A new world is unfolding before our eyes and at a remarkably dramatic pace in the wider region, rendering our presence in Abu Dhabi all the more meaningful.
The disciplines in this field seek to deepen our understanding of how people behave in a wide variety of contexts and to assess the consequences of an individual, group, and societal decisions. Collectively, Social Science seeks to explain and investigate the functioning of society and address the vast array of pressing contemporary issues that affect individual and societal well-being.
The breadth of research in Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi uses data to help historians, economists, NGOs, and governments better understand human behavior — and improve people’s lives.
ThePrint spoke to some of the biggest names in Indian intelligentsia and asked who are the brightest minds on the horizon. Rahul Sagar was identified as one of the next generation of Indian intellectuals.
Peter Van der Windt recipient of 2016 Annual Bruce Russett Award for his article, Crowdseeding in Eastern Congo: Using Cell Phones to Collect Conflict Events Data in Real Time in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.
Students engaged with former prime ministers and key politicians across Europe as part of an immersive 10-day course. Taught by American political consultant and best-selling author Frank Luntz, Europe in Crisis: Brexit and the Future of the EU, was held in London, Brussels, and Paris. Throughout the course, 16 students interacted with former prime ministers including Tony Blair and key politicians such as Michael Gove to delve deeper as Britain renegotiates its relationship with the European Union.
Step into the Spotlight | HBR Podcast
Swethaa Ballakrishnen, Faculty Fellow
Harvard Business Review | Apr 22, 2019
Swethaa Ballakrishnen recipient of 2019 Canadian Review of Sociology Best Article Award!
Swethaa Ballakrishnan, Faculty Fellow
Ballakrishnan, Swethaa 2018. "Nevertheless they persisted: Gendered frameworks and socialization advantages in Indian professional service firms." Canadian Review of Sociology. 55(3):343-361
US voters appear unmoved by the Mueller report: Professor Adam Ramey of NYU Abu Dhabi says the Mueller report did not reveal anything “substantively new” about the Trump administration
Adam Ramey, Associate Professor of Political Science
CNBC News | Apr 22, 2019
Battle for tech dominance: China has appropriated the US economic playbook. Can the US reclaim it?
Ramesh Jagannathan and Pablo Hernandez-Lagos, Assistant Professor of Economics
The Times of India | Feb 12, 2019
Jobs for the boys? New study shows how career paths can be guided by gender
Ernesto Reuben, Associate Professor of Economics
The National | Nov 24, 2018