Visting Associate Professor
Nosheen Ali is a sociologist writing across a range of themes including theories of the state, environmental thought, and Muslim . . .
Peder Anker’s teaching and research interests lie in the history of science, ecology, environmentalism and design, as well as environmental . . .
Sinan Antoon’s teaching and research interests lie in pre-modern and modern Arabic literature and contemporary Arab culture and politics. His . . .
Visiting Assistant Professor
Elaine Ayers is a historian of science who works on the entangled histories of natural history, colonialism, and collecting. Her . . .
Gianpaolo Baiocchi is a sociologist and an ethnographer interested in questions of politics and culture, critical social theory, and cities. . . .
Clinical Assistant Professor
David Brooks is an interdisciplinary artist whose work considers the relationship between the individual and the built and natural environment. . . .
Ernest A. Bryant III is a transdisciplinary artist and critic. His interests include drawing, printmaking, nature, new media, conflict, aesthetics, . . .
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 musician, composer, producer, and musicologist specializing in improvised music. His research interests include experimental music history, . . .
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 . . .
Kim DaCosta is a sociologist interested in racial inequality and, in particular, the contemporary production of racial boundaries. Her book, . . .
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 playwright, librettist, screenwriter, and educator. His play The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity was a finalist . . .
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, art, and culture. 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. As an urban geographer, . . .
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 is a scholar and teacher of comparative literature, with a specialization in modern poetry and poetics. Her interdisciplinary . . .
Hannah Gurman is a historian of the United States and Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Gallatin. Situated at the intersections . . .
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. . . .
Research Scientist and Co-Director of the Gallatin WetLab
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 a director and educator who works primarily on new plays and community-engaged practices. She is committed to . . .
Dr. Mitchell Joachim is an Associate Professor of Practice at New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study and Co-Director . . .
Shatima J. Jones is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. She . . .
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 theater and dance performance. Her areas of interest include social and popular dance; . . .
Jenny C. Mann is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in English and Gallatin. Mann is a scholar of . . .
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. . . .
Professor of Practice
Vasuki Nesiah teaches human rights, legal and social theory at NYU Gallatin where she is also faculty director of the . . .
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 . . .
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. In . . .
Andrew Romig is a professor of European medieval studies, specializing in the transformations of culture and society during the Carolingian . . .
Sophia Roosth is an anthropologist who writes about contemporary life and earth sciences. She has published widely in journals including . . .
Dean, The Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
Victoria Rosner is the Dean of the Gallatin School. She works on nineteenth and twentieth century literature in English, with . . .
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; . . .
David B. Spielman is a historian of the Horn of Africa, with a focus on early modern Christian Ethiopia. His . . .
Matthew Stanley teaches and researches the history and philosophy of science. He holds degrees in astronomy, religion, physics, and the . . .
Gregory Vargo’s research focuses on the literary and cultural milieu of nineteenth-century British protest movements and the interplay between politics, . . .
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs & Associate Professor
Alejandro Velasco holds joint appointments in the Gallatin School and the Department of History, and was Executive Editor of the . . .
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 . . .
Susanne Wofford was Dean of the Gallatin School from 2007-2022. Before coming to Gallatin, Professor Wofford taught at Yale University . . .
Duncan M. Yoon’s book, China in 20th and 21st Century African Literature, is forthcoming (2023) with Cambridge University Press. The . . .
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 . . .
Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow
Ashley Ngozi Agbasoga is a scholar and writer whose research interests include Black and Indigenous hemispheric feminisms, racialization (especially in . . .
Puneet Bhasin is a political scientist specializing in the international and comparative political economy of industrially advanced nation states. Bhasin’s . . .
Raven E Brown has over 15 years of professional experience and has worked in Guatemala, Israel, Mexico, South Africa, Mozambique, . . .
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 focus on intersectional feminist . . .
Director of Community Engagement & Associate Faculty
Lisa Daily is a cultural studies scholar with broadly conceived interests centered on visual media, capitalist formations, humanitarianism, and consumer/commodity . . .
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) . . .
Meira Gold’s research and teaching interests lie in the history of science and technology, particularly science and empire, and transnational . . .
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’s research, curatorial practice, and teaching explore questions of gender, race, power, and memory in antiquity and the . . .
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 C. Malin is an historian and an archivist by training whose research interests focus on the intersections between local . . .
Irene Morrison-Moncure’s teaching and research focuses on the relationship between power and literature in the ancient world. Her particular interests . . .
Bernadette Myers is a scholar of early modern English literature and culture, specializing in theater, the environmental humanities, and the . . .
Sean O’Neil teaches and researches the history of science with a focus on information visualization in early modern Europe. His . . .
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 . . .
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 is a scholar of political theory, philosophy, Black Studies, and social movement history. He is concerned with the . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Cris Beam is the author of Transparent: Love, Family and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers (Harcourt, 2007), which won . . .
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, . . .
Katherine Biers’s teaching and research interests focus on late nineteenth and early twentieth century European and American literature, including drama, . . .
Donna Bilak is a historian of early modern science and a goldsmith. Bilak’s research areas as a historian and maker . . .
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 Bardier
Alvaro Bonfiglio is a researcher, educator and practicing architect, focused on emergent design technologies. His current research interests revolve around . . .
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 . . .
George Burns has spent more than 40 years as a teacher and principal in progressive elementary schools in New York . . .
Maria Cabrera Arus
María A. Cabrera Arús studies the impact of fashion and domestic material culture on regime stability and legitimation, with a . . .
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 primary research and teaching areas are American, Scandinavian, and Japanese cinema and genre cinema, including disaster movies, science . . .
A director, producer, and screenwriter for film and television, Pedro Cristiani wrote the screenplay for the award-winning 1996 feature film . . .
