Faculty

  • John Coughlin, Program Head for Legal Studies, Global Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies and Law Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: jjc17@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Niagara University; MA Columbia University; ThM Princeton Seminary; JD Harvard University Law Sch...

  • Elham Ali Fakhro, Lecturer of Legal Writing and Research Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: eaf8@nyu.edu
    Education: LLM, Harvard Law School

    Research Interests: legal writing and research, international human rights law

  • Shakeel Kazmi, Professor of Practice in Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: shk389@nyu.edu
    Education: SJD AND LLM, Environmental Law, Pace University School of Law; LLM, American University Washington C...

    Research Interests: environmental law, climate change law

  • Swethaa Ballakrishnen, Faculty Fellow Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: swethaa@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Stanford University (Sociology); LL.M, Harvard Law School; BA, BL (Hons), National Academy of L...

    Research Interests: Gender and Diversity in the Legal Profession, Sociology of Law, Empirical Legal Methods, Transnation...

  • Rosemary Byrne, Professor of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Rosemary.Byrne@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Barnard College, Columbia University; JD Harvard Law School

    Research Interests: Public international law; international and EU human rights law; international refugee and EU asylum...

  • David Chekroun, Visiting Associate Professor of Law Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: dpc288@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: international business law, law and business, judicial studies

  • Peter Goodrich, Visiting Professor of Law Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: pg62@nyu.edu
    Education: LLB, University of Sheffield; PhD University of Edinburgh

    Research Interests: legal history and theory, law and literature

  • Barry Hashimoto, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: barry.hashimoto@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Dartmouth College; MA Emory University; PhD Emory University

    Research Interests: International law and courts, human rights, political economy

  • Mikhail Xifaras, Visiting Professor of Law Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: mdx1@nyu.edu
    Education: Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) ; MA Paris Sorbonne ; PhD Université Franche-Comté (France)

    Research Interests: legal theory, political philosophy, history of legal thought, theory of property

Affiliated Faculty

Faculty Title Program
Nora Barakat Assistant Professor of History, Arab Crossroads Studies
History
J. Andrew Bush Senior Lecturer Writing Program
David Cook-Martin Professor and Program Head, Social Research and Public Policy Social Research and Public Policy
Richard M. Hendler, Esq. Clinical Professor of Law in Business NYU Stern
John Sexton President Emeritus of the University  
Catharine Stimpson Professor of English and Dean Emerita Literature and Creative Writing