges and . . .
Marnie Brady received her Ph.D. in Sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her current research examines . . .
A novelist and critic, Christopher Bram is the author of nine novels, including Gods and Monsters, which was made into . . .
Eric Brettschneider is Acting Commissioner for the NYC Administration for Children's Services. A city and state social service official, Brettschneider . . .
Kyle B. Brunner is a fourth-year PhD student at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. . . .
Leila Buck is a Lebanese-American writer, performer, and intercultural facilitator who has lived and worked in more than 20 Arab . . .
Maria Cabrera Arus
María A. Cabrera Arús studies the impact of fashion and domestic material culture on regime stability and legitimation, especially in . . .
Bill Caspary holds BS and MS degrees in physics and a PhD in political science. His activism in the peace . . .
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 . . .
Maureen Chun is a writer and scholar interested in contemporary literature, transatlantic modernism, film studies, literary and critical theory, and . . .
Julian Cornell’s research and teaching interests are primarily in the ideologies and politics of American popular culture, particularly in Hollywood . . .
A director, producer, and screenwriter for film and television, Pedro Cristiani wrote the screenplay for the award-winning 1996 feature film . . .
Karen Curry is an experienced broadcast journalist and executive and a communications specialist and educator. She created award-winning programs from . . .
C. Daniel Dawson has lectured at the House of World Cultures-Berlin, the Kit Tropenmuseum-Amsterdam, the University of California-Berkeley, University of . . .
Imani Douglas is the artistic director of the Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art (RACCA). At RACCA's Seaport Salon, . . .
Since the 1960s, music journalist Rona Elliot has been an eyewitness to pop culture history. In a career spanning six . . .
Son and grandson of Canadian actors, Simon Fortin trained at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique du Québec, then at Drama Studio . . .
Emily Fragos is an award-winning, widely published poet who teaches poetry writing at NYU and Columbia. She has also taught . . .
Sara Franklin is an oral historian and journalist whose work focuses on food and agriculture and its ties to popular . . .
Lise Friedman’s teaching involves the examination and design of a wide variety of publications and the relationship of popular culture . . .
Charles Gelman earned his Ph.D. in comparative literature and intellectual history from New York University in 2019, after receiving his . . .
Bret Gladstone received his MFA from Columbia University, where he has also taught in the Creative Writing Program. His music . . .
Megan Goldman-Petri’s work focuses on the art, architecture, and archaeology of the ancient Roman world. She received her PhD in . . .
Donna Goodman is a licensed practicing architect. Her firm has renovated lofts, townhouses and waterfront sites based on green principles. . . .
Judith Greenberg's research and teaching interests focus on questions of memory and trauma Studies, especially through a feminist lens. She . . .
Lauren Greenspan recently received her PhD in theoretical physics and is interested in interdisciplinary intersections of science and society. She . . .
Matthew is an interdisciplinary theatre artist whose current theater work explores the nexus between art and politics, specifically through use . . .
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 . . .
Irene Han’s dissertation, One Hundred and One Nights: Plato and the Metaphysical Feminine, examines the role of the female body . . .
Lanny Harrison, character actress, dancer, poet and visual artist, began her career in the New York Pantomime Theater in 1966. . . .
Mélanie Heydari received her PhD in postcolonial literature from the Sorbonne, Paris, in 2012. She has lectured on her researches . . .
Besides being the author of five collections of award-winning poetry, Scott Hightower has had his poems and reviews appear regularly . . .
Darrel Alejandro Holnes
Darrel Alejandro Holnes is a poet and playwright from Panama City, Panama, and the former Panama Canal Zone. His plays . . .
Molly Horan’s teaching interests include 20th and 21st century young adult literature and web culture. She received her MFA in . . .
Amin Husain’s interests focus on resistance and liberation, movement generated theory and practice. His research and teaching interests span debt . . .
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro is a geographer and writer whose work often focuses on race, place, and culture. He is the author . . .
Trevor Laurence Jockims
Trevor Laurence Jockims’s teaching and research interests center on literature in its interaction with other modes of thought and expression, . . .