William Crow is Educator in Charge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In that role he oversees . . .
Karen Curry is an experienced broadcast journalist and executive and a communications specialist and educator. She created award-winning programs from . . .
Samuel Dinger is an ethnographer, translator, and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at New York University. His research . . .
Since the 1960s, music journalist Rona Elliot has been an eyewitness to pop culture history. In a career spanning six . . .
Audrey Lane Ellis is a philosopher trained in the traditions of phenomenology, ethics, and aesthetics, in addition to women’s, gender, . . .
Ayana Evans is a NYC-based performance artist. Her guerilla-style performances have been staged at El Museo del Barrio, The Barnes . . .
Son and grandson of Canadian actors, Simon Fortin trained at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique du Québec, then at Drama Studio . . .
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 . . .
Cheryl Furjanic is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker whose documentary and fiction films have screened at 150+ festivals worldwide and on television. . . .
Kay Gabriel is a poet and essayist. Her research focuses on contemporary anglophone poetry and poetics, trans studies, tragedy, adaptation, . . .
Charles Gelman earned his PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU in 2019 with a concentration in modern . . .
Bret Gladstone is the editorial director of Graver Goods Press and the founder of its Impracticum—an independent creative writing program . . .
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 . . .
Leon Grek is a comparatist whose teaching and research focuses on the reception of classical antiquity in the Renaissance, and . . .
Alex Halberstadt is the author of Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus and the forthcoming Young . . .
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 is an Afro-Panamanian American writer. His plays have received productions or readings at the Kennedy Center for . . .
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’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 . . .
Max Avi Kaplan
Max Avi Kaplan is a visual artist and fashion arts scholar with a studio practice that explores the intersections between . . .
Alireza Khounani’s teaching and research interests lie in the socio-economic history and anthropology of monies and finance in the Ancient . . .
Part-time Faculty and Associate Director of Educational Technology
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, Latin, and Sanskrit epic, Greek philosophy . . .
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 . . .
Carly A. Krakow is a scholar of international law and environmental justice, writer, journalist, and activist. In the Law School . . .
Michael Krimper earned his PhD in Comparative Literature at NYU in 2018. He specializes in 20th-21st century Francophone, Anglophone, and . . .
Glenn Kurtz is the author of Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film (Farrar, . . .
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, writer, and teacher with over thirty years of experience working in . . .
Sarah Leonard works at the intersection of old and new left-wing publications in New York City. She is senior editor . . .
Metalwork Installations® by artist Andrew Levitas (BA ’03) connect photography, sculpture, and contemporary art. Select exhibitions of the work include: . . .
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] . . .
Khaled Malas is an architect and art historian from Damascus, Syria. His primary research interests lie in the role of . . .
Jessie Male received her PhD in English from The Ohio State University, where she completed her dissertation Disability Memoir: A . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Filip Noterdaeme is an interdisciplinary artist, academic, educator, and writer. He has taught art history at CUNY and the NYU . . .
Michelle Esther O’Brien is a sociologist and practicing psychotherapist. Her research focuses on capitalism and LGBTQ social movements. She has . . .
Orna Ophir is a New York State-licensed psychoanalyst in private practice and a historian. She joined NYU in 2017 as . . .
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, . . .
Amanda Petrusich is the author of several books about music, including Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive . . .
Annie has been teaching yoga in New York City since 1997. Annie's teaching style is influenced by a wide range . . .
Bryan Pirolli is a professional journalist and writer focused on storytelling in a travel context. A long-time Paris correspondent for . . .
Kathryn Posin (MA ’94) is an award-winning dancer and choreographer who has studied with Hanya Holm, Anna Sokolow, Martha Graham, . . .
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 holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from NYU. His dissertation studied the relationship between modernity and the rural . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Belkis Esra Saydam
An Istanbul-born filmmaker based in New York City, Belkis Esra Saydam specializes in stories about outsiders and people stuck in-between. . . .
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 is informed by oral history and . . .
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 . . .
Ben Steinfeld is an actor, director, writer, adjunct professor and artistic associate at NYU Gallatin. He is also co-artistic director . . .
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 conservation biology, ecological anthropology, and sustainable finance. His teaching . . .
Marisa Tramontano holds a PhD in Sociology and a Graduate Certification in Gender Studies from the Graduate Center, City University . . .
Christopher Trogan’s training is in philosophy and comparative literature, and his teaching and scholarship focuses on aesthetics and ethics, particularly . . .
In her role of Director of Communications at Gallatin, KC oversees and manages all internal and external communications strategies for . . .
Adrian Versteegh’s research focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century urban literature, particularly lowlife, nightlife, and sleep. His current project is a . . .
Sarah Waidler has published on the medieval hagiography, history, and literature of Ireland and Wales in peer-reviewed journals such as . . .
Lauren Walsh’s books include Through the Lens: The Pandemic and Black Lives Matter (Routledge, 2022), Shadow of Memory (co-author, 2021), . . .
Jude P. Webre is a political and intellectual historian of the modern US with particular interest in the intersection of . . .
Sally Wen Mao
Sally Wen Mao is the author of Oculus (Graywolf Press, 2019), a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize . . .
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 . . .
A part-time member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001, Carol Zoref teaches fiction writing in the Advanced Writing Program. She . . .
Mara de Gennaro
Mara de Gennaro specializes in 20th- and 21st-century literature and critical theory in English and French, with a focus on . . .
J M de Leon
J de Leon’s work can be found in Trans Studies Quarterly’s special issue Queer Futures, and in the anthology Home . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
Global Faculty in Residence
Rabie Barakat’s expertise primarily relates to media and politics in the Arab world. He received his PhD from the University . . .
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.