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  • Tarek Abdoun, Program Head of Civil and Urban Engineering; Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tarek.abdoun@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York

  • Azza Abouzied, Associate Professor of Computer Science; Global Network Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Azza@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc, MSc Dalhousie University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University

    Research Interests: Designing Intuitive Data Querying Tools

  • Wifag Adnan, Assistant Professor of Economics 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; Employment; 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, Computer Engineering; Director, Center of Cyber Security Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ha59@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU)

    Research Interests: Cryptology

  • Manal Mohamed Al Marzooqi, Lecturer of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: manal.almarzooqi@nyu.edu
    Education: BA (Arabic Literature) College of Arabic and Islamic Studies; MA (Arabic Linguistics and Syntax) Col...

    Research Interests: Arabic Language, Classical Arabic, Linguistics, Syntax, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics.

  • Shaikha Rashid Al Mazrou, Assistant Arts Professor of Visual Arts Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: shaikha.almazrou@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Chelsea University of the Arts London

    Research Interests: Sculpture, Installation, Mixed Media, Materiality

  • May Al-Dabbagh, Associate 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, Gulf, Migration, Organizations, Geopolitics of Knowledge Production, Global S...

  • Muhamed Osman Al-Khalil, Professor of Practice of Arabic Language Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: muhamed.alkhalil@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Damascus (1993); MA Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1998); PhD University of A...

    Research Interests: Arabic language computing, Arabic corpora, literary biography, literary archives, language policy, a...

  • Ghazi Faisal Al-Mulaifi, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ghazi@nyu.edu
    Education: BA SUNY-Purchase College; MA New York University; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Kuwaiti pearl-diving music; Global jazz; Music and sea trade in Indian Ocean; Aesthetics; Philosophy

  • Mohamed Al-Sayegh, Research Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ma3803@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Valparaiso University; MSc University of Leicester; PhD University of London

    Research Interests: Stem Cell Biology; Differentiation; Adipose Tissue Development; Next-Generation Sequencing

  • Rana Khalid AlMutawa, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rana.almutawa@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Oxford; MIA Columbia University

    Research Interests: UAE; GCC; Belonging; Urbanity; Community; Social Distinction

  • Bedoor AlShebli, Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bedoor@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc in Computer Science from Kuwait University, Msc in Computer Science from University of Illinois ...

    Research Interests: Computational social science; Data science; Big data; Science of science

  • Khulood Alawadi, Lecturer of Engineering Design Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: khulood.alawadi@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc Imperial College London, MA Royal College of Art

    Research Interests: Human-centered design; ethnographic design research; women in design; forecasting for design futures...

  • Tuka Waddah Alhanai, Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tuka.alhanai@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: Computer-Human Intelligence

  • Karim Ali, Associate Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: karim.ali@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc The American University in Cairo; MMath University of Waterloo; PhD University of Waterloo

    Research Interests: Programming languages; static analysis; security; compilers

  • Robert Allen, Global Distinguished Professor of Economic History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bob.allen@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Carleton College, MA and PhD Harvard Univesity

    Research Interests: Economic History, Technological Change, Public Policy

  • Diogo Almeida, Associate Professor of Psychology; Global Network 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

  • Ahmed Eid Khamis Thani Almheiri, Assistant Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: almheiri@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc University of Toronto; MSc & PhD University of California Santa Barbara

    Research Interests: Quantum Gravity; Quantum Information; Black Holes; String Theory; Holography; AdS/CFT

  • Nawaf Dawood Alsulaim, Adjunct Lecturer of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Nda2030@nyu.edu
    Education: LLB United Arab Emirates

    Research Interests: International Commercial Arbitration

  • Tynchtyk Amatov, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tynchtyk.amatov@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc, MSc Lomonosov Moscow State University; PhD Charles University in Prague/IOCB Prague

    Research Interests: Catalysis, natural product synthesis, medicinal chemistry, nucleic acids chemistry

  • Shady Amin, Associate Professor of Biology; Global Network Associate 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: Chemical Ecology, Biological Oceanography, Marine Biology, Symbiosis

  • Awam Amkpa, Dean of Arts and Humanities; Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis; 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 film and theater, postcolonial film and theater, Black Atlantic films and theater, vis...

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

    Research Interests: Political Sociology, Comparative-historical Sociology, Social Theory

  • 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: visual ethnography; aesthetics; politics; performance; media; postcolonial theory; violence; war; hu...

  • Michael Ang, Associate Program Head, Interactive Media; Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: michael.ang@nyu.edu
    Education: MPS New York University ITP; BASc Computer Engineering University of Waterloo

    Research Interests: Interactive Art; Physical Computing; Installations; Public Performance

  • Samer Aouad, Visiting Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: samer.aouad@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Lebanese University; MS, PhD University of the Littoral Opal Coast

    Research Interests: Materials science; synthesis and characterization; heterogeneous catalysis; waste valorization; biof...

  • Aikaterini Arfara, Assistant Professor of Theater, Performance Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aa7716@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Athens University; MA Athens University; PhD Paris I – Panthéon/Sorbonne University

    Research Interests: public works; socially engaged art; installation; post-documentary theaters

  • Francesco Arneodo, Professor of Physics; Global Network 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, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Advancement; Program Head of Mathematics; Associate Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Associate Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    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, Anthropology

  • Mitchell Atkinson III, Lecturer of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ma7648@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Birkbeck College, University of London; MA Lancaster University; PhD Polish Academy of Sciences

    Research Interests: Social Theory; Phenomenology; Power; Alterity

  • Sun Hee Bae, Lecturer of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: shb398@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Harvard University

  • Riyadh Baghdadi, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Global Network Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: baghdadi@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Ecole Superieure d’Informatique; MA Sorbonne University; PhD Sorbonne University; Postdoc MIT

    Research Interests: Compilers, Programming Languages, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing

  • Marzia Balzani, Program Head, Anthropology; 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, diasporic Islam in the UK and Pakistan

  • Domna Banakou, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: domna.banakou@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Ionian University; MSc University College London; PhD Universitat de Barcelona

    Research Interests: immersive virtual reality; embodiment; body ownership illusions; empathy; prosocial behavior; mental...

  • Marwa Banna, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: marwa.banna@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Lebanese University; MA Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée; PhD Université Paris-Est Marne-le-V...

  • Mounther Barakat, Professor of Practice of Finance Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Mounther.Barakat@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Oklahoma State University

    Research Interests: Financial Markets; Securities; Corporate Finance, Derivatives; Event Studies; Agency Theory; Investm...

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

    Research Interests: Game Theory, Experimental Economics

  • Joan Barceló, Assistant Professor of Political Science 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

  • Jinan Bastaki, Associate Professor of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: j.bastaki@nyu.edu
    Education: LLB London School of Economics and Political Science; LLM University of California - Berkeley; PhD U...

    Research Interests: International Refugee Law; Migration; Citizenship

  • Wendy Bednarz, Associate 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

  • Najwa Belkziz, Lecturer of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: najwa.belkziz@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane; MA Columbia University; PhD University of Melbourne

    Research Interests: Historical Memory; Transitional Justice; Media; Refugees; Migration; Conflict; Peace Education; Kins...

  • Elena Beretta, Clinical Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: eb147@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Milan; MS University of Milan

    Research Interests: Applied mathematics, mathematical modeling, differential equations, inverse problems, medical imagin...

  • Muhammad Umair Bilal, Lecturer of Filmmaking Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: umair.bilal@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Documentary Film Direction, University of Theater and Film Arts Budapest

    Research Interests: Documentary Film, Visual Anthropology, Cinematography

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

    Research Interests: Political economy of development

  • Olivier Bochet, Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs; Program Head and Associate Professor of Economics; co-Principal Investigator of Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ob16@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Brown University

    Research Interests: Incentives; Efficiency; Equity

  • Milan Bogosavljevic, 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, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Academic Planning; Senior 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 of Biology; Global Network Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sb5272@nyu.edu
    Education: BS and PhD Université Montpellier II

    Research Interests: Evolutionary Biology

  • Barthélémy Bonadio, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bbonadio@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Michigan

    Research Interests: International Economics

  • Sofiane Bouarroudj, 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

  • Martin Bowen-Silva, Program Head, History; Associate Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies; Global Network Associate Professor of History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mb5831@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, PhD École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

    Research Interests: Atlantic World; Latin America; Communication and Politics; Emotions; Global Political History

  • Gwyneth Bravo, Assistant Professor of Music; Global Network Assistant Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gwyneth.bravo@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, MA, University of California, Los Angeles (Historical Musicology); Fulbright Scholar Musicologi...

    Research Interests: Musicology; music and politics; nationalism; exile; German aesthetic theory; 20th-century German and...

  • Hannah Brückner, Professor of 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

  • Cristina Buarque de Hollanda, Adjunct Lecturer of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cb165@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Universitarian Research Institute of Rio de Janeiro, Candido Mendes University, Brazil

    Research Interests: Human Rights; Transitional Justice; Political Theory; Brazilian Political Thought

  • Carmen Bugan, Visiting Assistant Professor, Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: carmen.bugan@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; MA Lancaster University, UK; MSt Balliol College, Oxford Unive...

    Research Interests: Poetry and politics; poetry of witness; Cold War surveillance; Seamus Heaney; postwar East European ...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Federico Camia, Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 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

  • Kemal Celik, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban 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

  • Aysan Celik, Associate Arts Professor of Theater 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...

  • Marwa Chafii, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: marwa.chafii@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD CentraleSupélec

    Research Interests: Wireless Communications; Integrated Sensing and Communication; Waveform Design; Localization

  • Jing Chai, Program Head, Chinese Language; Affiliated Senior Language Lecturer of Chinese Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jing.chai@nyu.edu
    Education: BA East China Normal University, MA East China Normal University

    Research Interests: Chinese language pedagogy, language assessments, internet and technology-based language learning, co...

  • Moumena Chaqfeh, Lecturer of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: moumena@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

    Research Interests: World Wide Web; Vehicular Networks; Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD...

  • Dipesh Chaudhury, Assistant Professor of Biology; Global Network 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

  • Olivia Cheung, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Global Network 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: Cognitive Neuroscience, Visual Cognition, Categorization, Perceptual Expertise

  • Satnam Singh Choongh, Clinical Professor of Legal Writing and Research Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ssc10097@nyu.edu
    Education: LLB (Warwick); DPhil (Oxon); Barrister-at-Law

    Research Interests: Planning and Environmental Law; Legal Writing and Research

  • Warren Churchill, Senior 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, Associate Professor of Philosophy; Global Network Associate 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

  • Manuel F Contreras, Visiting Lecturer of Film and New Media Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: mfc9983@nyu.edu
    Education: BA National University of Colombia; MA Docnomads; PhD Hungarian University of Fine Arts

    Research Interests: Visual representation in film, visual studies, documentary film history, film distribution and marke...

  • Scandar Copti, Associate 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

  • Pauline Zélia Eugénie Corblet, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pauline.corblet@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Sorbonne Université - Sciences Po; MA Sorbonne Université - Sciences Po; PhD Sciences Po

    Research Interests: Labor economics; education; matching theory

  • John Coughlin, Program Head, 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...

    Research Interests: comparative religion, theology, canon law, sharia law, Talmudic law, Hindu law, comparative law, jur...

  • Paul Craig, Visiting Professor of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ppc7142@nyu.edu
    Education: MA, BCL Worcester College, Oxford

    Research Interests: Constitutional law, Administrative law, EU law

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

    Research Interests: General equilibrium theory, Social choice theory, Formal political theory

  • Mohammed Daqaq, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs; Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mfd6@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Virginia Tech

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

  • Aurelie Dariel, Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: apd5@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Maastricht University, The Netherlands

    Research Interests: Behavioral economics, experimental economics, labor economics, gender

  • Nadine Debbas Achkar, Visiting Professor of Practice of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nd1617@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Georgetown University; JD Columbia University School of Law

    Research Interests: International Arbitration; Gender and Law

  • 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

  • Rashmi Devi Sawhney, Associate Arts Professor of Film and New Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rashmi.s@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Fergusson College, Pune; MA University of Limerick, Ireland; PhD University of Limerick, Ireland

    Research Interests: Cinema studies, visual arts, curatorial practice, indigenous film and media production, South Asia, ...

  • Ali Diabat, Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Diabat@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Purdue University

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

  • Erich E. Dietrich, Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: erich.dietrich@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Carleton College; MA University of Wisconsin-Madison; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: International Higher Education

  • Djellel Difallah, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Global Network Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: djellel@nyu.edu
    Education: Dip. Eng. USTHB, Algeria; MS University of Louisiana Lafayette, USA; PhD University of Fribourg, CH

    Research Interests: Crowdsourcing, Machine Learning, Knowledge Management & Discovery

  • Vikram Divecha, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: vd2277@nyu.edu
    Education: MFA in Visual Art from Columbia University

  • Ian Dobbs-Dixon, Associate Professor of Physics; Global Network Associate 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

  • Tishani Doshi, Visiting Associate Professor of Practice, Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: tvd2@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Queens University; MA Johns Hopkins University

    Research Interests: contemporary poetry & dance

  • Kirsten Sadler Edepli, Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Engagement; Professor of Biology; Global Network Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    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, Associate Professor of Electrical 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, Program Head, Music; Associate Professor of Music; Global Network Associate Professor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aje2000@nyu.edu
    Education: BMus New York University; MA, PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: anthropology of music; anthropology of sound; African popular music; sound and space; ethnicity and ...

  • Omima El Araby, Senior 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

  • Zaynab El Bernoussi, Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: zeb206@nyu.edu
    Education: BBA Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane; MiF IE Business School; MPA Columbia University; PhD Universit...

    Research Interests: Dignity Politics, International Politics, Global South

  • Pavlos Eleftheriadis, Professor of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pavlos.eleftheriadis@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Athens; LLM, PhD University of Cambridge

    Research Interests: Jurisprudence, rights, European Union, justice, climate change

  • Paula England, Dean of Social Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pe22@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, Whitman College; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Chicago

    Research Interests: Gender inequality; Families; Sexualities

  • Aude Epstein, Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ae88@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Sorbonne University ; MA Sciences Po Paris; PhD University of Nice Côte d'Azur

    Research Interests: Environmental law and Justice ; Business Law; Animal Welfare; Constitutional Litigation

  • Asif Equbal, Assistant Professor of Chemistry  Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: asif@nyu.edu
    Education: BS-MS IISER Mohali India; PhD Aarhus University, Denmark

    Research Interests: Nuclear and Electron Magnetic Resonance, Photochemistry, Quantum Materials, Spin Physics

  • Chinasa Ezugha, Assistant Arts Professor of Live Art/Art as Social Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: chinasa.ezugha@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Fine Art Aberystwyth University; MA Goldsmiths University of London

    Research Interests: Voice, Identity and Culture, Glossolalia

  • Salha Reema Fadda, Adjunct Lecturer of Art and Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: reema.fadda@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Edinburgh University; MA School of Oriental and African Studies; DPhil Researcher University of O...

    Research Interests: Art History; Art and Politics of the Arab world; Cultural Politics

  • Reindert Falkenburg, Special Academic Advisor; Visiting Professor of Early Modern Art and Culture Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rlf9@nyu.edu

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

  • Laila Familiar, Senior 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: Language Teachers Education, Instructional Coaching, Curricular Design, Corpus Linguistics, Arabic L...

  • Yi Fang, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Associate Professor of Computer Science (Affiliated) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: yf23@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Purdue University

    Research Interests: 3D Computer Vision, Multimedia Processing, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

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

  • Karam Fayad, Lecturer of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: karam.fayad@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Lebanese University; MS Sorbonne Université; PhD Sorbonne Université;

    Research Interests: Representation Theory, Number Theory

  • 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

  • João Paulo Fernandes, Visiting Associate Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: jpf9731@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Minho, Portugal; PhD University of Minho, Portugal

    Research Interests: Environmental Sustainability, Software, Quantum Computing

  • 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

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

    Research Interests: Perception, Memory

  • Jemima A. Frimpong, Program Head and Associate Professor of Business, Organizations and Society; Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jafrimpong@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Rutgers University; MPH University of Arizona; MSc & PhD University of Pennsylvania (The Wharton ...

    Research Interests: Adoption of Innovation; Decision Making; Health Care Organizations; Organizational Behavior

  • Nelida Fuccaro, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies; 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

  • 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...

  • Sehamuddin Galadari, Senior Vice Provost of Research; Managing Director, Research Institute; Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: shg3@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc. (Hons.) in Biochemistry, University of Southampton, UK; PhD. in Biochemistry, Imperial College,...

    Research Interests: Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology

  • Alexis Gambis, Assistant Arts Professor of Film and New Media 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: Animal Perspectives, Docu-Fiction, History of Science, Magical Realism, Science New Wave

  • Alberto Gandolfi, Professor of Practice in Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    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

  • Borja García de Soto, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: garcia.de.soto@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich

    Research Interests: construction automation, cybersecurity in the AEC industry, artificial intelligence, lean constructi...

  • Mary Syretha Gatchell, Visiting Lecturer of Music Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: msg2162@nyu.edu
    Education: Bachelor of Music New York University; Master of Music New York University

    Research Interests: Piano, voice, singer, oboe, composition, songwriting, Broadway, classical music, jazz, pop/rock, sou...

  • Terri Lynn Geis, Visiting Associate Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: terri.geis@nyu.edu
    Education: BA St Andrews; MA Trinity College Dublin; PhD University of Essex

    Research Interests: Surrealism; Art of the Americas; Women Modernists

  • Joseph Gelfand, Associate Professor of Physics; Global Network 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, Clinical Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Coordinator of Engineering Capstone Design Projects Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pradeep.george@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Rutgers University

    Research Interests: computational modeling and optimization

  • Azam Gholami, Associate Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: azam.gholami@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Sharif University; MA Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS); PhD Ludwig-Maximi...

    Research Interests: Active Matter; Collective behavior and non-linear dynamics in living systems; Cell motility; Actin d...

  • Tej-eddine Ghoul, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Associate Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 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

  • Nancy W. Gleason, Professor of Practice of Political Science; Director, Hilary Ballon Center for Teaching and Learning 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: The Future of Work and Education, Workforce Transformation, Youth Empowerment, Upskilling

  • 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

  • Sanjeev Goyal, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sg6280@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Delhi; MBA IIM Ahmedabad; MA, PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Economic theory. Networks. Conflict. Identity.

  • Maria Grigoryeva, Adjunct Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mg5446@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Carleton College; PhD University of Washington

    Research Interests: Crime; Deviance; Information Management;

  • Arda Gucler, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ag9329@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Bates College; MA Northwestern University; PhD Northwestern University

    Research Interests: Political Theory; Democratic thought; Political Representation; Orientalism; Nationalism

  • Carlos Guedes, Associate 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: analysis and preservation of music, automatic music generation, interactive music systems

  • Rafael Maria Gutierrez, Visiting Research Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rmg2165@nyu.edu
    Education: Physicists Universidad Nacional de Colombia; M.Sc. Universite de Montreal; Ph.D. NYU

    Research Interests: Complex Systems, Thermodynamics, Statistical Physics, Entropy, Information, Innovation

  • Andras Gyorgy, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering 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 Engineering and Bioengineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sohmyung@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of California San Diego

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

  • Nizar Habash, Professor of Computer Science; Global Network Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 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: Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Arabic Language Pro...

  • 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

  • John Ham, Professor of Economics 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, Vice Provost for Research Policies and Governance; 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...

  • Elizabeth Yoonjung Han, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Collaborative Pianist) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: yjh1@nyu.edu
    Education: BM Seoul National University, South Korea; MM Seoul National University; Graduate Diploma New Englan...

    Research Interests: Music performance, collaboration with diverse artists and musicians

  • Nathalie Handal, Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nh53@nyu.edu
    Education: MPHIL University of London; MFA Bennington College

    Research Interests: global literature, poetry; flash reportage; literary travel writing; diasporic literatures, Mediterr...

  • Oren Hanner, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: oren.hanner@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, University of Hamburg

    Research Interests: Buddhist Philosophy (Indian and Tibetan); History of Indian Philosophy; Ethics; Action Theory

  • 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, Associate 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

  • Raed Hashaikeh, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rh143@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD McGill University

    Research Interests: Advanced Materials, Nanofibers, Membranes, Desalination

  • Alan Healy, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Global Network Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: alan.healy@nyu.edu
    Education: BA (mod) Trinity College Dublin, MSc University of Edinburgh, PhD University of St Andrews

    Research Interests: Chemical Biology, Natural Product Synthesis, Automated Synthesis, Drug Discovery

  • Stephane Helleringer, Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sh199@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: Demography; Epidemics; Mortality, and Causes of Deaths

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

    Research Interests: Gender Roles; Masculinity/Femininity; Sexuality; Social Justice

  • Nidal Hilal, Professor of Engineering; 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

  • Angelyn Hilgendorf, Director and Senior Lecturer, Academic Enrichment Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ah133@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Tennessee; MAT Duke University

  • Taoufik Hmidi, Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: th2644@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Université El Manar Tunis, MSc Université Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie), PhD Ecole Polytechniq...

    Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations, Fluid Dynamics

  • Paulo Lemos Horta, Associate Professor Of Literature; Global Network Associate 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 Professor of Film and New Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dmh2018@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, Bucknell University; MA, New York University; PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Research Interests: postcolonial and transnational film and digital media; art, environmentalism, and globalization; fil...

  • Adeel Hussain, Associate Professor of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: adeel.hussain@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Cambridge

    Research Interests: Comparative Public Law; Jurisprudence; International Law; Legal and Political Theory; Global History

  • Youssef Idaghdour, Associate Professor of Biology; Global Network Associate Professor of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU 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, Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jmi5@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Macroeconomics, International Finance and Macroeconomics, International Trade

  • Onoso Imoagene, Program Head of Social Research and Public Policy; Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy 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

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

    Research Interests: data analysis, theoretical traffic flow modeling

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

    Research Interests: entrepreneurial technology

  • Sabyn Javeri, Program Head, Undergraduate Writing; Senior Lecturer of Writing and Literature & Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sabyn.javeri@nyu.edu
    Education: MSt Oxford University, PhD Leicester University

    Research Interests: Postcolonial Feminism, South Asian Literature, Creative Writing

  • Jeffrey Jensen, Senior 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

  • Sophia Soyoung Jeong, Associate Program Head of Business, Organizations and Society; Visiting Associate Professor of Business, Organizations and Society Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: sophia.jeong@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Ajou University; MA Ajou University; PhD University of South Carolina

    Research Interests: Trust; Cooperation; Emotions; Ethics, Prosocial motivation and behaviors, Diversity

  • Aashish Jha, Assistant Professor of Biology; Global Network Assistant Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jhaar@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of California Berkeley, PhD The University of Chicago

    Research Interests: Population Genetics, Microbiome, Metagenomics, ELSI, Heritage, Genomics

  • Daniel Johnson, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: djj2026@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Nottingham

    Research Interests: Water treatment, wastewater treatment, membrane technology, atomic force microscopy, colloid and int...

  • George Jose, Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gj29@nyu.edu
    Education: Joint PhD, National University of Singapore (NUS) and King’s College London (KCL)

    Research Interests: Urban Peripheries, Creative Cities

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

  • Sophia Kalantzakos, Global Distinguished Professor, Environmental Studies and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    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 ...

  • Dan Ohtan Wang, Professor of Biology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ok2108@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Tokyo Institute of Technology; PhD University of Southern California

    Research Interests: Synaptic organization; RNA biology; Post-transcriptional regulation

  • Ken-ichiro Kamei, Associate Professor with a joint appointment in Biology and Bioengineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kk4801@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Tokyo Institute of Technology; MA Tokyo Institute of Technology; PhD Tokyo Institute of Technolog...

    Research Interests: Stem Cell Biology; Organs-on-a-Chip; Nano/microtechnology; Drug discovery; Regenerative medicine

  • Jingoo Kang, Associate Professor, Business, Organizations and Society Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jk8186@nyu.edu
    Education: BBA and MBA Yonsei University; MSc and PhD University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

    Research Interests: Exploration and exploitation; vacillation theory; dynamic ambidexterity

  • Nikolaos Karathanasopoulos, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: n.karathanasopoulos@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich

    Research Interests: Structural Mechanics; Advanced Materials and Structures; Scientific Computing

  • Matthew Karau, Director of the Engineering Design Studio; Senior Lecturer of Engineering Design Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mkarau@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: interactive systems

  • Sohail Karmani, Senior Lecturer, Arts and Humanities 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

  • Amy Karoll, Visiting Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: abk9282@nyu.edu
    Education: BS University of Wisconsin, La Crosse; MA University of Arkansas; PhD University of California, Los ...

  • Mohamad Kassab, Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: m.kassab@nyu.edu
    Education: BEng Lebanese American University; BS Computer Science University of Windsor; MS Computer Science Co...

    Research Interests: Software engineering and disruptive technologies; software architecture; blockchain; Internet of Thi...

  • Amos Ezra Katz, Senior Lecturer 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: Cinematography, education and film, documentary, screenwriting

  • 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

  • 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 and Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mk5725@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University of Beirut; MA American University of Beirut; PhD Emory University

    Research Interests: twentieth- and twenty-first century cultural production from the Middle East; translation theory; ae...

  • Munira Khayyat, Clinical Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: munira.khayyat@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University of Beirut; MPhil Cambridge University; PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: War, ecologies, resistance, Landscape, oil, theory from the south, ethnographic writing

  • Fiona Kidd, Co-Program Head, Art and Art History; Associate Professor of History and Art and Art History; Global Network Associate Professor in the Study of the Ancient World 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: Political and Cultural History of the Soviet Union, Colonialism/Anti-colonialism, Orientalism, Trans...

  • Suphan Kirmizialtin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: suphan@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Texas, Austin

    Research Interests: Modern Middle East, Late Ottoman Empire, Gender Studies, Digital Humanities

  • Serdal Kirmizialtin, Associate Professor of Chemistry; Global Network Associate Professor of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: serdal@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Physical Chemistry, University of Texas Austin

    Research Interests: Physical Chemistry, Computational Science, Soft Matter, Enzyme Actions

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

  • Martin Klimke, Vice Provost; Associate Professor of History; Global Network 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...

  • Korhan Kocak, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kkocak@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Sabanci University; MA Sabanci University; MA Princeton University; PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: Political Economy; Formal Theory; Comparative Politics

  • Gabriel Koehler-Derrick, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: gkd225@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Tufts University, MA Columbia University, PhD Harvard University

    Research Interests: Development; State building; MENA region; Religious politics

  • Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos, Professor of Electrical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kk4812@nyu.edu
    Education: Diploma National Technical University of Athens, MS - PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Research Interests: Robotics; Autonomous Systems; Automatic Control

  • Sabino Kornrich, Associate Dean of Postdoctoral Programs and Research; Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sk8433@nyu.edu
    Education: BA UNC-Chapel Hill; MA University of Washington; PhD University of Washington

    Research Interests: Family; Inequality; Gender

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

    Research Interests: Business Influence on Politics, Entrepreneurship, Bayesian Statistics, Online Survey Methodology

  • Taneli Kukkonen, Professor of Philosophy; Global Network 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, Visiting Assistant Professor of History and Art and Art History Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: salila.kulshreshtha@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Lady Shri Ram College; MA Jawaharlal Nehru University; MPhil Jawaharlal Nehru University; PhD Jaw...

    Research Interests: Art and archaeology of South Asia, Religion in the Indian Ocean world, Museums and Heritage studies

  • Sunil Kumar, Program Head of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sunil.kumar@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: Transport of light and thermal radiation

  • Jonathan Kwan, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jonathan.kwan@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Swarthmore College; PhD The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Research Interests: Social and political philosophy, environmental philosophy, decolonial philosophy, philosophy of race...

  • Aikaterini Kyriazidou, Program Head of MSc in Economics; Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ak7482@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Athens; MA Northwestern University; PhD Northwestern University

    Research Interests: Econometrics; Applied economics

  • Eduardo Lage Otero, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Digital Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: eduardo.lageotero@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Santiago de Compostela; MA Washington University in St. Louis; PhD New York Univers...

    Research Interests: Hispanic Studies; Multimedia Learning; Language Policy

  • Benjamin Laughlin, Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: benjamin.laughlin@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Washington; PhD University of Rochester

    Research Interests: Comparative politics; Political economy; Conflict; Ethnic and national identity

  • Yves Le Jan, Visiting Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: yl57@nyu.edu
    Education: Ecole normale supérieure, Paris. PhD Université de Paris

    Research Interests: Probability Calculus, Mathematical Physics, Chance in Every Aspect

  • Seungah Sarah Lee, Visiting Senior Lecturer of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: seungah.lee@nyu.edu
    Education: BSFS Georgetown University; EdM Harvard University; PhD Stanford Univeristy

    Research Interests: Entrepreneurship, organizations, public policy, higher education, Arab Gulf

  • 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, Sociology of Art and Culture, Organizations and Entrepreneurship, Computational ...

  • Jiani Lian, Visiting Senior Language Lecturer of Chinese Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: jnlian@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Beijing Language and Culture University; MA University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Research Interests: Chinese Language Pedagogy; Classical Chinese Language and Literature; Active Learning

  • Hernan Lopez-Schier, Visiting Professor of Biology Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: hl5251@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Cambridge

    Research Interests: Organization; mechanosensory organs; development; regeneration; collective behavior

  • Marta Losada, Dean of Science; Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: marta.losada@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Physics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; MSc, Physics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; PhD, ...

    Research Interests: High Energy Physics, Elementary Particle Phenomenology and Cosmology, Experimental High Energy Physi...

  • Alvaro Luna, Visiting Assistant Professor, Literature & Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: alvaro.luna@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

    Research Interests: Comparative Literature ; Literature of Migration and Diasporic Writing; Political Humanities ; Multi...

  • Anne Maass, Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: anne.maass@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Heidelberg (Germany); MA University of Heidelberg; MA Florida State University; PhD...

    Research Interests: language and social cognition; stereotyping; psychology of economic inequality

  • Andrea Valerio Macciò, Professor of Physics; Global Network Professor 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; Program Head of Urbanization; Global Network Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering, NYU Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: smm17@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: transportation infrastructure management

  • Jill Magi, Associate 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, Associate Professor of 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; Global Network 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, Program Head, Theater; Associate Arts Professor of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: abhishek.majumdar@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Delhi University, MBA NIT Trichy, 2 Year Theater Program ( MFA equivalent) London International ...

    Research Interests: Political philosophy, dramaturgy, performance making , experimental film, opera, playwriting, direct...

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

    Research Interests: Social networks; Political sociology; Health; Online experiments; Computational methods

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

    Research Interests: Applied micro, Development, Macroeconomics

  • Michail Maniatakos, Program Head of Computer Engineering; Associate Professor of Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mm6446@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: computer architecture, systems security

  • Matteo Marciano, 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: sound recording, music production, sound mixing, and music cognition

  • Monica Marks, Assistant Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mlm27@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, Oxford University

    Research Interests: Contemporary Politics of the Middle East and North Africa; Religion & Politics; Secularism; Islamist...

  • Carol Martin, Professor of Drama Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: cm7@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

    Research Interests: Theatre about real events, memorial, memory, ghosts, staging spectators, house museums

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

    Research Interests: Fluid Mechanics

  • Odhrain Timothy McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Finance Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: otm210@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Trinity College Dublin; MSc London School of Economics; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Asset pricing and behavioral finance

  • David Michael McCourt, Visiting Associate Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: dmm9936@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Oxford University, MPhil Cambridge University, MRes PhD European University Institute

    Research Interests: US foreign policy; US-China relations; US-Russia relations; British foreign policy; international re...

  • David Melcher, Program Head, Psychology; Professor of Psychology; Global Network Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: david.melcher@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Rutgers University

    Research Interests: Cognitive Neuroscience, Perception, Attention, Working Memory, Eye Movements

  • Monica Menendez, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs; Director of the Research Center for Interacting Urban Networks (CITIES); