Faculty

  • Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Professor of Arab Crossroads Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: zbd1@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of California, LA

    Research Interests: interaction between religions in world history, cultural exchanges

  • Martin Bowen-Silva, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mb5831@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

    Research Interests: communication and politics in the Atlantic World, construction of a transatlantic, revolutionary, an...

  • Nelida Fuccaro, Professor of Middle Eastern History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nf58@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of Durham(UK), Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

    Research Interests: history of the modern Middle East

  • Fiona Kidd, Assistant Professor of History and Art and Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: fjk3@nyu.edu
    Education: BA (Hons) University of Melbourne; PhD University of Sydney

    Research Interests: identity, images and the built environment, craft production, pre-Islamic Central Asian visual art

  • Masha Kirasirova, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: masha.kirasirova@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Brown University; M.Phil., PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Political and Cultural History of the Soviet Union, Colonialism/Anti-colonialism, Orientalism, Trans...

  • Martin Klimke, Vice Provost for Academic Policies and Governance; Acting Program Head of Literature & Creative Writing; Associate Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: klimke@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD University of Heidelberg

    Research Interests: intersections of political and cultural, diplomatic, and transnational history, 20th century US-Euro...

  • David Ludden, Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: del5@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA, PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: World History, Afro-Eurasian History, Globalization, Capitalism, Inequality

  • Vasilis W. Molos, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: vwm202@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Toronto; MA York University; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Greek history

  • Pedro Monaville, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pm1070@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Université de Liège; MA European University Institute; PhD University of Michigan

    Research Interests: modern Africa, decolonization, political imagination, youth movements, higher education, state viole...

  • Erin Pettigrew, Assistant Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: erin.pettigrew@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Hollins University; MA University of California Los Angeles; PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: 19th and 20th century West Africa, histories of Islam, race, and healing

  • Nadine Roth, Assistant Teaching Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nadine.roth@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Regina; MA University of Calgary; PhD University of Toronto

    Research Interests: pre- and post-war Europe

  • Mark Swislocki, Program Head of History; Associate Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ms6027@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Reed College; MA, PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: History of China

  • William Zimmerle, Senior Lecturer, Arts and Humanities; Affiliated Faculty Member of the History Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wgz1@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Pennsylvania; MDiv Harvard University Divinity School; BA Fairleigh Dickinson Univ...

    Research Interests: Anthropology, Ethnography; Near Eastern and Arabian Archaeology; Digital Humanities; Museum Studies;...