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Peder Anker

Peder Anker

Associate Professor

Professor Peder Anker's teaching and research interests lie in the history of science, ecology, environmentalism and design, as well as . . .

Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon

Associate Professor

Sinan Antoon’s teaching and research interests lie in pre-modern and modern Arabic literature and contemporary Arab culture and politics. His . . .

Gianpaolo Baiocchi

Gianpaolo Baiocchi

Associate Professor

Gianpaolo Baiocchi is a sociologist and an ethnographer interested in questions of politics and culture, critical social theory, and cities. . . .

Paula Chakravartty

Paula Chakravartty

Associate Professor

Paula Chakravartty’s interests focus on global media and politics. Her research and teaching interests span comparative political economy of media . . .

Ngina Chiteji

Ngina Chiteji

Associate Professor

Ngina Chiteji’s teaching and research interests include public policy, macroeconomics, economic inequality, crime, and the distribution of household wealth in . . .

Gene Cittadino

Gene Cittadino

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

Kwami Coleman

Assistant Professor

Kwami Coleman is a pianist, composer, and musicologist specializing in improvised music. His research interests include experimental music history, jazz . . .

Sybil Cooksey

Sybil Cooksey

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

Nina Cornyetz

Professor

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

Clinical Assistant Professor

Marie Cruz Soto is interested in the history, cultures, and interactions of the Americas. Her work focuses on identity negotiations, . . .

Kimberly DaCosta

Kimberly DaCosta

Associate Professor

Kimberly McClain DaCosta, a sociologist, is especially interested in the contemporary production of racial boundaries. Her book, Making Multiracials: State, . . .

Anne DeWitt

Anne DeWitt

Clinical Assistant Professor

Anne DeWitt’s teaching and research focuses on Victorian literature, the history of science, and the intersections between literature and science; . . .

Kristoffer Diaz

Kristoffer Diaz

Clinical Associate Professor

Kristoffer Diaz is a New Dramatists resident playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. His teaching interests include dramatic . . .

Michael Dinwiddie

Michael Dinwiddie

Associate Professor

Michael D. Dinwiddie (GAL BA '80, TSOA MFA '83)’s teaching interests include cultural studies, African American theater history, dramatic writing, . . .

Stephen Duncombe

Stephen Duncombe

Professor

Stephen Duncombe’s interests lie in media and cultural studies. He teaches and writes on the history of mass and alternative . . .

Gregory Erickson

Gregory Erickson

Clinical Associate Professor

Gregory Erickson has taught at the Gallatin School since 2004, specializing in courses on modern literature, popular culture, religion, and . . .

Valerie Forman

Valerie Forman

Associate Professor

Valerie Forman’s research and teaching interests are at the intersection of literature, economic history, and political theory. Her first book, . . .

Hallie Franks

Hallie Franks

Associate Professor

Hallie Franks’s teaching and research interests are in the art and archaeology of Greece, Rome, and the ancient Near East, . . .

Rosalind Fredericks

Rosalind Fredericks

Associate Professor

Rosalind Fredericks’ research and teaching interests are centered on development, urbanism, and political ecology in Africa. With a PhD in . . .

Sharon Friedman

Sharon Friedman

Associate Professor

Sharon Friedman’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of literary and dramatic criticism, feminist criticism, theories of adaptation, . . .

Andrea Gadberry

Andrea Gadberry

Assistant Professor

Andrea Gadberry is a comparatist working primarily in English, French, and Latin. Her research focuses on the literature, philosophy, and . . .

Lisa Goldfarb

Lisa Goldfarb

Associate Professor

Lisa Goldfarb’s research and teaching interests are in the fields of comparative literature (French and English) and critical writing. She . . .

Hannah Gurman

Hannah Gurman

Clinical Associate Professor

Hannah Gurman is an historian of the United States with a PhD in literary studies. She teaches broadly in the . . .

Ethan Harkness

Ethan Harkness

Assistant Professor

Ethan Harkness teaches and writes about early Chinese culture with an emphasis on technical topics that inform the histories of . . .

Louise Harpman

Louise Harpman

Associate Professor

Louise Harpman is the founder and principal of Louise Harpman__PROJECTS whose work focuses on architectural design, design research, and urban . . .

Karen Hornick

Karen Hornick

Clinical Associate Professor

Karen Hornick teaches courses that integrate the study of literature, media, philosophy, cultural history, and writing. At Gallatin, she has . . .

Kristin Horton

Kristin Horton

Associate Professor of Practice

Kristin Horton is a director primarily interested in developing new work, re-imagining classics, and producing public events that create forums . . .

A.B. Huber

A.B. Huber

Assistant Professor

A. B. Huber’s teaching and research interests include critical theory, aesthetics and politics, and the literature and visual culture of . . .

Myles Jackson

Myles Jackson

Gallatin Research Excellence Professor

Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of the History of Science Myles W. Jackson is also Professor of History of the . . .

Mitchell Joachim

Mitchell Joachim

Associate Professor of Practice

Professor Mitchell Joachim is a leading figure in ecological design, architecture, and urbanism. He is the founding co-president of Terreform . . .

Nina Katchadourian

Nina Katchadourian

Clinical Associate Professor

Nina Katchadourian is a visual artist who works in a range of media, including photography, installation, video, sound-based work and . . .

Rosanne Kennedy

Rosanne Kennedy

Clinical Assistant Professor

Rosanne Kennedy’s teaching and research interests include modern political theory, contemporary feminist theory and gender studies, continental philosophy, Rousseau Studies, . . .

Eugenia Kisin

Eugenia Kisin

Assistant Professor

Eugenia Kisin is an anthropologist of art whose ethnographic and historical research focuses on the ways that things called “art” . . .

Bradley Lewis

Bradley Lewis

Associate Professor

Bradley Lewis has interdisciplinary training in humanities, psychiatry, and continental philosophy. He writes and teaches at the interface of medicine, . . .

Ritty Lukose

Ritty Lukose

Associate Professor

Ritty Lukose’s teaching and research interests explore the relations between culture, politics, and economy as they manifest themselves in discourses . . .

Julie Malnig

Julie Malnig

Associate Professor

Julie Malnig is a cultural historian of theatre and dance performance. Her areas of interest include social and popular dance; . . .

Patrick McCreery

Patrick McCreery

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

Eve Meltzer

Associate Professor

Eve Meltzer is associate professor of Visual Studies at Gallatin and is an affiliated faculty member in NYU’s Department of . . .

Bella Mirabella

Bella Mirabella

Associate Professor

Bella Mirabella, associate professor of literature and humanities, specializes in Renaissance studies, with a focus on drama, theater, performance, and . . .

Ali Mirsepassi

Ali Mirsepassi

Professor

Ali Mirsepassi is professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at Gallatin and in the Department of Middle Eastern and . . .

Meleko Mokgosi

Meleko Mokgosi

Assistant Professor of Practice

Meleko Mokgosi is an artist who works within an interdisciplinary framework to create large-scale project-based installations. By working across history . . .

Sara Murphy

Sara Murphy

Clinical Associate Professor

Sara Murphy’s research and teaching interests include literature and philosophy, critical theory, feminist and gender studies, and 19th-century literary cultures. . . .

Vasuki Nesiah

Vasuki Nesiah

Associate Professor of Practice

Vasuki Nesiah is a legal scholar with a focus on public international law. Her main areas of research include the . . .

Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich

Clinical Assistant Professor

Amanda Petrusich is the author of several books about music, including Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive . . .

Kimberly Phillips-Fein

Kimberly Phillips-Fein

Associate Professor

Kimberly Phillips-Fein is a historian of twentieth-century American politics. She teaches courses in American political, business, and labor history. Her . . .

Stacy Pies

Stacy Pies

Clinical Associate Professor

Stacy Pies teaches courses that explore the role of narrative and culture in texts and human relationships, as well as . . .

Millery Polyné

Millery Polyné

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 . . .

Todd Porterfield

Todd Porterfield

Professor

A scholar of nineteenth-century European, especially French art, imperialism, and globalization, Porterfield wrote The Allure of Empire: Art in the . . .

Myisha Priest

Myisha Priest

Associate Professor

Myisha Priest’s teaching and research focus on African American literature and material culture. She has published articles mining this fruitful . . .

Jacob Remes

Jacob Remes

Clinical Assistant Professor

Jacob Remes is a historian of modern North America with a focus on urban disasters, working-class organizations, and migration. His . . .

Andrew Romig

Andrew Romig

Associate Professor

Andrew Romig is a professor of European medieval studies, specializing in the transformations of culture and society during the Carolingian . . .

George Shulman

George Shulman

Professor

George Shulman’s interests lie in the fields of political thought and American studies. He teaches and writes on political thought . . .

Laura Slatkin

Laura Slatkin

Professor

Laura Slatkin's research and teaching interests include ancient Greek and Roman poetry; wisdom traditions in classical and Near Eastern antiquity; . . .

Matthew Stanley

Matthew Stanley

Professor

Matthew Stanley teaches and researches the history and philosophy of science. He holds degrees in astronomy, religion, physics, and the . . .

Jack Tchen

Jack Tchen

Associate Professor

Jack (John Kuo Wei) Tchen is a facilitator, teacher, historian, curator, re-organizer, and dumpster diver. He works on understanding the . . .

Gregory Vargo

Gregory Vargo

Assistant Professor

Gregory Vargo’s research focuses on the literary and cultural milieu of nineteenth-century British protest movements and the interplay between politics, . . .

Alejandro Velasco

Alejandro Velasco

Associate Professor

Alejandro Velasco is a historian of modern Latin America whose research and teaching interests are in the areas of social . . .

Eugene Vydrin

Eugene Vydrin

Clinical Assistant Professor

Eugene Vydrin’s research interests are in twentieth-century literature, visual art, and critical theory, in the intersections between verbal and visual . . .

Susanne Wofford

Susanne Wofford

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 Yoon

Duncan Yoon

Assistant Professor

Duncan M. Yoon’s current book examines representations of China in African literature. Additional research interests include globalization, narrative theory, the . . .

Julie Avina

Julie Avina

New Part-time Faculty

Since 2005, Julie Avina has served in numerous roles at NYU, including as Executive Director for Opportunity Programs, Associate Vice . . .

D.B. Gilles

D.B. Gilles

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 . . .

Maria Hodermarska

Maria Hodermarska

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 . . .

Allen Keller

Allen Keller

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 . . .

John Sexton

John Sexton

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 . . .

Anthony Thompson

Anthony Thompson

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 . . .

Rebecca Amato

Rebecca Amato

Associate Director, Civic Engagement Initiatives and Urban Democracy Lab & Associate Faculty

Rebecca Amato is a historian whose work focuses on the intersections between cities, space/place, and memory. She holds a PhD . . .

Noam Andrews

Noam Andrews

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow

Noam Andrews is a historian and curator whose teaching and research interests lie in early modern history of science and . . .

Sophia Azeb

Sophia Azeb

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow

Sophia Azeb is a Postdoctoral and Faculty Fellow at Gallatin. She earned her doctorate in American Studies and Ethnicity at . . .

Jamie Berthe

Jamie Berthe

Administrative Director, MA Program & Associate Faculty

Jamie Berthe holds a PhD from NYU's Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, a masters degree in Cinema Studies from . . .

Benjamin Brooks

Benjamin Brooks

Class Adviser & Associate Faculty

Ben has a PhD in Educational Studies from the University of Cincinnati and his dissertation was “Educating for a Good . . .

Cyd Cipolla

Cyd Cipolla

Class Adviser & Associate Faculty

Cyd Cipolla is a scholar in women's, gender, and sexuality studies whose research and teaching interests focuses on intersectional feminist . . .

Lisa Daily

Lisa Daily

Class Adviser & Associate Faculty

Lisa Daily’s interests focus on media, commodity culture, global capitalism, humanitarianism, and in/justice. Her current work critically analyzes an ongoing . . .

Mehmet Darakcioglu

Mehmet Darakcioglu

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 . . .

June Foley

June Foley

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) . . .

Matthew Gregory

Matthew Gregory

Class Adviser & Associate Faculty

Matthew is an interdisciplinary theatre artist whose current theater work explores the nexus between art and politics, specifically through use . . .

Rahul Hamid

Rahul Hamid

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 . . .

Nancy Rubino

Nancy Rubino

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 . . .

Joshua Shirkey

Joshua Shirkey

Class Adviser & Associate Faculty

Joshua Shirkey is an art historian specializing in modern and contemporary art. He received his A.B. in Fine Arts from . . .

Amy Spellacy

Amy Spellacy

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 . . .

Meredith Theeman

Meredith Theeman

Class Adviser & Associate Faculty

Meredith L. Theeman is a social scientist with a Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology. Her research and teaching interests include psychology, . . .

Yevgeniya Traps

Yevgeniya Traps

Class Adviser & Associate Faculty

Yevgeniya Traps’s teaching and research focus on the ways in which individual psychology and social and cultural factors influence how . . .

Vasu Varadhan

Vasu Varadhan

Associate Faculty

Vasu Varadhan's teaching interests are in the areas of media and cultural change and in South Asian Studies. Her dissertation . . .

Beth Epstein

Beth Epstein

Academic Director, NYUParis

Beth Epstein’s research focuses on intersections in the history and meaning of race and “difference” between France and the United . . .

Gabriella Etmektsoglou

Gabriella Etmektsoglou

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

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

Maria-Luisa Achino-Loeb

Part-time Faculty

Maria-Luisa Achino-Loeb is a cultural anthropologist whose work focuses on the study of ideology and its connection to power and . . .

Nancy Agabian

Nancy Agabian

Part-time Faculty

Nancy Agabian is the author of Princess Freak (Beyond Baroque Books, 2000), a collection of poems, short prose, and performance . . .

Cynthia Allen

Cynthia Allen

Part-time Faculty

Cynthia Allen is president of Lightning New Media, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving arts archives on the Internet-professional . . .

Diana Anders

Diana Anders

Part-time Faculty

Prior to joining Gallatin, Diana Anders taught interdisciplinary classes on analytical writing, political theory, humanitarian law and human rights at . . .

Piper Anderson

Piper Anderson

Part-time Faculty

As a community arts practitioner, writer, and educator Piper Anderson has dedicated her life to using the arts and education . . .

Jaime Arredondo

Jaime Arredondo

Part-time Faculty

Jaime Arredondo has taught at NYU, the Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and The New School. Arrendondo has been . . .

Saul Austerlitz

Saul Austerlitz

Part-time Faculty

Saul Austerlitz teaches a course in writing about comedy. He is the author of three books: Sitcom: A History in . . .

Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker

Part-time Faculty

Matthew Baker is the author of Hybrid Creatures, a collection of stories written in hybrid languages, and the children’s novel . . .

Barton Bishop

Barton Bishop

Part-time Faculty

Barton Bishop received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003 and was the . . .

Kate Bolick

Kate Bolick

Part-time Faculty

­­ Kate Bolick’s first book, Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own (Broadway Books, 2016), combines memoir, biography, and cultural . . .

Martha Bowers

Martha Bowers

Part-time Faculty

Martha Bowers focuses on the use of the performing arts for social change. She has taught at numerous colleges and . . .

Christopher Bram

Christopher Bram

Part-time Faculty

A novelist and critic, Christopher Bram is the author of nine novels, including Gods and Monsters, which was made into . . .

Eric Brettschneider

Eric Brettschneider

Part-time Faculty

Eric Brettschneider is Acting Commissioner for the NYC Administration for Children's Services. A city and state social service official, Brettschneider . . .

Leila Buck

Leila Buck

Part-time Faculty

Leila Buck is a Lebanese American writer, actor, storyteller, and educator who has lived, traveled, performed, and taught throughout the . . .

Maria Cabrera Arus

Maria Cabrera Arus

Part-time Faculty

María A. Cabrera Arús studies the impact of fashion and domestic material culture on regime stability and legitimation, especially in . . .

Bill Caspary

Bill Caspary

Part-time Faculty

Bill Caspary holds BS and MS degrees in physics and a PhD in political science. His activism in the peace . . .

John Castellano

John Castellano

Part-time Faculty

John Castellano is the founder of the SOJ Jazz Workshop Center and Director Emeritus of The Collective School of Music, . . .

Lenora Champagne

Lenora Champagne

Part-time Faculty

Lenora Champagne is a playwright, performer, and director. From 1993-2000, she was a member playwright at New Dramatists. She has . . .

William Corbett

William Corbett

Part-time Faculty

William Corbett taught courses in composition, poetry writing, reading, stand-up comedy, and journalism for forty-eight years while living in Boston. . . .

Julian Cornell

Julian Cornell

Part-time Faculty

Julian Cornell’s research and teaching interests are primarily in the ideologies and politics of American popular culture, particularly in Hollywood . . .

Pedro Cristiani

Pedro Cristiani

Part-time Faculty

A director, producer, and screenwriter for film and television, Pedro Cristiani wrote the screenplay for the award-winning 1996 feature film . . .

William Crow

William Crow

Part-time Faculty

William Crow is Managing Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In that role he oversees programs serving over . . .

Ziad Dallal

Ziad Dallal

New Part-Time Faculty

Ziad Dallal is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at New York University. He studies modern Arabic . . .

Dan Dawson

Dan Dawson

Part-time Faculty

C. Daniel Dawson has lectured at the House of World Cultures-Berlin, the Kit Tropenmuseum-Amsterdam, the University of California-Berkeley, University of . . .

Jeff Day

Jeff Day

Part-time Faculty

Imani Douglas

Imani Douglas

Part-time Faculty

Imani Douglas is the artistic director of the Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art (RACCA). At RACCA's Seaport Salon, . . .

Sara Duvisac

Sara Duvisac

Part-time Faculty

Sara Duvisac is a PhD candidate in Sociology and a graduate fellow at the Urban Democracy Lab at New York . . .

Nina Edwards Anker

Nina Edwards Anker

Part-time Faculty

Nina Edwards Anker received her PhD in Architecture from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design in 2016. Her work . . .

Simon Fortin

Simon Fortin

Part-time Faculty

Son and grandson of Canadian actors, Simon Fortin trained at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique du Québec, then at Drama Studio . . .

Emily Fragos

Emily Fragos

Part-time Faculty

Emily Fragos is an award-winning, widely published poet who teaches poetry writing at NYU and Columbia. She has also taught . . .

Sara Franklin

Sara Franklin

Part-time Faculty

Sara Franklin is an oral historian and journalist whose work focuses on food and agriculture and its ties to popular . . .

Lise Friedman

Lise Friedman

Part-time Faculty

Lise Friedman’s teaching involves the examination and design of a wide variety of publications and the relationship of popular culture . . .

Charles Gelman

Charles Gelman

Part-time Faculty

Charles Gelman is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, New York University, currently completing a dissertation on . . .

Bret Gladstone

Bret Gladstone

Part-time Faculty

Bret Gladstone received his MFA from Columbia University, where he has also taught in the Creative Writing Program. His music . . .

Donna Goodman

Donna Goodman

Part-time Faculty

Donna Goodman is a licensed practicing architect. Her firm has renovated lofts, townhouses and waterfront sites based on green principles. . . .

Kevin Gotkin

Kevin Gotkin

Part-time Faculty

Kevin Gotkin’s teaching and research focus on the role of disability in contemporary American life. He is completing his dissertation . . .

Judith Greenberg

Judith Greenberg

Part-time Faculty

Judith Greenberg's research and teaching interests focus on questions of memory and trauma Studies, especially through a feminist lens. She . . .

Lauren Greenspan

Lauren Greenspan

Part-time Faculty

Lauren Greenspan recently received her PhD in theoretical physics and is interested in interdisciplinary intersections of science and society. She . . .

Paul Grimstad

Paul Grimstad

Part-time Faculty

Paul Grimstad earned his PhD in English and American literature at NYU in 2007. His first book, Experience and Experimental . . .

Alex Halberstadt

Alex Halberstadt

Part-time Faculty

Alex Halberstadt is the author of Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus and the forthcoming Young . . .

Irene Han

Irene Han

Part-time Faculty

Irene Han’s teaching and research interests include ancient political theory, critical theory, aesthetics, psychoanalysis, feminist thought, gender and sexuality. Her . . .

Lanny Harrison

Lanny Harrison

Part-time Faculty

Lanny Harrison, character actress, dancer and cabaret artist, began her career in the New York Pantomime Theater in 1966. She . . .

Elizabeth Heard

Elizabeth Heard

Part-time Faculty

Elizabeth Heard teaches at the Department of Media, Culture and Communication and the Draper Program at NYU, writes, and conducts . . .

Alison Heslin

Alison Heslin

Part-time Faculty

Alison Heslin is a political and economic sociologist. Her research focuses on globalization and international trade, primarily as it relates . . .

Scott Hightower

Scott Hightower

Part-time Faculty

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

Part-time Faculty

Darrel Alejandro Holnes teaches playwriting, screenwriting, poetry, and other genres of creative writing. His the co-author of PRIME: Poems and . . .

Molly Horan

Molly Horan

Part-time Faculty

Molly Horan’s teaching interests include 20th and 21st century young adult literature and web culture. She received her MFA in . . .

Daniel Howell

Daniel Howell

Part-time Faculty

Daniel Howell is a PhD candidate in the NYU Department of Comparative Literature. Broadly, he works on historicizing Spanish- and . . .

Amin Husain

Amin Husain

Part-time Faculty

Amin Husain’s interests focus on resistance and liberation, movement generated theory and practice. His research and teaching interests span debt . . .

Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Part-time Faculty

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

Part-time Faculty

Trevor Laurence Jockims’s teaching and research interests center on literature in its interaction with other modes of thought and expression, . . .

Barbara Jones

Barbara Jones

Part-time Faculty

Barbara Jones is an executive editor at Henry Holt Company, where she acquires and edits books of fiction, memoir and . . .

Dave King

Dave King

Part-time Faculty

A former painter and filmmaker, Dave King is the author of the novel The Ha-Ha, which was named one of . . .

Bruce King

Bruce King

Part-time Faculty

Bruce M. King's research and teaching interests focus on the ancient world, particularly Greek and Latin epic, Greek philosophy and . . .

Molly Kleiman

Molly Kleiman

Part-time Faculty

Molly Kleiman is a editorial director of Triple Canopy, a magazine that advances a model for publication that encompasses digital . . .

Glenn Kurtz

Glenn Kurtz

Part-time Faculty

Glenn Kurtz, a 2016 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, is the author of Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in . . .

Antonio Lauria-Perricelli

Antonio Lauria-Perricelli

Part-time Faculty

Antonio Lauria-Perricelli's teaching and research interests include power, class, Culture, state, empire, everyday life, militarism, and the Caribbean and Latin . . .

Michelle Lee

Michelle Lee

Part-time Faculty

Michelle Lee’s research and pedagogical interests include nineteenth-century French literature and culture, Orientalism, travel writing and photography. More specifically, her . . .

Jennifer Lemberg

Jennifer Lemberg

Part-time Faculty

Late 19th- and 20th-century American literature; gender; trauma; Holocaust Studies; American Indian literature; ethnic literature . . .

Patricia Lennox

Patricia Lennox

Part-time Faculty

Patricia Lennox's teaching and research interests include myths, fables, and fairy tales; Shakespeare; early modern female writers; fashion; classic literature; . . .

Sarah Leonard

Sarah Leonard

Part-time Faculty

Sarah Leonard works at the intersection of old and new left-wing publications in New York City. She is senior editor . . .

Andrew Levitas

Andrew Levitas

Part-time Faculty

Andrew Levitas is a filmmaker, fine artist and producer, whose teaching interests focus on the artists mind as well as . . .

Andrew Libby

Andrew Libby

Part-time Faculty

Andrew Libby is currently completing a Ph.D. in comparative literature at The City University of New York Graduate Center. His . . .

Moya Luckett

Moya Luckett

Part-time Faculty

Moya Luckett is a media historian whose work focuses on gender, celebrity, fashion, femininity, modernity, digital culture and media historiography. . . .

Chase Madar

Chase Madar

Part-time Faculty

Chase Madar is an attorney, author and journalist and New York. He is the author of The Passion of [Chelsea] . . .

Brendan Matz

Brendan Matz

Part-time Faculty

Brendan Matz is a historian of science and technology based in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently working on a book . . .

Linn Cary Mehta

Linn Cary Mehta

Part-time Faculty

In addition to the degrees above, Dr. Mehta has studied at the Freie Universität, the Sorbonne, and Universidad Catolica in . . .

Keith Miller

Keith Miller

Part-time Faculty

Keith Miller is a filmmaker, artist and curator based in Brooklyn. His most recent feature, Five Star, premiered at the . . .

Ian Morgan

Ian Morgan

Part-time Faculty

Ian Morgan is the Associate Artistic Director of The New Group, where in addition to his work on the mainstage . . .

Meera Nair

Meera Nair

Part-time Faculty

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

Roy Nathanson

Part-time Faculty

Roy Nathanson has had a varied career as a saxophonist, composer, bandleader, poet, actor and teacher. During the thirty years . . .

Orna Ophir

Orna Ophir

Part-time Faculty

Orna Ophir is the author of Psychosis, Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry in Postwar America: On the Borderland of Madness (Resling, 2013; . . .

Anastasiya Osipova

Anastasiya Osipova

Part-time Faculty

Anastasiya Osipova received her PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU. Her dissertation project is about the rhetoric . . .

Eiko Otake

Eiko Otake

Part-time Faculty

Born and raised in Japan, Eiko Otake is a New York-based, movement-based interdisciplinary artist and performer who, from 1972 until . . .

Annie Piper

Annie Piper

Part-time Faculty

Annie has been teaching yoga in New York City since 1997. Annie's teaching style is influenced by a wide range . . .

Kathryn Posin

Kathryn Posin

Part-time Faculty

Kathryn Posin studied composition with Louis Horst, Anna Sokolow, Merce Cunningham, and Hanya Holm. She has choreographed works for Ballet . . .

Robin Powell

Robin Powell

Part-time Faculty

Robin draws on her training and experience in movement, somatics and performance in her Gallatin courses. Awareness and consciousness form . . .

Peter Rajsingh

Peter Rajsingh

Part-time Faculty

Peter Rajsingh has taught at NYU since 1991; in addition to Gallatin, he teaches in the College of Arts and . . .

Dianne Ramdeholl

Dianne Ramdeholl

Part-time Faculty

Dianne Ramdeholl has been an adult education practitioner for over fifteen years. She's committed to adult education for democratic social . . .

Ben Ratliff

Ben Ratliff

Part-time Faculty

Ben Ratliff has written about pop, jazz, traditional and experimental music for publications including Granta, Slate, Artforum, Wire, Rolling Stone, . . .

Bill Rayner

Bill Rayner

Part-time Faculty

Bill Rayner is a composer, songwriter, guitarist and educator who has collaborated, worked, and performed with notable musicians and composers, . . .

Mark Read

Mark Read

Part-time Faculty

Mark Read is an artist, educator, and activist based in Brooklyn, New York. Collaborative processes, interventionist strategies, and public engagement . . .

Steven Rinehart

Steven Rinehart

Part-time Faculty

Steve Rinehart is a screenwriter, carpenter, and fiction writer. He is the author of the short story collection Kick in . . .

Lee Robbins

Lee Robbins

Part-time Faculty

Lee Robbins's teaching and research interests are in the history and Culture of depth psychology, particularly as it applies to . . .

Frank Roberts

Frank Roberts

Part-time Faculty

Frank Leon Roberts’s major fields of expertise are in 20th century African American literature; contemporary U.S. social movements; race and . . .

Barnaby Ruhe

Barnaby Ruhe

Part-time Faculty

Barnaby Ruhe received his doctorate in shamanism and art practice, an interdisciplinary effort combining psychology, anthropology, art history, phenomenology and . . .

Antonio Rutigliano

Antonio Rutigliano

Part-time Faculty

Antonio Rutigliano's teaching and research interests include Greek, Roman and medieval literature; romance languages; Renaissance Studies; Dante, Virgil, Boethius and . . .

Leslie Satin

Leslie Satin

Part-time Faculty

Leslie Satin comes to her scholarly work through her professional experience as a choreographer and dancer as well as her . . .

Carl Skelton

Carl Skelton

Part-time Faculty

Carl Skelton is Industry Professor and the founding director of the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center and the academic programs in . . .

Lizzie Skurnick

Lizzie Skurnick

Part-time Faculty

Lizzie Skurnick is the author of Shelf Discovery, a critical paean to the unsung young adult books of the 60s, . . .

Judith Sloan

Judith Sloan

Part-time Faculty

Judith Sloan is an actress, oral historian, writer, and audio artist/radio producer whose work combines humor, pathos, and a love . . .

Chris Spain

Chris Spain

Part-time Faculty

Chris Spain received his undergraduate degree in bio-agriculture and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Stanford University's Creative Writing Program . . .

Christina Squitieri

Christina Squitieri

Part-time Faculty

Christina M. Squitieri is a PhD Candidate in English Literature focusing on early modern drama. Her dissertation, “Theatrical Transformation and . . .

Ben Steinfeld

Ben Steinfeld

Part-time Faculty

Ben Steinfeld is an actor, director, musician, and teacher. Ben recently made his Broadway debut in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, . . .

Salvatore Tagliarino

Salvatore Tagliarino

Part-time Faculty

Set designer Salvatore Tagliarino has designed productions for the Houston Grand Opera, New Jersey Opera, Nevada Opera Association, and the . . .

Maysam Taher

Maysam Taher

Part-time Faculty

Maysam Taher is a PhD candidate on the Culture and Representation track of the department of Middle Eastern and Islamic . . .

Paul Thaler

Paul Thaler

Part-time Faculty

Paul Thaler's teaching and research interests lie in First Amendment rights and media history and criticism. A former newspaper reporter . . .

Selma Thompson

Selma Thompson

Part-time Faculty

Screenwriter and playwright Selma Thompson has put words in the mouths of Hal Holbrook, Angela Bassett, Keith Carradine, Jane Seymour, . . .

Jim Tolisano

Jim Tolisano

Part-time Faculty

Jim Tolisano’s teaching and professional interests are in the interface between ecological anthropology, conservation biology, and environmental economics. His teaching . . .

Christopher Trogan

Christopher Trogan

Part-time Faculty

Christopher Trogan has been a member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001 and teaches first-year seminars as well as tutorials . . .

Melissa Turoff

Melissa Turoff

Part-time Faculty

Melissa Turoff is a political and cultural historian of the British Empire from the 18th to 20th centuries. Her research . . .

Lara Vapnyar

Lara Vapnyar

Part-time Faculty

Adrian Versteegh

Adrian Versteegh

Part-time Faculty

Adrian Versteegh’s research focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century urban literature, particularly lowlife, nightlife, and sleep. His current project is a . . .

Lauren Walsh

Lauren Walsh

Part-time Faculty

Lauren Walsh is co-editor of The Future of Text and Image: Collected Essays on Literary and Visual Conjunctures (2012) and . . .

Elena Wang

Elena Wang

Part-time Faculty

Elena Wang’s work engages the intersection of fashion, political economy and gender and sexuality studies, with a focus on sustainable . . .

Sonia Werner

Sonia Werner

Part-time Faculty

Sonia Werner received her PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU. Her dissertation project examines the relationship between . . .

Greg Wyatt

Greg Wyatt

Part-time Faculty

Greg Wyatt, upon the completion of his Bachelor of Arts degree in art history at Columbia College in 1971, studied . . .

Nicole Zeftel

Nicole Zeftel

Part-time Faculty

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

Carol Zoref

Part-time Faculty

Carol Zoref has been a part-time member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001, teaching fiction writing in the Advanced Writing . . .

Jean Graybeal

Jean Graybeal

Associate Professor

Jean Graybeal works in the areas of philosophy and psychology of religion, with special interests in phenomenology, feminist theory, and . . .

Steve Hutkins

Steve Hutkins

Associate Professor

Steven Hutkins received his PhD in English Renaissance literature, and his current teaching and research interests focus on place studies . . .

David Moore

David Moore

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 . . .

Laurin Raiken

Laurin Raiken

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 Taylor

Clyde Taylor

Professor Emeritus

Clyde R. Taylor is a cultural historian whose training and experience lie mainly in literary and film studies. His teaching . . .

E. Frances White

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

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. . . .

Harold Brooks

Harold Brooks

Guess Visiting Professor in Fashion and Fashion Business

A top retail executive with over 30 years experience, Harold Brooks has held senior-level positions in management and merchandising with . . .

Tracy Gardner

Tracy Gardner

Guess Visiting Professor in Fashion and Fashion Business

Rhonda Garelick

Rhonda Garelick

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 . . .

Audrey Nizen

Audrey Nizen

Guess Visiting Professor in Fashion and Fashion Business

A top fashion executive and a graduate of NYU, Audrey Nizen has held senior-level positions with some of the world’s . . .

Martha Olson

Martha Olson

Guess Visiting Professor in Fashion and Fashion Business

As a consumer-focused strategist, Martha Olson has led the growth of some of the world’s most recognized and iconic global . . .

Eugenia Ulasewicz

Eugenia Ulasewicz

Guess Visiting Professor in Fashion and Fashion Business

A respected global leader, seasoned executive, and FTSE 100 board member, Eugenia Ulasewicz is a strong business strategist and operator, . . .

Sulayman Al Bassam

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, . . .

Amira Hass

Amira Hass

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 . . .

Antanas Mockus

Antanas Mockus

Global Faculty in Residence, Fall 2015

Colombian mathematician, philosopher, and politician Antanaus Mockus left his post as rector of Colombian National University in Bogotá in 1993, . . .

Zahia Rahmani

Zahia Rahmani

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 Rumi

Raza Rumi

Global Faculty in Residence, Spring 2016

Raza Ahmad Rumi is a policy analyst, journalist, and author from Pakistan. For over a decade, he has been affiliated . . .

AbdouMaliq Simone

AbdouMaliq Simone

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 . . .