Field Research in Congo

Congo is plagued by conflict and corruption, leaving some public services in dire condition, particularly health and education. Assistant professor Peter van der Windt is leading a huge data collection project to address the issues. 

Policy Influencers

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers are helping to inform policy and improve lives in developing African nations such as Congo, Ghana, and Uganda.

Fieldwork is Essential

NYU Abu Dhabi's unique location in the Middle East makes it an ideal headquarters for social scientists conducting field research in dozens of countries to better understand complex global societies, past and present.

Strategic Research For Global Challenges

The breadth of research in the social sciences at NYU Abu Dhabi uses data to help historians, economists, NGOs, and governments better understand human behavior — and improve people’s lives.