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    Tarek Al-Ghoussein, Arts Professor of Visual Arts Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ta52@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: photography, self-portraiture

  • Muhamed Osman Al-Khalil, Director of Arabic Studies, Associate Professor of Practice of Arabic Language, NYUAD

    Muhamed Osman Al-Khalil, Director of Arabic Studies, Associate Professor of Practice of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: moa2@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Damascus (1993); MA Indana University of Pennsylvania (1998); PhD University of Ar...

    Research Interests: Arabic language computing, Arabic corpora, biography, language policy, and the interplay of the lite...

  • Salem Al-Qassimi, Assistant Professor of Design

    Salem Al-Qassimi, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Design Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: saq2@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc American University of Sharjah; MFA Rhode Island School of Design

    Research Interests: Bilingual Arabic and English Typography and Graphic Design; Investigating the Contemporary Cultural ...

  • Awam Ampka, Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis, Director, Africana Studies, NYUNY

    Awam Amkpa, Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis, Director, Africana Studies Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: aa67@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife); MA Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria); PhD Bristol University

    Research Interests: modernisms in theater, postcolonial theater, Black Atlantic films

  • Samuel Mark Anderson, Visiting Lecturer, NYUAD

    Samuel Mark Anderson, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sma326@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Washington; MA New York University; PhD University of California Los Angeles

    Research Interests: ethnographer of West African expressive culture and its encounters with religion, politics, and publ...

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    Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy and Law Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ka17@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA, PhD, Clare College, Cambridge University

  • Laure Salma Assaf, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies and Anthropology

    Laure Salma Assaf, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies and Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: laure.assaf@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Paris Nanterre University

    Research Interests: Arabian Peninsula; United Arab Emirates; Youth; Migration; Hierarchies; Social change

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    Marzia Balzani, Research Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mb4412@nyu.edu
    Education: BA King’s College, London University; MSt (Master of Studies), DPhil University of Oxford

    Research Interests: ritual and kingship in northern India

  • Nora Barakat, Assistant Professor of History, Arab Crossroads Studies, NYUAD

    Nora Barakat, Assistant Professor of History, Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: neb3@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Brandeis University; MA Columbia University; PhD University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: Ottoman Empire, modern Middle East history

  • Wendy Bednarz, Assistant Arts Professor of Arts and New Media, Arts and Humanities, Program Head for Film and New Media, NYUAD

    Wendy Bednarz, Program Head, Film and New Media, Assistant Arts Professor of Arts and New Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wb41@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Stephens College MFA Film, New York University;

    Research Interests: filmmaking, photography, documentary

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    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

  • Camilla Boisen

    Camilla Boisen, Lecturer of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cb3861@nyu.edu
    Education: BA History, University of Copenhagen; MA History, University of Copenhagen; MsEcon Political Theor...

    Research Interests: intellectual history of empire and political theory

  • Martin Bowen-Silva, Assistant Professor of History,  NYUAD

    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

  • Gwyneth Bravo, Assistant Professor of Music, NYUAD

    Gwyneth Bravo, Assistant Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gwyneth.bravo@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD University of California, Los Angeles; MM California State University; BA University of Minn...

    Research Interests: music, war, and politics in 20th century contexts

  • J. Andrew Bush, Lecturer in the Writing Program, NYUAD

    J. Andrew Bush, Senior Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jab34@nyu.edu
    Education: BA James Madison University; MA, PhD Johns Hopkins University

    Research Interests: Islamic studies, ethics, literature, gender and sexuality

  • Alide Cagidemetrio, Visiting Professor of Literature, Arts and Humanities

    Alide Cagidemetrio, Visiting Professor of Literature Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ac192@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea, Università degli Studi di Venezia (Cà Foscari)

    Research Interests: American literature, British literature

  • Aysan Celik, Assistant Professor of Theater, NYUAD

    Aysan Celik, Assistant Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: akc256@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, University of California, Los Angeles; Professional Certificate, American Repertory Theater Inst...

    Research Interests: Shakespeare, devised work, documentary theater, comedy, classical texts, dance-theater, cross-gender...

