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Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Comparative Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Philip Kennedy is Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Comparative Literature at New York University. He is the author of The Wine Song in Classical Arabic Poetry: Abu Nuwas and the Literary Tradition (1997), Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition (2016) and a number of other studies about Arabic Literature. He is Vice Provost for Public programming at the NYUAD Institute and the General Editor of the Library of Arabic Literature.