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Emily Long

Part-time Faculty
829 - 60 5TH AVE

Office Hours
Thursday 4:00-6:00

B.A. & B.S., Modern European History & Political Science, Appalachian State University, 2015
M.Phil., Political Thought and Intellectual History, University of Cambridge, 2019

Emily Stewart Long is an intellectual historian of modern Europe, in particular modern Germany, who works at the intersection of poetry, philosophy, music, the history of cybernetics, and political theory. Her dissertation focuses on tracing the aesthetic history of the Gestalt concept after Goethe, specifically in the thought of Stefan George, Ernst Jünger, and Martin Heidegger. Emily has written for a variety of publications including Logos, The Journal of Social and Critical Theory, and The New Trinitarian Ontologies and is a contributing editor at SAGE Press. She has been an invited speaker at the University of Cambridge, Oxford University, Yale University, and Columbia University and her work has been supported by the Schiller Institute, the Mainzer Institute, the Cambridge History Society, and the Ritter Hollenberg Group, among others. Before joining Gallatin, Emily taught classes at the College of Arts and Sciences at NYU including “Fascism, Art, and Espionage,” and “Music and Politics,” as well as a variety of courses with the CAS Sophomore Scholars Program. Emily is currently a fellow at the Remarque Institute and the recipient of the 2023 Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Award at NYU. 

Teaching and Research Interests

modern European intellectual history and philosophy  poetics  political theory  aesthetics  music history and theory  history of science  and law. 

Emily Long