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    Dawn Chatty, Visiting Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: dc170
    Education: PhD University of California, Los Angeles

    Research Interests: displacement in Syria, resilience of refugee youth

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    Nkem Chukwumerije, Associate Instructor of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nkem.chuk@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Fashion Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: multilingual versus monolingual learning and their academic/extracurricular implications

  • Warren Churchill,Lecturer of Music; Coordinator of Musical Performance, NYUAD

    Warren Churchill, Lecturer of Music; Coordinator of Musical Performance Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: warren.churchill@nyu.edu
    Education: BM Crane School of Music, SUNY; MA, EdM, EdD Teachers College, Columbia University

    Research Interests: childhood development, disability studies, music therapy, exceptionalities, inclusion, music philoso...

  • Kevin Coffey, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD

    Kevin Coffey, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kevin.coffey@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, University of Virginia; PhD, University of Michigan

    Research Interests: philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, philosophy of language

  • Scandar Copti, Program Head of Film, Assistant Arts Professor of Film, NYUAD

    Scandar Copti, Program Head of Film, Assistant Arts Professor of Film Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sac18@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: filmmaking, documentary, short films

  • Catherine Coray, Associate Arts Professor, NYUNY

    Catherine Coray, Associate Arts Professor, Program Head Theater Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cc19@nyu.edu
    Education: BA State University of New York (Fredonia); MFA City University of New York (Brooklyn)

  • John Coughlin, Global Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies and Law, Program Head for Legal Studies

    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...

  • David Darts

    David Darts, Associate Dean of Arts, Program Head of Art and Art History, Associate Professor Art and Art Professions; Director of Global Studies and Chair Emeritus of Steinhardt's Art Department Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: dgd2@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MEd, PhD University of British Columbia

    Research Interests: convergences between society, technology, and contemporary art and design

  • Andrew Eisenberg, Assistant Professor of Music, NYUAD

    Andrew J. Eisenberg, Assistant Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aje2000@nyu.edu
    Education: BMus New York University; MA, PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: musical enthnography, sound culture (urban Africa, Indian Ocean world)

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    Soha El Achi, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sea301@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University of Beirut; MA American University of Beirut; PhD Georgetown University

  • Omima El Araby, Assistant Director of Arabic Studies, Lecturer of Arabic Language, NYUAD

    Omima El Araby, Assistant Director of Arabic Studies, Lecturer of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: oe7@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Arabic Language and Literature, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; MA Teaching Foreign Languages...

    Research Interests: Arabic language and literature

  • Elham Ali Fakhro, Lecturer of Legal Writing and Research, NYUAD

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

  • Reindert Falkenburg, Vice Provost, Intellectual and Cultural Outreach, NYUAD

    Reindert Falkenburg, Vice Provost, Intellectual and Cultural Outreach Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rlf9@nyu.edu
    Education: rlf9@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: visual arts, tensions and crises in late medieval and Renaissance art

  • Laila Familiar, Lecturer of Arabic Language, NYUAD

    Laila Familiar, Lecturer of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: lailafamiliar@nyu.edu
    Education: MA The American University in Cairo; PhD Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

    Research Interests: Foreign Language Education, Arabic Literacy, Curricular Design, Corpus Linguistics, Teacher Training

  • Jonny Farrow, Lecturer of Visual Arts and Interactive Media, NYUAD

    Jonny Farrow, Lecturer of Visual Arts and Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jf613@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Troy University; MA The City College of New York (CUNY); MFA The School of the Art Institute of C...

    Research Interests: sculpture, hardware hacking, printmaking, sound art

  • Nelida Fuccaro, Associate Dean of Humanities, Professor of Middle Eastern History

    Nelida Fuccaro, Associate Dean of Humanities, 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

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    Toral Gajarawala, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: tg38@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: theories of the novel and narrative, postcolonial studies, subaltern studies, the relationship betwe...

  • Jonardon Ganeri, Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD

    Jonardon Ganeri, Professor of Philosophy, Arts and Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jonardon.ganeri@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Cambridge, DPhil Oxford

    Research Interests: consciousness, self, attention, the epistemology of inquiry, the idea of philosophy as a practice an...

