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  • Tarek Abdoun, Global Professor of Civil Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tarek.abdoun@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Renselear Polytechnic Institute, NY; MS, Rensselaer Polytecnic Institute, NY

  • Rahma Abdulkadir, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Social Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rahma.abdulkadir@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA Carleton University (Ottawa); MA, PhD University of Texas (Dallas)

    Research Interests: comparative politics, peace and conflict studies

  • Azza Abouzied, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aa175@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc, MSc Dalhousie University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University

    Research Interests: designing intuitive data querying tools

  • 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

  • Ahmed Afzal, Lecturer of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aja11@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Southern Illinois University, Postdoc The Ohio State University

    Research Interests: Host-Pathogen Interactions, Prion Biology, Protein Structure-Function Relationships

  • Hoda Al Khzaimi, Research Assistant Professor, Engineering; Director, Center of Cyber Security Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ha59@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble; PhD, Danm...

    Research Interests: cryptology

  • 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

  • Tarek Al-Ghoussein, Arts Professor of Visual Arts Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ta52@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: photography, self-portraiture

  • Muhamed Osman Al-Khalil, Director of Arabic Studies, Associate Professor of Practice of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: moa2@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Damascus (1993); MA Indana University of Pennsylvania (1998); PhD University of Ar...

    Research Interests: Arabic language computing, Arabic corpora, biography, language policy, and the interplay of the lite...

  • Salem Al-Qassimi, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Design Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: saq2@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc American University of Sharjah; MFA Rhode Island School of Design

    Research Interests: Bilingual Arabic and English Typography and Graphic Design; Investigating the Contemporary Cultural ...

  • 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

  • Diogo Almeida, Program Head of Psychology; Associate Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: diogo@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc (DEA) Cognitive Science (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Ecole Normale Superieure)...

    Research Interests: neurolinguistics, language processing

  • Shady Amin, Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sa132@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara; MA Chemistry, San Diego State University; ...

    Research Interests: marine microbiology molecular biology

  • Awam Amkpa, Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis, Director, Africana Studies Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: aa67@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife); MA Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria); PhD Bristol University

    Research Interests: modernisms in theater, postcolonial theater, Black Atlantic films

  • Samuel Mark Anderson, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sma326@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Washington; MA New York University; PhD University of California Los Angeles

    Research Interests: ethnographer of West African expressive culture and its encounters with religion, politics, and publ...

  • 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

  • Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy and Law Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ka17@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA, PhD, Clare College, Cambridge University

  • Francesco Arneodo, Associate Dean of Science and Associate Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: francesco.arneodo@nyu.edu
    Education: MA University of Torino, PhD University of Rome.

    Research Interests: astrophysics, particle physics

  • Diogo Arsénio, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: dva207@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL); PhD New York University

    Research Interests: partial differential equations, collisional kinetic theory

  • Laure Salma Assaf, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies and Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: laure.assaf@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Paris Nanterre University

    Research Interests: Arabian Peninsula; United Arab Emirates; Youth; Migration; Hierarchies; Social change

  • Maria Baias, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: maria.baias@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD at RWTH-Aachen University, Germany

    Research Interests: Heritage science, scientific research in cultural heritage, art and science

  • Swethaa Ballakrishnen, Faculty Fellow Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: swethaa@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Stanford University (Sociology); LL.M, Harvard Law School; BA, BL (Hons), National Academy of L...

    Research Interests: Gender and Diversity in the Legal Profession, Sociology of Law, Empirical Legal Methods, Transnation...

  • Marzia Balzani, Research Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mb4412@nyu.edu
    Education: BA King’s College, London University; MSt (Master of Studies), DPhil University of Oxford

    Research Interests: ritual and kingship in northern India

  • Nora Barakat, Assistant Professor of History, Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: neb3@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Brandeis University; MA Columbia University; PhD University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: Ottoman Empire, modern Middle East history

  • 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

  • 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

  • Felix Hardmood Beck, Assistant Professor of Practice of Design Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: felix.beck@nyu.edu
    Education: Meisterschüler, University of the Arts Berlin; Diplom, University of the Arts Berlin

    Research Interests: design, user-experience

  • Wendy Bednarz, Program Head, Film and New Media, Assistant Arts Professor of Arts and New Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wb41@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Stephens College MFA Film, New York University;

    Research Interests: filmmaking, photography, documentary

  • Mohamed Lotfi Benabderrahmane, Lecturer of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mlb20@nyu.edu
    Education: BS USTHB, Algiers; MS University of Louis Pasteur; PhD University of Heidelberg

    Research Interests: astroparticle physics

  • Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Professor of Arab Crossroads Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: zbd1@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of California, LA

    Research Interests: interaction between religions in world history, cultural exchanges

  • Elena Beretta, Visiting Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: elena.beretta
    Education: Laurea (MS equivalent) Universita di Milano, Italy, Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale (Habilitation...

  • Palaash Bhargava, Assistant Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: palaash.bhargava@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Economics, Delhi School of Economics

    Research Interests: Economic Growth, Non-standard economic preferences, Labour Economics

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

    Research Interests: incentives, efficiency, equity

  • Milan Bogosavljevic, Associate Lecturer of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: milanb@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc University of Belgrade; PhD California Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: automated optical imaging surveys in astronomy

  • Camilla Boisen, Lecturer of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cb3861@nyu.edu
    Education: BA History, University of Copenhagen; MA History, University of Copenhagen; MsEcon Political Theor...

    Research Interests: intellectual history of empire and political theory

  • Stéphane Boissinot, Professor and Program Head of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sb5272@nyu.edu
    Education: BS and PhD Université Montpellier II

    Research Interests: evolutionary biology

  • Christian Bontemps, Visiting Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: cb4048@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University Paris I Pantheon-La Sorbonne

    Research Interests: econometrics, microeconometrics

  • Sofiane Bouarroudj, Associate Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sofiane.bouarroudj@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Université de Constantine; MS Université de Paris VII (Denis Diderot); PhD Université de Provence...