Barbara Jones is an executive editor at Henry Holt Company, where she acquires and edits books of fiction, memoir and . . .
Rajbir Singh Judge
Rajbir Singh Judge specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of South Asia with a particular emphasis on Punjab. His . . .
Max Avi Kaplan
Max Avi Kaplan is a visual artist and fashion arts scholar with a studio practice that explores the intersections between . . .
Kiana Karimi is a PhD candidate in Performance Studies and a doctoral fellow at the Urban Democracy Lab at New . . .
Alireza Khounani’s teaching and research interests lie in the socio-economic history and anthropology of monies and finance in the Ancient . . .
Jenny Kijowski holds a PhD in English Literature from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She has been . . .
Bruce M. King's research and teaching interests focus on the ancient world, particularly Greek and Latin epic, Greek philosophy and . . .
A former painter and filmmaker, Dave King is the author of the novel The Ha-Ha, which was named one of . . .
Molly Kleiman is a editorial director of Triple Canopy, a magazine that advances a model for publication that encompasses digital . . .
Michael Krimper earned his PhD in Comparative Literature at NYU in 2018. He specializes in 20th-21st century Francophone, Anglophone, and . . .
Glenn Kurtz, a 2016 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, is the author of Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in . . .
Michelle Lee’s research and pedagogical interests include nineteenth-century French literature and culture, Orientalism, travel writing and photography. More specifically, her . . .
Late 19th- and 20th-century American literature; gender; trauma; Holocaust Studies; American Indian literature; ethnic literature . . .
Originally from Argentina, Anabella Lenzu is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher with over 25 years experience working in Argentina, Chile, . . .
Sarah Leonard works at the intersection of old and new left-wing publications in New York City. She is senior editor . . .
Andrew Levitas is a filmmaker, fine artist, and producer, whose teaching interests focus on the artist's mind as well as . . .
Andrew Libby is currently completing a Ph.D. in comparative literature at The City University of New York Graduate Center. His . . .
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, . . .
Moya Luckett is a media historian whose work focuses on gender, celebrity, fashion, femininity, modernity, digital culture and media historiography. . . .
Jonathan Macagba is an artist, designer, and scholar based in Brooklyn, New York. His research and teaching interests include the . . .
Chase Madar is an attorney, author, and journalist in New York. He is the author of The Passion of [Chelsea] . . .
Jessie Male's research focuses on disability representation in contemporary memoir. Her teaching is heavily influenced by disability studies pedagogy. She . . .
Vanessa Manko is the author of The Invention of Exile, which was a finalist for The Center for Fiction’s First . . .
Velina Manolova received her PhD in English with a certificate in Africana Studies from The CUNY Graduate Center in 2019. . . .
Brendan Matz is a historian of science and technology based in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently working on a book . . .
Linn Cary Mehta
In addition to the degrees above, Dr. Mehta has studied at the Freie Universität, the Sorbonne, and Universidad Catolica in . . .
Keith Miller is a filmmaker, artist and curator based in Brooklyn. His most recent feature, Five Star, premiered at the . . .
Urmila Mohan is an anthropologist and curator of material culture and religion with a focus on textiles and Hinduism in . . .
Ian Morgan is the Associate Artistic Director of The New Group, where in addition to his work on the mainstage . . .
Meera Nair received both her M.A. and M.F.A. in creative writing; as a master's student at New York University she . . .
Roy Nathanson has had a varied career as a saxophonist, composer, bandleader, poet, actor and teacher. During the thirty years . . .
Orna Ophir is the author of Psychosis, Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry in Postwar America: On the Borderland of Madness (Resling, 2013; . . .
Anastasiya Osipova received her PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU. Her dissertation project is about the rhetoric . . .
Born and raised in Japan, Eiko Otake is a New York-based, movement-based interdisciplinary artist and performer who, from 1972 until . . .
Allyson Paty’s poems have appeared in Boston Review, BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, jubilat, The Literary Review, the PEN Poetry Series, . . .
Annie has been teaching yoga in New York City since 1997. Annie's teaching style is influenced by a wide range . . .