  • Mireille Garnault, Lecturer of French, NYUAD

    Mireille Garnault, Lecturer of French, Arts and Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: msg2150@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Linguistics; Université de Poitiers, Fr; MA French, New York University

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    Don J Garrett, Silver Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: don.garrett@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Utah; PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: Early Modern European Philosophy

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    Stefanos N. Geroulanos, Assistant Professor, History Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: sg127@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: philosophical, anthropological, and political conceptions of the body and the human in modern Europe

  • Carlos Guedes, Associate Arts Professor of Music, NYUAD

    Carlos Guedes, Associate Arts Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cag204@nyu.edu
    Education: BM Polytechnic of Porto, School of Music and Performing Arts; MA, PhD New York University

    Research Interests: automatic music generation, interactive music systems

  • Paulo Lemos Horta, Assistant Professor of Literature, NYUAD

    Paulo Lemos Horta, Assistant Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: paulo.horta@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of Toronto; MA, Queen’s University; MA, BA, University of British Columbia, Canada.

    Research Interests: world literature

  • Dale Hudson, Associate Teaching Professor of Film and New Media and Curator of Film and New Media, NYUAD

    Dale Hudson, Associate Teaching Professor of Film and New Media and Curator of Film and New Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dmh2018@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: culture and globalization in film, television, and digital media

  • Nasser Isleem, Senior Lecturer of Arabic, NYUAD

    Nasser Isleem, Senior Lecturer of Arabic Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nasser.isleem@nyu.edu
    Education: teaching Arabic language, use of songs, proverbs, and other cultural expressions

  • Xiao Xiao Jiao, Senior Language Lecturer of East Asian Studies Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: xxj1@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: modern Chinese fiction, Chinese language pedagogy, cultural studies, modern and classical Chinese po...

  • Sohail Karmani, Senior Lecturer, NYUAD

    Sohail Karmani, Senior Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: msk15@nyu.edu
    Education: EdD University of Exeter; MA University of West London

    Research Interests: second language education, applied linguistics, photography

  • Amos Katz, Lecturer and Technical Manager of the Arts and Media, NYUAD

    Amos Ezra Katz, Lecturer and Technical Manager of the Arts and Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: amos.katz@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Vassar College; MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine; MFA New York University Tisch Sc...

    Research Interests: visual storytelling, photography, cinematography, screenwriting, directing

  • Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Comparative Literature, Program Head Arab Crossroads, NYUAD

    Philip Kennedy, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Comparative Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pfk1@nyu.edu

  • Maya Kesrouany, Assistant Professor of Literature, NYUAD

    Maya Kesrouany, Assistant Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mk5725@nyu.edu
    Education: BA and MA in English Literature, American University of Beirut; PhD in Comparative Literature, Emory...

    Research Interests: modern Arabic literature and culture

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    Elias Khoury, Global Distinguished Professor of Modern Arabic Literature Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ek47@nyu.edu

  • Fiona Kidd, Assistant Professor of History and Art and Art History, NYUAD

    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, NYUAD

    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: exchanges between Soviet Eurasia and the Middle East

  • Khulood Kittaneh, Arabic Language Instructor, NYUAD

    Khulood Kittaneh, Arabic Language Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kk83@nyu.edu

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    Perri Klass, Professor of Pediatrics Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: pek1@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: medical journalism

  • Martin Klimke, Associate Dean of Humanities, Associate Professor of History, NYUAD

    Martin Klimke, Vice Provost for Academic Policies and Governance, Program Head, 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...

  • Sarah Fay Krom, Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media

    Sarah Fay Krom, Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sfk3@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Carnegie Mellon University; MFA University of California, Santa Cruz

    Research Interests: interactive storytelling, computational cinema and character performance, procedural animation, visu...

  • Taneli Kukkonen  Professor of Philosophy, Program Head of Philosophy

    Taneli Kukkonen, Interim Dean of Arts and Humanities, Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ktk4@nyu.edu
    Education: MTh, MA, and DTh, University of Helsinki

    Research Interests: classical Arabic philosophy, Aristotle, Plato

  • Jill Magi, Assistant Arts Professor, NYUAD

    Jill Magi, Assistant Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jill.magi@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, City College of the City University of New York; MFA, Goddard College

    Research Interests: poetry and poetics, experimental literature, handmade books, alternatives to mainstream publishing, ...

  • Sheetal Majithia, Assistant Professor of Literature, NYUAD

    Sheetal Majithia, Assistant Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sm188@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: theories of modernity, globalization, comparative post-colonial literature, film, feminist, gender a...

  • Abhishek Majumdar, Visiting Associate Professor of Practice of Theater

    Abhishek Majumdar, Visiting Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: abhishek.majumdar@nyu.edu
    Education: 2 yr program ( MFA equivalent) London International School of Performing Arts , MBA National Instit...

  • Matteo Marciano, Assistant Professor of Practice of Music Technology, NYUAD

    Matteo Marciano, Assistant Program Head and Assistant Professor of Practice of Music Technology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: matteo.marciano@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Business Administration Bachelor from L.U.M.S.A. University in Rome, MMB Master Degree in Music B...

    Research Interests: record production, sound mixing and engineering, music entertainment industry

  • Salwa Mikdadi, Visiting Associate Professor of Art History, NYUAD

    Salwa Mikdadi, Associate Professor Practice of Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sm5436@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University of Beirut; MA J. F. Kennedy University

    Research Interests: history of modern and contemporary art in the Arab world

  • Lauren Minsky, Assistant Professor of History, NYUAD

    Lauren Minsky, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: len203@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: histories of environment, health, medicine, and material religion in the Indian Ocean world

  • Amir Minsky, Assistant Teaching Professor of History, NYUAD

    Amir Minsky, Assistant Teaching Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: amir.minsky@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Tel Aviv University; PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: Modern European intellectual history; Germany; history of emotions; Enlightenment political theory

  • Phillip Mitsis, Alexander S. Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture and Civilization, NYUNY

    Phillip Mitsis, Alexander S. Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture and Civilization Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: pm4@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Williams College; PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Greek and Roman drama, ancient philosophy

  • Vasilis Molos, Assistant Professor of History, NYUAD

    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, NYUAD

    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...

  • Ken Nielsen, Senior Lecturer and Associate Director for the Writing Center, NYUAD

    Ken Nielsen, Associate Director of the Writing Program, Director of the Writing Center Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kn38@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Copenhagen; MA University of Copenhagen; PhD The Graduate Center, City University o...

    Research Interests: cultural construction and representation of the US and Scandinavia in intercultural performance

  • Robert Parthesius, Visiting Professor of Visual Arts, NYUAD

    Robert Parthesius, Associate Professor Heritage Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rp1768@nyu.edu
    Education: MA University of Amsterdam; PhD University of Amsterdam

    Research Interests: Heritage Studies , Maritime Archaeology

  • Cyrus R.K. Patell, Professor of Literature, NYUAD; Professor of English, NYU

    Cyrus R.K. Patell, Global Network Professor of Literature, NYUAD; Professor of English, NYU Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cp1@nyu.edu
    Education: AB, AM, PhD in English and American Literature and Language, Harvard University

    Research Interests: theory and practice of cosmopolitanism, US novel from 1850 to the present, Global Shakespeare, liter...

  • Sarah Paul, Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD

    Sarah Paul, Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: skp5@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Carleton College; PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: philosophy of action, philosophy of mind

  • Sandra Peters, Assistant Arts Professor of Arts Practice, NYUAD

    Sandra Peters, Assistant Arts Professor of Arts Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sp159@nyu.edu
    Education: BA ("Vordiplom") Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden; MA ("Diplom“) Hochschule für Bildende Künst...

    Research Interests: art in architecture, sculpture, installation, moving images, performance

  • Erin Pettigrew, Assistant Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies, NYUAD

    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

  • Nathalie Peutz, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies, NYUAD

    Nathalie Peutz, Program Head of Arab Crossroads, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: npeutz@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Pennsylvania; PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: forced migration, displacement and immobility, Arab and Indian Ocean world heritage

  • Maurice Pomerantz, Assistant Professor of Literature, NYUAD

    Maurice Pomerantz, Associate Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mp147@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, PhD University of Chicago

    Research Interests: Arabic literature

  • Craig Protzel, Assistant Professor of Interactive Media, Program Head of Interactive Media, NYUAD

    Craig Protzel, Assistant Professor of Interactive Media, Program Head of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: craig.protzel@nyu.edu
    Education: BA in Human Biology, Stanford University; MA NYU Interactive Telecommunications

    Research Interests: data, web, stories, video, education

  • Goffredo Puccetti, Assistant Professor of Practice of Visual Arts, NYUAD

    Goffredo Puccetti, Assistant Professor of Practice of Visual Arts Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: goffredo.puccetti@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea cum Laude in Italian Literature and Art History from the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'; Gr...

    Research Interests: corporate identity, branding, visual communications

  • Matthew Quayle, Assistant Arts Professor of Music, Program Head of Music, NYUAD

    Matthew Quayle, Program Head, Assistant Arts Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mq229@nyu.edu
    Education: BM Oberlin Conservatory; MM University of Cincinnati; PhD New York University (GSAS)

    Research Interests: music theory

  • Gabriel Rabin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD

    Gabriel Rabin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gabriel.oak.rabin@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Columbia University; PhD University of California Los Angeles

    Research Interests: philosophy of mind, metaphysics

  • Philip Rodenbough, Lecturer in Writing (Graduate / STEM)

    Philip Rodenbough, Lecturer of Scientific Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: philip.rodenbough@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, BS, University of Washington; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University

    Research Interests: global science education

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    Rony Rogoff, Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rr1244@nyu.edu

  • 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

  • Jim Savio, Lecturer, Writing Program, NYUAD

    Jim Savio, Lecturer, Writing Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jim.savio@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA City College of New York

    Research Interests: fiction, essay, and poetry writing

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    Joanna Settle, Associate Arts Professor of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: js10084@nyu.edu

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    John Sexton, President Emeritus of the University Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: js1@nyu.edu

  • Jonathan Shannon, Visiting Professor of Anthropology

    Jonathan Shannon, Visiting Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jhs7@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Stanford University; PhD CUNY)

    Research Interests: Arab world; Mediterranean; Music; Arts; Aesthetics; Migration; Food

  • Surabhi Sharma, Assistant Professor of Practice

    Surabhi Sharma, Assistant Professor of Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ss12622@nyu.edu
    Education: BA St. Xaviers College, Mumbai; Film Direction at the Film and Television Institute of India

    Research Interests: Music, Migration in Cities, Labour and Globalisation, Gender and Health,

  • Aaron Sherwood, Visiting Lecturer

    Aaron Sherwood, Visiting Lecturer Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: sherwood@nyu.edu
    Education: Master's in Interactive Telecommunications, New York University (2014); BFA Jazz and Contemporary Mu...

    Research Interests: cause and effect represented as light and sound in art, interaction as a medium for artistic expres...

  • Michael Shiloh, Associate Professor of Practice of Interactive Media

    Michael Shiloh, Associate Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ms10632@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: participatory installations, machine art, conceptual furniture

  • Charles Siebert, Professor of Practice of Literature and Creative Writing, NYUAD

    Charles Siebert, Professor of Practice of Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cs4635@nyu.edu

  • Matthew Silverstein, Assistant Professor, NYUAD

    Matthew Silverstein, Program Head, Associate Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: matthew.silverstein@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, Amherst College; BPhil, University of Oxford; PhD, University of Michigan

    Research Interests: foundations of ethics, normative ethics, the philosophy of action, political philosophy, early moder...

  • Werner Sollors, Global Professor of Literature,  NYUAD

    Werner Sollors, Global Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wms2@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Phil, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)

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    Robert P Stam, Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: robert.stam@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, Indiana; PhD, California (Berkeley); Studied at Oxford, the Sorbonne, and Paris VIII (Vincennes)

  • Justin Stearns, Associate Professor in Arab Crossroads Studies, NYUAD

    Justin Stearns, Associate Professor in Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jks8@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Dartmouth College; PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: intersection of law, science, and theology in the pre-modern Muslim Middle East

  • Gregor Stemmrich, Professor of Art and Art History

    Gregor Stemmrich, Professor of Art and Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gs148@nyu.edu
    Education: Staatsexamen (degree for teaching art); PhD Ruhr-Universität Bochum; Postdoctoral lecture qualificat...

    Research Interests: new technologies in contemporary art (film and video), media theory, history of exhibitions and art ...

  • Catharine Stimpson, Professor of English and Dean Emerita, Graduate School of Arts and Science, NYUNY

    Catharine Stimpson, Professor of English and Dean Emerita Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: crs6@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: women and gender, feminist criticism

  • Corinne Stokes, Lecturer of Arabic Language, NYUAD

    Corinne Stokes, Lecturer of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: corinne.stokes@nyu.edu
    Education: MA in Arabic Studies and PhD in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures from the University of Texas a...

    Research Interests: sung languages, ethnomusicology and urban music, sociolinguistics of performance, stylization and di...

  • Mark Swislocki, History Program Head,  Associate Professor of History NYUAD

    Mark Swislocki, 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

  • Miguel Syjuco, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Literature, and Creative Writing,  NYUAD

    Miguel Syjuco, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mas484@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Ateneo de Manila University; MFA Columbia University; PhD University of Adelaide

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    Denise-Marie Teece, Assistant Professor of Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dmt230@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD New York University

    Research Interests: art and architecture in the Islamic world

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    Tuomo Tiisala, Visiting Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tuomo.tiisala@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Chicago

    Research Interests: Social and political philosophy, 19th and 20th-century European philosophy, normativity

  • John Torreano, Clinical Professor of Studio Art Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: jt2@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Cranbrook Academy of Art; MFA Ohio State University

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    Tomi Tsunoda, Program Head, Assistant Professor of Practice of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tomi.tsunoda@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Drama, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

    Research Interests: directing, devising, new work development, live composition, design, music composition, facilitation...

  • Deepak Unnikrishnan, Lecturer, Writing Program, NYUAD

    Deepak Unnikrishnan, Lecturer, Writing Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: du258@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Fairleigh Dickinson University; MA Fairleigh Dickinson University; MFA School of the Art Institut...

  • Cristina Vatulescu, Professor, Comparative Literature, NYUNY

    Cristina Vatulescu, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Russian and Slavic Studies Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cristina.vatulescu@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Harvard; BA Harvard;

    Research Interests: comparative literature

  • Bryan Waterman, Director of Core, and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Development

    Bryan Waterman, Associate Professor of Literature, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Development Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: bryan.waterman@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Boston University

    Research Interests: American literary history

  • Shuang Wen, Humanities Research Fellow

    Shuang Wen, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sw141@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Georgetown University

    Research Interests: Chinese-Arab interactions; Global history

  • Deborah Williams, Clinical Associate Professor at the Liberal Studies Program in New York; Program Head, Literature and Creative Writing, NYUNY

    Deborah Williams, Clinical Associate Professor at the Liberal Studies Program in New York Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: dlw7@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, MA, New York University; BA, Wheaton College

    Research Interests: 20th century American fiction, children's literature, feminist literary history

  • Marion Wrenn, Senior Lecturer, Director and Program Head of the Writing Program,  NYUAD

    Marion Wrenn, Director of the Writing Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mw299@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD New York University

    Research Interests: journalism history, study of popular culture

  • David Wrisley, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, NYUAD

    David Wrisley, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: djw12@nyu.edu
    Education: AB University of Chicago; MA/PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: late medieval court culture, Mediterranean studies, multilingual corpora analysis, spatial humanitie...

  • Mahnaz Yousefzadeh, Assistant Clinical Professor of Humanities, NYUNY

    Mahnaz Yousefzadeh, Clinical Professor of Humanities Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: my16@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD State University of New York, Binghamton

    Research Interests: 19th century Italy, aesthetics and politics of the modern, and early modern Mediterranean

  • Shamoon Zamir, Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies, NYUAD

    Shamoon Zamir, Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sz42@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, University of London; MA, Institute of United States and Latin American Studies, London; PhD, Un...

    Research Interests: literature, photography, intellectual history

  • William Zimmerle, Visiting Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: wgz1@nyu.edu
    Education: MDiv. Harvard University; PhD University of Pennsylvania; PgCert. University of Edinburgh School of ...

    Research Interests: Anthropology, Writing, and Ethnography; Arabian Archaeology; Museum Studies; Religion and Ritual; Se...

  • Edward Ziter, Associate Professor of Drama, NYUNY

    Edward Ziter, Associate Professor of Drama Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ebz1@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Brown University, PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

    Research Interests: 19th century British theater, contemporary Arab theater