    Research Interests: representation theory, mathematical physics

  • 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

  • Martin Bowen-Silva, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mb5831@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

    Research Interests: communication and politics in the Atlantic World

  • Gwyneth Bravo, Assistant Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gwyneth.bravo@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD University of California, Los Angeles; MM California State University; BA University of Minn...

    Research Interests: music, war, and politics in 20th century contexts

  • Rachel Brule, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rachel.brule@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Standford University; MSc London School of Economics; MSc Oxford University

    Research Interests: comparative politics; political economy; gender; formal and informal institutions; South Asia

  • Hannah Brückner, Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity, Professor Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hb63@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Research Interests: inequality, health, gender, sexuality

  • John Burt, Associate Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: john.burt@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, MS, University of Windsor, Canada; BS,Cape Breton University, Canada; PGCE, University of Sunde...

    Research Interests: marine biology

  • J. Andrew Bush, Senior Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jab34@nyu.edu
    Education: BA James Madison University; MA, PhD Johns Hopkins University

    Research Interests: Islamic studies, ethics, literature, gender and 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...

  • Jocelyn Bélanger, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jb5786@nyu.edu
    Education: MA and PhD Social Psychology, University Maryland (College Park)

    Research Interests: social cognition, goal-pursuit, belief formation, self-regulation

  • Alide Cagidemetrio, Visiting Professor of Literature Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ac192@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea, Università degli Studi di Venezia (Cà Foscari)

    Research Interests: American literature, British literature

  • Federico Camia, Associate Professor and Program Head of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: fc276@nyu.edu
    Education: BA with honors, Universitá di Bologna, Italy; MS and PhD, New York University;

    Research Interests: statistical physics, probability theory

  • Aysan Celik, Assistant Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: akc256@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, University of California, Los Angeles; Professional Certificate, American Repertory Theater Inst...

    Research Interests: Shakespeare, devised work, documentary theater, comedy, classical texts, dance-theater, cross-gender...

  • Kemal Celik, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kemal.celik@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: construction materials, energy efficiency, sustainable and functional structural materials

  • Mario Chacon, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mario.chacon@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia); MA, PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: comparative political economy in Latin America

  • 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

  • Dawn Chatty, Visiting Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: dc170
    Education: PhD University of California, Los Angeles

    Research Interests: displacement in Syria, resilience of refugee youth

  • Una Chaudhuri, Professor of English, Drama, Environmental Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: uc1@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA University of Delhi; MA, MPhil, PhD Columbia University

  • Dipesh Chaudhury, Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dc151@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc University of London, School of Pharmacy; PhD Open University

    Research Interests: neural circuits, mood disorders, memory loss

  • David Chekroun, Visiting Associate Professor of Law Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: dpc288@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: international business law, law and business, judicial studies

  • Jay Chen, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jay.chen@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, BA, MS University of California (San Diego); PhD New York University

    Research Interests: information and communication technology

  • Qingtao Chen, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: qc217@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Fudan University; PhD UC-Berkeley

    Research Interests: Mathematical Physics, especially Quantum Topology and Global Differential Geometry

  • Olivia Cheung, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: olivia.cheung@nyu.edu
    Education: BSSc Chinese University of Hong Kong; PhD Vanderbilt University

    Research Interests: how the human brain perceives the visual world

  • Nkem Chukwumerije, Associate Instructor of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nkem.chuk@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Fashion Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: multilingual versus monolingual learning and their academic/extracurricular implications

  • Warren Churchill, Lecturer of Music; Coordinator of Musical Performance Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: warren.churchill@nyu.edu
    Education: BM Crane School of Music, SUNY; MA, EdM, EdD Teachers College, Columbia University

    Research Interests: childhood development, disability studies, music therapy, exceptionalities, inclusion, music philoso...

  • 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

  • Kevin Coffey, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kevin.coffey@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, University of Virginia; PhD, University of Michigan

    Research Interests: philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, philosophy of language

  • David Cook-Martin, Professor and Program Head, Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dcm14@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of California, Los Angeles

    Research Interests: migration, race, ethnicity, law, citizenship

  • Scandar Copti, Program Head of Film, Assistant Arts Professor of Film Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sac18@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: filmmaking, documentary, short films

  • Catherine Coray, Associate Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cc19@nyu.edu
    Education: BA State University of New York (Fredonia); MFA City University of New York (Brooklyn)

  • John Coughlin, Program Head for Legal Studies, Global Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies and Law Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: jjc17@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Niagara University; MA Columbia University; ThM Princeton Seminary; JD Harvard University Law Sch...

  • Susan Crawford, Associate Lecturer of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sc5326@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc (Joint Hons) Mathematics and Education Loughborough University, UK; MEd(Admin&Lead) Massey Unive...

    Research Interests: Mathematics Education; Effective Teaching; Student Engagement

  • 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

  • Bernardo D'Auria, Visiting Associate Professor of Math Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: bernardo.dauria@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA Salerno University (Italy); PhD Salerno University (Italy)

    Research Interests: Stochastic Processes, Queueing Theory, Financial Mathematics

  • Mohammed Daqaq, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Program Head of Civil and Mechanical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mfd6@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech (2003); PhD, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech (2006)

    Research Interests: application of nonlinear phenomena to improve the performance of micro-power generation systems, mic...

  • David Darts, Associate Dean of Arts, Program Head of Art and Art History, Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: darts@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of British Columbia

    Research Interests: convergences between society, technology, and contemporary art and design

  • Chetan Dave, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cdave@nyu.edu
    Education: BA (Hons.) McGill University; MA University of British Columbia; PhD University of Pittsburgh

    Research Interests: macroeconomics, econometrics, behavioral and experimental economics

  • Alex Delis, Visiting Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: alex.delis@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Maryland, College Park

    Research Interests: distributed/virtualized data systems, management of big data and software systems

  • 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

  • Claude Desplan, Silver Professor; Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cd38@nyu.edu
    Education: BA École Normale Supérieure, St Cloud (France); PhD Université Paris VII;

    Research Interests: genetics

  • Ali Diabat, Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Diabat@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, North Carolina State University; PhD, Industria...

    Research Interests: optimization and operations, logistics, supply chain management, healthcare management, production p...

  • Ian Dobbs-Dixon, Assistant Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: idd1@nyu.edu
    Education: BS and PhD University of California, Santa Cruz

    Research Interests: planetary interiors, atmospheric dynamics

  • Timothy M. Dore, Associate Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: timothy.dore@nyu.edu
    Education: BSCHEM, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 1990; PhD Stanford University, Chemistry, 1998

    Research Interests: technology to study complex biological systems

  • Kirsten Sadler Edepli, Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity; Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: kirsten.edepli@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Mount Holyoke College (Biology and Anthropology); M Med Sci Harvard Medical School; PhD Harvard U...

    Research Interests: Liver regeneration, epigenetics, ER stress, cancer, fatty liver, zebrafish, mice

  • Mohamad Eid, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mae8@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Ottawa

    Research Interests: haptics, multi-modal human computer interaction, gaming, biofeedback technologies

  • Andrew J. Eisenberg, Assistant Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aje2000@nyu.edu
    Education: BMus New York University; MA, PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: African Studies, Anthropology, Arab Music Studies, Music

  • Soha El Achi, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sea301@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University of Beirut; MA American University of Beirut; PhD Georgetown University

  • Omima El Araby, Assistant Director of Arabic Studies, Lecturer of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: oe7@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Arabic Language and Literature, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; MA Teaching Foreign Languages...

    Research Interests: Arabic language and literature

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

    Research Interests: gender inequality

  • Elham Ali Fakhro, Lecturer of Legal Writing and Research Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: eaf8@nyu.edu
    Education: LLM, Harvard Law School

  • Elham Ali Fakhro, Lecturer of Legal Writing and Research Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: eaf8@nyu.edu
    Education: LLM, Harvard Law School

    Research Interests: legal writing and research, international human rights law

  • Reindert Falkenburg, Vice Provost, Intellectual and Cultural Outreach Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rlf9@nyu.edu
    Education: rlf9@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: visual arts, tensions and crises in late medieval and Renaissance art

  • Djiby Fall, Associate Lecturer of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dfall@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, Universite Gaston Bergere; MS Abdus Salam ICTP; PhD University of South Florida

    Research Interests: Dynamical Systems; Stochastic Control; Actuarial Risk Theory

  • Laila Familiar, Lecturer of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: lailafamiliar@nyu.edu
    Education: MA The American University in Cairo; PhD Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

    Research Interests: Foreign Language Education, Arabic Literacy, Curricular Design, Corpus Linguistics, Teacher Training

  • Yi Fang, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: yf23@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Purdue University

    Research Interests: large-scale visual computing, deep visual learning

  • Shaalan Farouk, Senior Lecturer of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sf144@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Birkbeck College, University of London

  • Jonny Farrow, Lecturer of Visual Arts and Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jf613@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Troy University; MA The City College of New York (CUNY); MFA The School of the Art Institute of C...

    Research Interests: sculpture, hardware hacking, printmaking, sound art

  • 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

  • Sebti Foufou, Visiting Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: sf146@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University Claude Bernard Lyon, France

    Research Interests: geometric modeling for shape representations, image processing for face recognition

  • Daryl Fougnie, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: darylfougnie@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Albion College; PhD Vanderbilt University

    Research Interests: perception, memory

  • Nikolaos Freris, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nf47@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Research Interests: cyberphysical systems, algorithms, wireless sensor networks, big data, signal processing

  • Roger Friedland, Visiting Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rf64@nyu.edu
    Education: BA UC Berkeley; PhD University of Wisconsin

    Research Interests: cultural sociology, religion

  • Nelida Fuccaro, Associate Dean of Humanities, Professor of Middle Eastern History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nf58@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of Durham(UK), Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

    Research Interests: history of the modern Middle East

  • Arzu Celik Fuss, Visiting Associate Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: acf9@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Bogazici University; MSc Bogazici University; PhD University of Cologne

    Research Interests: molecular biology

  • Toral Gajarawala, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: tg38@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: theories of the novel and narrative, postcolonial studies, subaltern studies, the relationship betwe...

  • Alexis Gambis, Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: arg391@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Bard College; PhD The Rockefeller University; MFA NYU Tisch School of the Arts

    Research Interests: Visualization, experimental, evolutionary developmental, film

  • Alberto Gandolfi, Professor of Practice in Mathematics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ag189@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea in Mathematics, Università di Modena; PhD in Mathematics, Delft University of Technology

    Research Interests: statistical mechanics, models for epidemics, bioinformatics, statistics of unobserved species

  • Jonardon Ganeri, Professor of Philosophy, Arts and Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jonardon.ganeri@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Cambridge, DPhil Oxford

    Research Interests: consciousness, self, attention, the epistemology of inquiry, the idea of philosophy as a practice an...

  • Borja García de Soto, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: garcia.de.soto@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc University of California at Berkeley; PhD ETH Zurich

    Research Interests: Construction 4.0, construction automation, artificial intelligence, lean construction, BIM

  • Mireille Garnault, Lecturer of French, Arts and Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: msg2150@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Linguistics; Université de Poitiers, Fr; MA French, New York University

  • Don J Garrett, Silver Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: don.garrett@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Utah; PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: Early Modern European Philosophy

  • Joseph Gelfand, Associate Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jg168@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD and AM Astronomy, Harvard University

    Research Interests: supernovae, stars, pulsar wind nebulae

  • Pradeep George, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Engineering Capstone Design Projects Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pradeep.george@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD, Rutgers University

    Research Interests: computational modeling and optimization

  • Stefanos N. Geroulanos, Assistant Professor, History Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: sg127@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: philosophical, anthropological, and political conceptions of the body and the human in modern Europe

  • Tej-eddine Ghoul, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: teg6@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, University of Paris 6 and (Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussees ) PhD University of Paris 13

    Research Interests: partial differential equations

  • Michael Gilligan, Associate Professor of Politics Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: mg5@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Wisconsin-Madison; MA in Public Affairs Princeton University; PhD Harvard Universit...

    Research Interests: international cooperation, trade policy, human rights, peacekeeping

  • Sanjiv Balkrishna Gokhale, Global Professor of Practice of Civil Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sbg8@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Columbia University

  • 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

  • Gayatri Gopinath, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gayatri.gopinath@nyu.edu

  • 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...

  • Carlos Guedes, Associate Arts Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cag204@nyu.edu
    Education: BM Polytechnic of Porto, School of Music and Performing Arts; MA, PhD New York University

    Research Interests: automatic music generation, interactive music systems

  • Kristin Gunsalus, Associate Professor of Biology, NYU; Director of Bioinformatics and Affiliated Faculty, Science, NYUAD Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kcg1@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Chemistry, Biology, Cornell University; PhD Molecular and developmental genetics, Cornell Univers...

    Research Interests: functional genomics

  • Andras Gyorgy, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ag6378@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: networked dynamical systems

  • Sohmyung Ha, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sohmyung@nyu.edu
    Education: MS in Electrical Engineering, KAIST; MS and PhD in Bioengineering, UC San Diego

    Research Interests: Biomedical circuits and sensors for implantable and wearable applications

  • Nizar Habash, Associate Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nizar.habash@nyu.edu
    Education: BS (Computer Engineering); BA (Linguistics and Languages) Old Dominion University; MS and PhD (Compu...

    Research Interests: machine translation, morphological analysis, syntactic analysis

  • 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

  • Hamidou Tembine, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ht36@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD INRIA and University of Avignon

    Research Interests: evolutionary games, mean-field stochastic games, distributed strategic learning

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

    Research Interests: International Relations Theory; Security Studies; U.S. Foreign and National Security Policy; Middle ...

  • 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

  • Michael Harsch, Assistant Professor of Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mfh7@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Freie Universität Berlin

    Research Interests: international relations; international security; conflict; development; peacekeeping; statebuilding

  • 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

  • Alan Healy, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: alan.healy@nyu.edu
    Education: B.A. (mod) Trinity College Dublin, MSc University of Edinburgh, PhD University of St Andrews

    Research Interests: Chemical biology, natural product synthesis, automated synthesis, drug discovery

  • PJ Henry, Associate Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pj.henry@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Wisconsin; PhD UCLA

    Research Interests: social psychology, prejudice, discrimination, intergroup relations

  • 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

  • Nidal Hilal, Global Professor of Engineering and Director of NYUAD Water Research Center Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nidal.hilal@nyu.edu
    Education: DSc University of Wales, PhD Swansea University

    Research Interests: Desalination; water treatment; membrane technology

  • David Holland, Professor of Mathematics, Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU; Affiliated Faculty and Principal Investigator for the Center for Sea Level Change Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: dmh4@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, McGill University; BA , MSc, BSc , Memorial University

    Research Interests: climate science, sea level

  • Paulo Lemos Horta, Assistant Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: paulo.horta@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of Toronto; MA, Queen’s University; MA, BA, University of British Columbia, Canada.

    Research Interests: world literature

  • Dale Hudson, Associate Teaching Professor of Film and New Media and Curator of Film and New Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dmh2018@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: culture and globalization in film, television, and digital media

  • Youssef Idaghdour, Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: youssef.idaghdour@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc in Biology from Ibn Zohr in Agadir; MSc, University of Leicester; PhD, North Carolina State Un...

    Research Interests: Population and medical genomics, gene-environment interactions

  • 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

  • Nasser Isleem, Senior Lecturer of Arabic Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nasser.isleem@nyu.edu
    Education: teaching Arabic language, use of songs, proverbs, and other cultural expressions

  • Saif Jabari, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sej7@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD University of Minnesota Twin Cities;

    Research Interests: data analysis, theoretical traffic flow modeling

  • Ramesh Jagannathan, Research Professor of Engineering; Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship; Managing Director of StartAD Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rj31@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Clarkson University

    Research Interests: entrepreneurial technology

  • Luciano Jannelli, Adjunct Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: luciano.jannelli@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD in Economics, Columbia University in the City of New York

    Research Interests: Investment Strategy, Asset Allocation, GCC economies

  • Jeffrey Jensen, Assistant Professor of Practice 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 economies

  • Xiao Xiao Jiao, Senior Language Lecturer of East Asian Studies Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: xxj1@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: modern Chinese fiction, Chinese language pedagogy, cultural studies, modern and classical Chinese po...

  • Margaret Julias, Lecturer of Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mj67@nyu.edu
    Education: MS Rutgers University; PhD Rutgers University

  • Sophia Kalantzakos, Global Distinguished Professor, Environmental Studies and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: sk1392@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Yale University; MA Columbia University, PhD University of the Peloponnese

    Research Interests: global environmental governance, resource competition, energy, China’s belt and road initiative, EU ...

  • Mona Kalmouni, Associate Instructor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mk6153@nyu.edu
    Education: M.Sc. McGill University; M.Ed. UCL Institute of Education

    Research Interests: Nanomedicine and Cancer

  • Deborah Kapchan, Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: deborah.kapchan@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of Pennsylvania; MA, Ohio Unviersity, BA New York University

    Research Interests: North Africa, sound, narrative, translation theory, genre theory, ethnography, phenomenology and poe...

  • 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

  • Matthew Karau, Lecturer of Engineering Design Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mkarau@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA,...

    Research Interests: interactive systems

  • 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

  • Sohail Karmani, Senior Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: msk15@nyu.edu
    Education: EdD University of Exeter; MA University of West London

    Research Interests: second language education, applied linguistics, photography

  • Amos Ezra Katz, Lecturer and Technical Manager of the Arts and Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: amos.katz@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Vassar College; MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine; MFA New York University Tisch Sc...

    Research Interests: visual storytelling, photography, cinematography, screenwriting, directing

  • Shakeel Kazmi, Adjunct Professor of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: shk389@nyu.edu
    Education: SJD AND LLM, Environmental Law, Pace University School of Law; LLM, American University Washington C...

    Research Interests: environmental law, climate change law

  • Philip Kennedy, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Comparative Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pfk1@nyu.edu

  • Maya Kesrouany, Assistant Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mk5725@nyu.edu
    Education: BA and MA in English Literature, American University of Beirut; PhD in Comparative Literature, Emory...

    Research Interests: modern Arabic literature and culture

  • Sachin Khapli, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sdk275@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Rice University; BS Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

    Research Interests: nanoscale building blocks and their self-assembly to create materials with novel mechanical and opto...

  • Elias Khoury, Global Distinguished Professor of Modern Arabic Literature Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ek47@nyu.edu

  • Fiona Kidd, Assistant Professor of History and Art and Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: fjk3@nyu.edu
    Education: BA (Hons) University of Melbourne; PhD University of Sydney

    Research Interests: identity, images and the built environment, craft production, pre-Islamic Central Asian visual art

  • Masha Kirasirova, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: masha.kirasirova@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Brown University; M.Phil., PhD New York University

    Research Interests: exchanges between Soviet Eurasia and the Middle East

  • Serdal Kirmizialtin, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: serdal@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Chemistry, Koc University, Turkey PhD Physical Chemistry, University of Texas Austin

    Research Interests: physical chemistry, computational science, soft matter, enzyme actions

  • Khulood Kittaneh, Arabic Language Instructor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kk83@nyu.edu

  • Perri Klass, Professor of Pediatrics Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: pek1@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: medical journalism

  • Martin Klimke, Vice Provost for Academic Policies and Governance, Program Head, Associate Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: klimke@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD University of Heidelberg

    Research Interests: intersections of political and cultural, diplomatic, and transnational history, 20th century US-Euro...

  • Stavros Kolliopoulos, Visiting Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: stavros.kolliopoulos@nyu.edu
    Education: BS University of Patras; MS Dartmouth College; PhD Dartmouth College

    Research Interests: Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Combinatorial Optimization

  • Sarah Fay Krom, Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sfk3@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Carnegie Mellon University; MFA University of California, Santa Cruz

    Research Interests: interactive storytelling, computational cinema and character performance, procedural animation, visu...

  • Taneli Kukkonen, Interim Dean of Arts and Humanities, Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ktk4@nyu.edu
    Education: MTh, MA, and DTh, University of Helsinki

    Research Interests: classical Arabic philosophy, Aristotle, Plato

  • Salila Kulshreshtha, Adjunct Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: salila.kulshreshtha@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Lady Shri Ram College; MA Jawaharlal Nehru University; MPhil Jawaharlal Nehru University; PhD Jaw...

    Research Interests: History of religions in South Asia; Religion in the Indian Ocean World; Museums and Heritage Studies

  • Sunil Kumar, Interim Vice Provost of Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs, Global Network Professor of Engineering, Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sunil.kumar@nyu.edu
    Education: University of California at Berkeley, Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: transport of light and thermal radiation

  • Aikaterini Kyriazidou, 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; machine learning

  • 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...

  • Engui Liu, Senior Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: engui.liu@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, New York University

    Research Interests: cementitious materials, environmental chemistry, materials sensing and characterization

  • Andrea Valerio Macciò, Associate Professor and Program Head of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: maccio@nyu.edu
    Education: MB in Physics, University of Milano; PhD in Astrophysics, University of Milano-Bicocca

    Research Interests: dark energy, dark matter, galaxies, black holes

  • Samer Madanat, Dean of Engineering, NYUAD; Global Network Professor of Engineering, NYU Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: smm17@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: transportation infrastructure management

  • Jill Magi, Assistant Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jill.magi@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, City College of the City University of New York; MFA, Goddard College

    Research Interests: poetry and poetics, experimental literature, handmade books, alternatives to mainstream publishing, ...

  • Mazin Magzoub, Assistant Professor of Practice in Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mm6432@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD in biophysics from Stockholm University

    Research Interests: delivery of antitumor agents and therapeutics for amyloid diseases

  • Sheetal Majithia, Assistant Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sm188@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: theories of modernity, globalization, comparative post-colonial literature, film, feminist, gender a...

  • Abhishek Majumdar, Visiting Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: abhishek.majumdar@nyu.edu
    Education: 2 yr program ( MFA equivalent) London International School of Performing Arts , MBA National Instit...

  • 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, Assistant 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

  • Michail Maniatakos, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mm6446@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, University of Piraeus, Greece; MSc, MPhil, and PhD, Yale University

    Research Interests: computer architecture, design and test, microprocessor reliability, hardware security

  • Matteo Marciano, Assistant Program Head and Assistant Professor of Practice of Music Technology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: matteo.marciano@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Business Administration Bachelor from L.U.M.S.A. University in Rome, MMB Master Degree in Music B...

    Research Interests: record production, sound mixing and engineering, music entertainment industry

  • Nader Masmoudi, Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: nm30@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Ecole Normale supérieure, Paris

  • Silviu Matei, Adjunct Lecturer of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sm7809@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France

    Research Interests: product innovation, design thinking, behavioral change, social marketing

  • Karl Ulrich Mayer, Visiting Professor of Social Science and Public Policy Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: kum3
    Education: PhD University of Constance

    Research Interests: life chances, education, training, labor markets

  • Monica Menendez, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: monica.menendez@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc and PhD, UC Berkeley

    Research Interests: monitoring, modeling, and control of multimodal transportation systems, considering new technologies...

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

    Research Interests: economics of information and uncertainty

  • Salwa Mikdadi, Associate Professor Practice of Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sm5436@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University of Beirut; MA J. F. Kennedy University

    Research Interests: history of modern and contemporary art in the Arab world

  • Arman Mimar, Assistant Professor of Practice of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: am623@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Université Paris 7; PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: arithmetical dynamics, arithmetic geometry, number theory

  • Lauren Minsky, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: len203@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: histories of environment, health, medicine, and material religion in the Indian Ocean world

  • Amir Minsky, Assistant Teaching Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: amir.minsky@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Tel Aviv University; PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: Modern European intellectual history; Germany; history of emotions; Enlightenment political theory

  • Phillip Mitsis, Alexander S. Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture and Civilization Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: pm4@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Williams College; PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Greek and Roman drama, ancient philosophy

  • Vasilis W. Molos, Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: vwm202@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Toronto; MA York University; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Greek history

  • Pedro Monaville , Assistant Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pm1070@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Université de Liège; MA European University Institute; PhD University of Michigan

    Research Interests: modern Africa, decolonization, political imagination, youth movements, higher education, state viole...

  • 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

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

    Research Interests: Developmental Economics

  • Jaime Lyn Napier, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jaime.napier@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc University of Texas at Austin; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Gender; Inequality; Heteronormativity

  • Panče Naumov, Associate Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pance.naumov@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Tokyo Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: materials science

  • Ken Nielsen, Associate Director of the Writing Program, Director of the Writing Center Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kn38@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Copenhagen; MA University of Copenhagen; PhD The Graduate Center, City University o...

    Research Interests: cultural construction and representation of the US and Scandinavia in intercultural performance

  • 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

  • Bakiza Noutsi, Lecturer of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bkn2@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD KAUST

    Research Interests: Cellular plasticity,Biophysical properties of cells,Stem cell engineering and organoid technologies

  • 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, Assistant 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

  • 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: sociopolitical and economic processes

  • Philip Panicker, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Engineering Academic Laboratories Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pkp3@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD, University of Texas, Arlington

    Research Interests: waste-to-energy conversion, experimental gas dynamics, supersonic and hypersonic aerodynamics, exper...

  • Francesco Paparella, Associate Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: francesco.paparella@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea in Fisica - Università di Torino; PhD Geophysics - Università di Genova

    Research Interests: geophysical fluids, Earth-systems processes

  • Robert Parthesius, Associate Professor Heritage Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rp1768@nyu.edu
    Education: MA University of Amsterdam; PhD University of Amsterdam

    Research Interests: Heritage Studies , Maritime Archaeology

  • Cyrus R.K. Patell, Global Network Professor of Literature, NYUAD; Professor of English, NYU Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cp1@nyu.edu
    Education: AB, AM, PhD in English and American Literature and Language, Harvard University

    Research Interests: theory and practice of cosmopolitanism, US novel from 1850 to the present, Global Shakespeare, liter...

  • Sarah Paul, Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: skp5@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Carleton College; PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: philosophy of action, philosophy of mind

  • 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

  • Piergiorgio Percipalle, Associate Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pp69@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, Molecular Genetics, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy; PhD, Molecular G...

    Research Interests: molecular genetics, cell biology

  • Sandra Peters, Assistant Arts Professor of Arts Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sp159@nyu.edu
    Education: BA ("Vordiplom") Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden; MA ("Diplom“) Hochschule für Bildende Künst...

    Research Interests: art in architecture, sculpture, installation, moving images, performance

  • Erin Pettigrew, Assistant Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: erin.pettigrew@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Hollins University; MA University of California Los Angeles; PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: 19th and 20th century West Africa, histories of Islam, race, and healing

  • Nathalie Peutz, Program Head of Arab Crossroads, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: npeutz@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Pennsylvania; PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: forced migration, displacement and immobility, Arab and Indian Ocean world heritage

  • Fabio Piano, Provost Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: fabio.piano@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: genomics, genetics, evolution of early C. elegans development

  • 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

  • Maurice Pomerantz, Associate Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mp147@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, PhD University of Chicago

    Research Interests: Arabic literature

  • Christina Pöpper, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cp105@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: information and communication security

  • Laila Prager, Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: lp75@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: upsurge of heritage activities in the Gulf region, such as museums, parks, festivals, and sports

  • Craig Protzel, Assistant Professor of Interactive Media, Program Head of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: craig.protzel@nyu.edu
    Education: BA in Human Biology, Stanford University; MA NYU Interactive Telecommunications

    Research Interests: data, web, stories, video, education

  • Goffredo Puccetti, Assistant Professor of Practice of Visual Arts Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: goffredo.puccetti@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea cum Laude in Italian Literature and Art History from the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'; Gr...

    Research Interests: corporate identity, branding, visual communications

  • Mohammad Qasaimeh, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: maq4@nyu.edu
    Education: MASc, Concordia University; PhD, McGill University

    Research Interests: microfluidic and MEMS devices for biomedical applications, point of care diagnostics

  • Matthew Quayle, Program Head, Assistant Arts Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mq229@nyu.edu
    Education: BM Oberlin Conservatory; MM University of Cincinnati; PhD New York University (GSAS)

    Research Interests: music theory

  • Wael M. Rabeh, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wael.rabeh@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Damascus University; PhD University of Oklahoma

    Research Interests: enzymology, protein structures

  • Gabriel Rabin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gabriel.oak.rabin@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Columbia University; PhD University of California Los Angeles

    Research Interests: philosophy of mind, metaphysics

  • Talal Rahwan, Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: talal.rahwan@nyu.edu
    Education: BEng University of Aleppo; PhD Southampton University

    Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence; Multi-Agent Systems; Cooperative Game Theory; Computational Social Science

  • 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

  • Mahmoud Rasras, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mr5098@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Catholic University of Leuven

    Research Interests: photonic components for next-generation optical and microwave photonic networks

  • Saurabh Ray, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sr194@nyu.edu
    Education: BTech Institute of Technology Guwahati; MCS, PhD Universität des Saarlandes

    Research Interests: Algorithms, computational geometry, artificial intelligence, machine learning

  • 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

  • Mallory S.E. Roberts, Assistant Professor of Practice of Physics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: msr14@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Sonoma State University; MS, PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: galaxy gamma-rays

  • Philip Rodenbough, Lecturer of Scientific Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: philip.rodenbough@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, BS, University of Washington; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University

    Research Interests: global science education

  • 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

  • Rony Rogoff, Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rr1244@nyu.edu

  • Ronald Rogowski, Visiting Global Distinguished Professor of Political Science Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: rr145@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Nebraska; PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: commerce, consumer-producer power, electoral systems

  • Nadine Roth, Assistant Teaching Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nadine.roth@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Regina; MA University of Calgary; PhD University of Toronto

    Research Interests: pre- and post-war Europe

  • David Russell, Assistant Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dr124@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc, MSc, University of Hertfordshire; PhD, University of Southampton

    Research Interests: black holes, neutron stars

  • 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

  • Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, Associate Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ksa3@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, MA, San Francisco State University (Advisor: Prof. Gregory A. Antipa); PhD, Northwestern Univers...

  • Hisham Ahmad Sati, Associate Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hsati@nyu.edu
    Education: BS American University of Beirut; PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Research Interests: geometric aspects of physical theories, Theory of Everything

  • Jim Savio, Lecturer, Writing Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jim.savio@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA City College of New York

    Research Interests: fiction, essay, and poetry writing

  • David Scicchitano, Professor of Biology, Dean of Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: david.scicchitano@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD in physiology from the Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey College of Medicine; BA ...

    Research Interests: molecular biology, genomic maintenance mechanics

  • Joanna Settle, Associate Arts Professor of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: js10084@nyu.edu

  • John Sexton, President Emeritus of the University Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: js1@nyu.edu

  • Khaled Shahin, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Engineering Assessment Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kos3@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD in Civil Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

    Research Interests: computational structural mechanics, fatigue and fracture mechanics of adhesively bonded joints, mech...

  • Jonathan Shannon, Visiting Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jhs7@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Stanford University; PhD CUNY

    Research Interests: Arab world; Mediterranean; Music; Arts; Aesthetics; Migration; Food

  • Surabhi Sharma, Assistant Professor of Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ss12622@nyu.edu
    Education: BA St. Xaviers College, Mumbai; Film Direction at the Film and Television Institute of India

    Research Interests: Music, Migration in Cities, Labour and Globalisation, Gender and Health,

  • Dennis Shasha, Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: des1@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: algorithms, computational biology, data-intensive systems, networks, puzzles

  • Aaron Sherwood, Visiting Lecturer Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: sherwood@nyu.edu
    Education: Master's in Interactive Telecommunications, New York University (2014); BFA Jazz and Contemporary Mu...

    Research Interests: cause and effect represented as light and sound in art, interaction as a medium for artistic expres...

  • Michael Shiloh, Associate Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ms10632@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: participatory installations, machine art, conceptual furniture

  • George Shubeita, Assistant Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: george.shubeita@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Birzeit University, PhD The University of Lausanne

  • Anisa Shyti, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: as9193@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD in Management Sciences, HEC Paris, France; MSc (cum Laude) in Business Administration, Bocconi U...

    Research Interests: business decision-making, financial data

  • Charles Siebert, Professor of Practice of Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cs4635@nyu.edu

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

  • Matthew Silverstein, Program Head, Associate Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: matthew.silverstein@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, Amherst College; BPhil, University of Oxford; PhD, University of Michigan

    Research Interests: foundations of ethics, normative ethics, the philosophy of action, political philosophy, early moder...

  • Ozgur Sinanoglu, Associate Dean of Engineering; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ozgursin@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD, The University of California San Diego

    Research Interests: design-for-test, design-for-security, design for trust for VLSI circuits

  • Leopold Soegner, Visiting Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ls4794@nyu.edu
    Education: Mag. and PhD WU Vienna

    Research Interests: stochastic volatility models, co-integration, asset pricing

  • Werner Sollors, Global Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wms2@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Phil, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)

  • Kyril Solntsev, Visiting Associate Lecturer of Chemistry Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: solntsev@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, PhD Moscow Lomonosov State University

    Research Interests: photochemistry, spectroscopy, chemical kinetics, fluorescent probes, function and design of fluoresc...

  • Yong Rafael Song, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ys50@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD, RWTH Aachen University of Technology, Germany

    Research Interests: design and manufacturing of MEMS devices, fluid mechanics, micro/nanofabrication

  • Vassos Soteriou, Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: vs86@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Rice University, MA Princeton University, PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: Computer Architecture, Interconnection Networks, High-Performance Computing, On-Chip Networks, Multi...

  • Ilya Spitkovsky, Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ims2@nyu.edu
    Education: MS University of Odessa, Ukraine; Candidate of Sciences (PhD equivalent) University of Belorussia; D...

    Research Interests: analysis, operator and matrix theory

  • Kartik Sreenivasan, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kks4@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Yale University; PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: short-term memory, working memory

  • Robert P Stam, Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: robert.stam@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, Indiana; PhD, California (Berkeley); Studied at Oxford, the Sorbonne, and Paris VIII (Vincennes)

  • Peter Stamatov, Associate Professor of Sociology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: peter.stamatov@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD UCLA

    Research Interests: sociology of global and transnational processes, comparative historical sociology, sociology of cult...

  • Justin Stearns, Associate Professor in Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jks8@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Dartmouth College; PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: intersection of law, science, and theology in the pre-modern Muslim Middle East

  • Gregor Stemmrich, Professor of Art and Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gs148@nyu.edu
    Education: Staatsexamen (degree for teaching art); PhD Ruhr-Universität Bochum; Postdoctoral lecture qualificat...

    Research Interests: new technologies in contemporary art (film and video), media theory, history of exhibitions and art ...

  • Catharine Stimpson, Professor of English and Dean Emerita Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: crs6@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: women and gender, feminist criticism

  • Corinne Stokes, Lecturer of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: corinne.stokes@nyu.edu
    Education: MA in Arabic Studies and PhD in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures from the University of Texas a...

    Research Interests: sung languages, ethnomusicology and urban music, sociolinguistics of performance, stylization and di...

  • 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

  • Mark Swislocki, Associate Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ms6027@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Reed College; MA, PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: history of China

  • Miguel Syjuco, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mas484@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Ateneo de Manila University; MFA Columbia University; PhD University of Adelaide

  • Denise-Marie Teece, Assistant Professor of Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dmt230@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD New York University

    Research Interests: art and architecture in the Islamic world

  • Jeremy Teo, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jeremy.teo@nyu.edu
    Education: MEng and PhD, National University of Singapore

    Research Interests: immune-mechanobiology, biomaterials, cytoskeleton, bioartificial organs

  • Hulda Thorisdottir, Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ht307@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Ideology; voting behavior; turnout;

  • Tuomo Tiisala, Visiting Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tuomo.tiisala@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Chicago

    Research Interests: Social and political philosophy, 19th and 20th-century European philosophy, normativity

  • Andrew Wilson Tillotson, Associate Lecturer of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: andy.tillotson@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Vanderbilt University; PhD University of Maryland

    Research Interests: physics education research, instructional strategies

  • Jeffrey F. Timmons, Associate Professor of Political Science 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

  • John Torreano, Clinical Professor of Studio Art Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: jt2@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Cranbrook Academy of Art; MFA Ohio State University

  • Godfried Toussaint, Professor and Program Head of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gt42@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Tulsa University; MASc University of British Columbia; PhD University of British Columbia

    Research Interests: algorithms, computational geometry, artificial intelligence, machine learning, music information ret...

  • Ali Trabolsi, Associate Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ali.trabolsi@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Lebanese University; MS, PhD University of Strasbourg

  • Athanasios Triantafyllou, Professor of Civil Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: thanasis.triantafillou@nyu.edu
    Education: Diploma University of Patras; MSc , PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: Advanced Structural Materials; Innovative Retrofitting of Structures

  • Tomi Tsunoda, Program Head, Assistant Professor of Practice of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tomi.tsunoda@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Drama, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

    Research Interests: directing, devising, new work development, live composition, design, music composition, facilitation...

  • Anthony Tzes, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Program Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: anthony.tzes@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, PhD The Ohio State University

    Research Interests: unmanned aerial vehicles, surgical robots, mechatronics, control engineering

  • Deepak Unnikrishnan, Lecturer, Writing Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: du258@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Fairleigh Dickinson University; MA Fairleigh Dickinson University; MFA School of the Art Institut...

  • Cristina Vatulescu, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Russian and Slavic Studies Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cristina.vatulescu@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Harvard; BA Harvard;

    Research Interests: comparative literature

  • Robert Volcic, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rv50@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc, MSc Università degli Studi di Trieste; PhD Utrecht University

    Research Interests: neuroscience, cognitive systems

  • Antje Von Suchodoletz, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: avs5@nyu.edu
    Education: Diploma, PhD (Psychology) University of Konstanz; Certificate of Advanced Studies in Child and Youth...

    Research Interests: child development

  • Alexander Voronov, Visiting Professor of Math Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: av99@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Moscow State University; PhD Moscow State University

    Research Interests: Mathematical Physics; Topology; Algebraic Geometry

  • 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.

  • Bryan Waterman, Associate Professor of Literature, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Development Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: bryan.waterman@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Boston University

    Research Interests: American literary history

  • Theodore Waters, Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: theo.waters@nyu.edu
    Education: Honours BSc University of Toronto; MA Emory University; PhD Emory University

    Research Interests: early development, cognition

  • Niobe Way, Professor of Applied Psychology Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: niobe.way@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of California, Berkeley; EdD Harvard University

    Research Interests: social and emotional development of adolescents

  • Shuang Wen, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sw141@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Georgetown University

    Research Interests: Chinese-Arab interactions; Global history

  • Jamie Whelan, Assistant Lecturer of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jamie.whelan@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: materials science, petroleomics, teaching

  • Deborah Williams, Clinical Associate Professor at the Liberal Studies Program in New York Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: dlw7@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, MA, New York University; BA, Wheaton College

    Research Interests: 20th century American fiction, children's literature, feminist literary history

  • 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

  • Marion Wrenn, Director of the Writing Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mw299@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD New York University

    Research Interests: journalism history, study of popular culture

  • David Wrisley, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: djw12@nyu.edu
    Education: AB University of Chicago; MA/PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: late medieval court culture, Mediterranean studies, multilingual corpora analysis, spatial humanitie...

  • Mahnaz Yousefzadeh, Clinical Professor of Humanities Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: my16@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD State University of New York, Binghamton

    Research Interests: 19th century Italy, aesthetics and politics of the modern, and early modern Mediterranean

  • Yasir Zaki, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: yz48@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc University of Bremen; PhD University of Bremen

    Research Interests: communication networks, wireless networks, cellular communication, congestion control protocols

  • Shamoon Zamir, Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sz42@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, University of London; MA, Institute of United States and Latin American Studies, London; PhD, Un...

    Research Interests: literature, photography, intellectual history

  • Ingyin Zaw, Associate Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ingyin.zaw@nyu.edu
    Education: AB, AM, and PhD in physics from Harvard University

    Research Interests: particle physics, astronomy

  • William Zimmerle, Visiting Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: wgz1@nyu.edu
    Education: MDiv. Harvard University; PhD University of Pennsylvania; PgCert. University of Edinburgh School of ...

    Research Interests: Anthropology, Writing, and Ethnography; Arabian Archaeology; Museum Studies; Religion and Ritual; Se...

  • Edward Ziter, Associate Professor of Drama Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ebz1@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Brown University, PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

    Research Interests: 19th century British theater, contemporary Arab theater

  • Marina G Zurkow, Teacher Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: mz46@nyu.edu

  • Jack B. Du, Assistant Instructor of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jackbdu@nyu.edu
    Education: BA New York University Shanghai

    Research Interests: robot art, photography

  • Matthew van Essen, Visiting Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: mve1@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Arizona

    Research Interests: public economies, bargaining, game theory

  • Jacob van den Berg, Visiting Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: jvd8@nyu.edu
    Education: BA and MA Utrecht University; PhD Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

    Research Interests: Probability; Random spatial processes; Percolation theory

  • 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