Faculty in the African Studies Program at NYU Abu Dhabi come from all over the world with a wide range of teaching and research interests. You will find biographies, course listings, research and publications, and contact information on each faculty member's individual profile.

Awam Amkpa

Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis, Director, Africana Studies

Rahma Abdulkadir

Assistant Research Professor of Political Science and Director of Undergraduate Studies for Social Sciences

Martin Klimke

Program Head, Associate Professor of History
Vice Provost for Academic Policies and Governance

Erin Pettigrew

Assistant Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies

Nathalie Peutz

Program Head, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies