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.
Swethaa Ballakrishnen wins JPO Best Paper Award on her article, 'She Gets The Job Done': Entrenched Gender Meanings and New Returns to Essentialism in India’s Elite Professional Firms.
John O'Brien's Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys awarded the Distinguished Book Awards by the Religion Section of the American Sociological Association.
How can social scientists use field research evidence to influence policy changes and how do they interact with policy makers? Representatives of political parties, members of parliament, donors like IRI, and other stakeholders weigh in on these vital questions at the August 2017 EGAP
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.