Kathryn Posin studied composition with Louis Horst, Anna Sokolow, Merce Cunningham, and Hanya Holm. She has choreographed works for Ballet . . .
Robin draws on her training and experience in movement, somatics and performance in her Gallatin courses. Awareness and consciousness form . . .
Peter Rajsingh has taught at NYU since 1991; in addition to Gallatin, he teaches in the College of Arts and . . .
Dianne Ramdeholl is an Associate Professor of adult education at SUNY Empire State College in the School for Graduate Studies. . . .
Erag Ramizi received his PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU. His dissertation studies the relationship between modernity . . .
David Ratzan is the Head of the Library of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU. . . .
Bill Rayner is a composer, songwriter, guitarist and educator who has collaborated, worked, and performed with notable musicians and composers, . . .
Mark Read is an artist, educator, and activist based in Brooklyn, New York. Collaborative processes, interventionist strategies, and public engagement . . .
Steven Rinehart is a screenwriter, ghostwriter, speechwriter, carpenter, and fiction writer. He was former President Bill Clinton’s speechwriter for several . . .
Lee Robbins's teaching and research interests are in the history and Culture of depth psychology, particularly as it applies to . . .
Frank Leon Roberts’s major fields of expertise are in 20th century African American literature; contemporary U.S. social movements; race and . . .
Barnaby Ruhe received his doctorate in shamanism and art practice, an interdisciplinary effort combining psychology, anthropology, art history, phenomenology and . . .
Antonio Rutigliano's teaching and research interests include Greek, Roman and medieval literature; romance languages; Renaissance Studies; Dante, Virgil, Boethius and . . .
Leslie Satin comes to her scholarly work through her professional experience as a choreographer and dancer as well as her . . .
Rosa Schneider is a theater maker and theater scholar who holds a PhD from Columbia University. Her dissertation, “Race and . . .
Liora Selinger is an advanced doctoral candidate in English at Princeton University. Her dissertation, “Romanticism, Childhood, and the Poetics of . . .
Carl Skelton is Industry Professor and the founding director of the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center and the academic programs in . . .
Lizzie Skurnick is the author of Shelf Discovery, a critical paean to the unsung young adult books of the 60s, . . .
Aviva Slesin is an Academy Award-winning documentary producer and director. Her feature-length documentaries include: The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and . . .
Judith Sloan is an actress, oral historian, writer, and audio artist/radio producer whose work combines humor, pathos, and a love . . .
José G. Soto-Márquez is a doctoral candidate in the sociology department at New York University. His doctoral research focuses on . . .
Chris Spain received his undergraduate degree in bio-agriculture and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Stanford University's Creative Writing Program . . .
Jonathan Michael Square specializes in Afro-Diasporic fashion and art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. His current book project, The . . .
Christina M. Squitieri
Christina M. Squitieri is a PhD Candidate in English Literature at New York University focusing on early modern drama. Her . . .
Ben Steinfeld is an actor, director, adjunct professor and artistic associate at Gallatin and co-artistic director of the acclaimed Fiasco . . .
Set designer Salvatore Tagliarino has designed productions for the Houston Grand Opera, New Jersey Opera, Nevada Opera Association, and the . . .
Paul Thaler's teaching and research interests lie in First Amendment rights and media history and criticism. A former newspaper reporter . . .
Screenwriter and playwright Selma Thompson has put words in the mouths of Hal Holbrook, Angela Bassett, Keith Carradine, Jane Seymour, . . .
Jim Tolisano’s teaching and professional interests are in the interface between ecological anthropology, conservation biology, and environmental economics. His teaching . . .
Marisa Tramontano holds a PhD in Sociology and a Graduate Certification in Gender Studies from the Graduate Center, City University . . .
Christopher Trogan has been a member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001 and teaches first-year seminars as well as tutorials . . .
Adrian Versteegh’s research focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century urban literature, particularly lowlife, nightlife, and sleep. His current project is a . . .
Lauren Walsh is co-editor of The Future of Text and Image: Collected Essays on Literary and Visual Conjunctures (2012) and . . .
Jude P. Webre is a political and intellectual historian of the modern US with particular interest in the intersection of . . .
Sonia Werner teaches at NYU's interdisciplinary master's program—XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Engagement—and NYU Gallatin. She received her PhD in . . .
David Clinton Wills’s teaching and research interests examine the intersection of ethics and phenomenology with regard to identity. Particularly, he . . .
Greg Wyatt, upon the completion of his Bachelor of Arts degree in art history at Columbia College in 1971, studied . . .
Nicole Zeftel’s research and teaching interests include 19th-century American women’s literature and print culture, psychoanalytic and affect theory, and 19th-century . . .
Carol Zoref has been a part-time member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001, teaching fiction writing in the Advanced Writing . . .
Mara de Gennaro
Mara de Gennaro is a literary scholar specializing in 20th- and 21st-century transatlantic, Caribbean, and world literatures, modernism, postcolonialism, diaspora, . . .
Jean Graybeal works in the areas of philosophy and psychology of religion, with special interests in phenomenology, feminist theory, and . . .
Steven Hutkins received his PhD in English Renaissance literature, and his current teaching and research interests focus on place studies . . .
Professor Emeritus of Individualized Study
David Thornton Moore, an anthropologist of education and work, studies the process by which people learn outside of classrooms, especially . . .
Gallatin Founding Professor Emeritus
A cultural historian and sociologist of art, Laurin Raiken is a founding faculty member of the Gallatin School and is . . .
Clyde R. Taylor is a cultural historian whose training and experience lie mainly in literary and film studies. His teaching . . .
E. Frances White
Professor Emerita of Individualized Study and Social and Cultural Analysis
E. Frances White is Professor of History and Black Studies at Gallatin and the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis . . .
Christine M. Beauchamp
Guess Visiting Professor in Fashion and Fashion Business
Christine Beauchamp was most recently the Brand President of Ann Taylor, a leading specialty retailer of women’s apparel and accessories. . . .
A top retail executive with over 30 years experience, Harold Brooks has held senior-level positions in management and merchandising with . . .
Guess Visiting Professor in Fashion
Rhonda Garelick writes on fashion, performance, literature, visual art, and politics. She is the author of Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and . . .
A top fashion executive and a graduate of NYU, Audrey Nizen has held senior-level positions with some of the world’s . . .
As a consumer-focused strategist, Martha Olson has led the growth of some of the world’s most recognized and iconic global . . .
A respected global leader, seasoned executive, and FTSE 100 board member, Eugenia Ulasewicz is a strong business strategist and operator, . . .
Global Faculty in Residence
Yousef Abazari is an associate professor at the Faculty of Social Science, University of Tehran, where his teaching interests span . . .
Nosheen Ali is a sociologist, author, and activist from Karachi, Pakistan. She works and writes across a wide range of . . .
Sulayman Al Bassam
Global Faculty in Residence, Fall 2015
Playwright and theater director Al Bassam founded Zaoum Theatre in London in 1996. In 2002, with dramaturge Georgina Van Welie, . . .
Ellada Evangelou was born and raised in Cyprus. She has studied in Cyprus and the United States and was awarded . . .
Global Faculty in Residence, Spring 2016
Israeli journalist Amira Hass joined Haaretz, Israel’s oldest newspaper, in 1989 and has been the paper’s correspondent for the Occupied . . .
Meena Kandasamy combines her love for the written word with the struggle for social justice through poetry, translation, fiction and . . .
Óscar Martínez is the editor of special investigations at El Faro, a journalistic project begun in El Salvador, whose online . . .
Colombian mathematician, philosopher, and politician Antanaus Mockus left his post as rector of Colombian National University in Bogotá in 1993, . . .
Global Faculty in Residence, Fall 2016
The Algerian-born academic and author Zahia Rahmani is one of France’s leading art historians and writers of fiction, memoirs, and . . .
Raza Ahmad Rumi is a policy analyst, journalist, and author from Pakistan. For over a decade, he has been affiliated . . .
Global Faculty in Residence, Spring 2017
AbdouMaliq Simone is an urbanist with particular interest in emerging forms of collective life across cities of the so-called Global . . .
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.