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  • Wifag Adnan, Assistant Professor Economics, Social Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wa22@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Duke University (magna cum laude with distinction); PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: labor markets, job search, unemployment, wage differentials, female labor force, education

  • May Al-Dabbagh, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: md166@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Harvard University; PhD University of Oxford

    Research Interests: gender, globalization in the Middle East

  • Robert Allen, Global Distinguished Professor of Economic History, Social Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ra108@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota; MA Harvard University; PhD Harvard University

    Research Interests: global economic growth

  • Elisabeth Anderson, Assistant Professor of Sociology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aea4@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Northwestern University (2013)

    Research Interests: historical and comparative sociology, political sociology, social theory

  • Goksu Aslan, Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: goksu.aslan@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Istanbul University; MSc Yildiz Technical University; PhD University of Messina

    Research Interests: Economic growth; Income inequality; Financial inclusion; Gender inequality; Sustainable Development ...

  • Andrzej Baranski, Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: a.baranski@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Universidad de Costa Rica; MA and PhD The Ohio State University

  • Joan Barceló, Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: joan.barcelo@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Universitat de Barcelona; MSc Universitat Pompeu Fabra; MA New York University; PhD Washington Un...

    Research Interests: Conflict, terrorism, political behavior

  • Muhammet Ali Bas, Associate Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mab43@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Rochester

    Research Interests: international relations, formal modeling, political methodology

  • David Blakeslee, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dsb12@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Columbia University

    Research Interests: political economy of development

  • Olivier Bochet, Program Head, Economics; Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ob16@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Brown University

    Research Interests: incentives, efficiency, equity

  • Bernardo Bortolotti , Visiting Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: bernardo.bortolotti@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Bologna University, PhD UCL Louvain

    Research Interests: corporate finance, corporate governance, sovereign wealth funds, long-term finance

  • François Bourguignon, Global Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: fb54@nyu.edu
    Education: Statistician, Ecole nationale de la statistique et de l'administration économique, 1965-1968. DEA, M...

    Research Interests: development economics

  • Hannah Brückner, Program Head, Social Research and Public Policy; Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hb63@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Research Interests: inequality, health, gender, sexuality

  • 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...

  • Kanchan Chandra, Professor of Politics Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: kc76@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Harvard

    Research Interests: ethnicity, democracy, violence, patronage, party politics

  • Jonathan Chapman, Assistant Professor of Economic History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jchapman@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD California Institute of Technology; PG Diploma City University, London; MA University of Cambrid...

    Research Interests: economic history, political economy, behavioral economics

  • Alessandro Citanna, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ac6609@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Bocconi University; MA Bocconi University; PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: economic theory, quantitative methods, financial economics, macroeconomics

  • Hervé Crès, Dean of Social Sciences, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hc59@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: general equilibrium theory, social choice theory, formal political theory

  • Georgi Derluguian, Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gd44@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Moscow State University; PhD State University of New York (Binghamton)

    Research Interests: revolutions, social change, ethnography

  • Paula England, Silver Professor of Sociology Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: pe22@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: Gender inequality; Families; Sexualities

  • Giovanni Federico, Professor of Economic History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: giovanni.federico@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea University of Pisa; PhD Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa)

    Research Interests: Trade and globalization; agriculture; long-term population growth

  • Torsten Figueiredo Walter, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: t.f.walter@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Bonn University; MRes London School of Economics; PhD London School of Economics

    Research Interests: Development Economics

  • Thomas Fletcher, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tf51@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Modern History, Hertford College, Oxford University

    Research Interests: diplomacy, international relations

  • Nancy W. Gleason, Director, Hilary Ballon Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: NancyGleason@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, George Washington University; MSc London School of Economics; MA The Fletcher School, Tufts Univ...

    Research Interests: Industry 4.0, the Future of Work, Higher Education Learning, Pedagogy for the Fourth Industrial Revo...

  • 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

  • Leigh Llewellyn Graham, Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: lg1239@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Georgetown University; EdM Columbia University, Teachers College; PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: International and Comparative Education; Sports & Society, Women's Global Health; Cyborg Studies; Ar...

  • Christian Haefke, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ch109@nyu.edu
    Education: Mag.rer.soc.oec, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Diploma, Institute for ...

    Research Interests: labor markets, applied econometrics

  • Johanna Haefke-Schoenthaler, Adjunct Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jhs15@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

    Research Interests: teaching methods and quality assessment in the fields of accounting, controlling, business, higher e...

  • John Ham, Professor of Economics, NYU and Abu Dhabi; Global Network Professor of Economics, NYU Wagner School of Public Service Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jch18@nyu.edu
    Education: BA from the University of Toronto; PhD Princeton University;

    Research Interests: applied microeconomics, labor, health, experimental economics

  • Eric Hamilton, Lecturer of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: eric.hamilton@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Georgetown University; PhD University of Southern California

    Research Interests: International Relations Theory; Security Studies; US Foreign and National Security Policy; Middle Ea...

  • Morgan Hardy, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: morgan.hardy@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Columbia University; PhD Brown University

    Research Interests: development economics, firms, labor markets, social networks

  • Jonathan Andrew Harris, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jah26@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD in Government, Harvard University

    Research Interests: institutions and political behavior in Africa

  • 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

  • Pablo Hernandez-Lagos, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: phl2@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Universidad de Chile; MS Universidad de Chile; MS, PhD University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: leadership, social welfare

  • Jean M Imbs, Global Network Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jmi5@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD New York University

    Research Interests: International Economics, Macroeconomics, Development

  • Onoso Imoagene, Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: oii1@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Sociology University of Ibadan, Nigeria; MPhil Modern Society and Global Transformations Univers...

    Research Interests: International Migration, Race and Ethnicity

  • Jeffrey Jensen, Lecturer of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jeffrey.jensen@nyu.edu
    Education: BS University of Florida; MA, PhD New York University

    Research Interests: comparative political economy

  • Raša Karapandža, Visiting Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: karapandza@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc in Astophysics; PhD Economics, Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona

    Research Interests: investments, empirical asset pricing, portfolio management

  • Daniel Karell, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: daniel.karell@nyu.edu
    Education: AB Harvard University; PhD University of Washington

    Research Interests: radicalism, insurgent movements, labor migration

  • Aaron Kaufman, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aaronkaufman@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of California, Berkeley; AM Harvard University; PhD Harvard University

    Research Interests: Computational Social Science; Data Science; American Politics

  • Saba Karim Khan, Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email:
    Education: MPhil, University of Oxford

    Research Interests: Social movements, politics and Islam in the global South; Transnational feminism; Immigration and id...

  • Edgar Kiser, Visiting Professor of Sociology Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ek127@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; PhD University of Arizona

    Research Interests: Social Theory; Comparative Historical Sociology; Political Sociology

  • Sabino Kornrich, Visiting Associate Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: sk8433@nyu.edu
    Education: BA UNC-Chapel Hill; MA University of Washington; PhD University of Washington

    Research Interests: Family; Inequality; Gender

  • Aikaterini Kyriazidou, Visiting Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ak7482@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Athens; MA Northwestern University; PhD Northwestern University

    Research Interests: econometrics; applied economics; big data

  • Marouane Laouina, Associate Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: m.laouina@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Columbia University

    Research Interests: Transitional Justice; Political Violence; Memory of Loss; Political Transition; Morocco

  • Kangsan Lee, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kl76@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Northwestern University

    Research Interests: economic sociology, organizations, sociology of culture, entrepreneurship, social networks, creative...

  • Kinga Makovi, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: km2537@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: popular mobilization for the abolition of the British slave trade

  • Samreen Malik, Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: samreen.malik@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Cornell University; PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: international finance, open economy macroeconomics

  • Maximilian Mihm, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mm5826@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: economics of information and uncertainty

  • Rebecca Morton, Professor of Politics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rebecca.morton@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, MPA Louisiana State University; PhD Tulane University

    Research Interests: voting processes, experimental methods

  • Jyothi Nair, Associate Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jyothi.nair@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Asian University for Women

    Research Interests: Development Economics, Theoretical and Applied Statistics

  • Saba Najeeb, Assistant Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: saba.najeeb@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, New York University

    Research Interests: Developmental Economics

  • Nikos Nikiforakis, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nikos.nikiforakis@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: behavioral and public economics

  • Abdul Noury, Associate Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: abdul.noury@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA, and PhD summa cum laude Université Libre de Bruxelles

    Research Interests: European Union ideology, nationality, and party systems

  • Yaw Nyarko, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: yn1@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Ghana; MA and PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: human capital, economic growth

  • John O’Brien, Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jho3@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Brown University; PhD UCLA

    Research Interests: culture, religion, social identity

  • Kevin O'Rourke, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kevin.orourke@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Trinity College Dublin; PhD Harvard University

    Research Interests: Economic history; international trade; history of globalization

  • Ömer Faruk Örsün, Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: omerorsun@nyu.edu
    Education: MA University of Essex; PhD Koç University; Postdoc Harvard University

    Research Interests: International Security; Machine Learning

  • Zeynep Ozgen, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: zo2@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Bogazici University; PhD University of California, Los Angeles

    Research Interests: political sociology, social movements, culture

  • Christopher Paik, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cp92@nyu.edu
    Education: BCom University of British Columbia; MA University of Toronto; PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: International politics, political geography, comparative political economy, economic history

  • Giuliana Pardelli, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: giuliana.pardelli@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Universidade de São Paulo; MA Paris School of Economics; MA Hertie School of Governance; PhD Prin...

    Research Interests: Political Economy; Latin American Politics; Ethnic Politics and Redistribution

  • Leonid Peisakhin, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: leonid.peisakhin@nyu.edu
    Education: A.B. Harvard University; M.Phil. University of Oxford; Ph.D. Yale University

    Research Interests: comparative politics; political economy; political identities; historical legacies; post-conflict re...

  • Heitor Pellegrina, Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hp41@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Brown University

    Research Interests: agricultural trade, food security, economic geography

  • Melina Platas, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mrp335@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Political Science, Stanford University; BA in Human Biology, Stanford University

    Research Interests: comparative political and human development in sub-Saharan Africa

  • Adam Ramey, Associate Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: adam.ramey@nyu.edu
    Education: BA George Washington University; MA, PhD University of Rochester

    Research Interests: American politics, legislative institutions, political methodology

  • Malte Reichelt, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mr4827@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; MA University of Mannheim; BA University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

    Research Interests: labor markets, occupations, migration, gender, inequality

  • Michael Reiter, Visiting Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: mr4559@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Munich

    Research Interests: Computational macroeconomics

  • Ernesto Reuben, Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ereuben@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Maryland; MPhil Tinbergen Institute; PhD University of Amsterdam

    Research Interests: social norms and behavior, interest politics, stereotypes in hiring

  • Alicja K. Reuben, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: alicja.reuben@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Georgetown University; MPhil Columbia University; PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: experimental economics, gender, whistleblowing

  • Blaine Robbins, Assistant Professor of Sociology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bgr3@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Pacific Lutheran University; PhD University of Washington

    Research Interests: group processes, political sociology, social networks, social psychology, experiments

  • Robert Kubinec, Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rmk7@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Wheaton College; MA George Washington University; PhD University of Virginia

    Research Interests: Middle East Political Economy; Online Sampling Techniques; Computational Bayesian Statistics

  • Jonathan Rogers, Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jdr7@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Dickinson College; MA University of Notre Dame; MS, PhD Florida State University

  • Rahul Sagar, Global Network Associate Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rahul.sagar@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: political theory, political ethics, public policy

  • Gilles Saint-Paul, Global Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: gsp2@nyu.edu
    Education: Dipl.-Ing., Ecole Polytechnique; Dipl.-Ing. École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées; PhD Massachusett...

    Research Interests: economic growth, income distribution, political economy, labor markets, unemployment, fiscal policy

  • Lucas Siga, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: lucas.siga@nyu.edu

  • Alissa Strunk, Associate Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ams55@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Candidate Indiana University; MA Indiana University; BA University of Oregon

    Research Interests: Social Movements; Contentious Politics; Youth Movements; MENA Politics

  • Regien Sumo, Adjunct Lecturer of Social Sciences Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rs6321@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

    Research Interests: Innovation in inter-organizational relationships

  • Jeffrey F. Timmons, Program Head, Political Science; Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jft3@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc in Economic History, London School of Economics, PhD in Political Science, University of Califor...

    Research Interests: public finance, corporate lobbying, economic development, labor markets, inequality

  • Rana Tomaira, Lecturer Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: rvt2@nyu.edu
    Education: University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D). University of California at Berkeley (Master). Universi...

    Research Interests: development and public policy, comparative development practices, development

  • Etienne Wasmer, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ew1555@nyu.edu
    Education: Ecole Polytechnique (BSc), Département et Laboratoire d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée (DELTA) (MA)...

    Research Interests: Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Search Theory, Urban Economics.

  • John Wooders, Global Network Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jw4725@nyu.edu
    Education: BS University of Toronto; PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: game theory, economic behavior

  • 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

  • Melanie Meng Xue, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: melanie.xue@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Fudan University; MA Claremont McKenna College; PhD George Mason University

    Research Interests: Economic History; Political Economy

  • Peter Cornelis van der Windt, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: petervanderwindt@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Columbia University; MPhil(cum laude) Tilburg University

    Research Interests: politial economy of development in conflict-prone areas of Africa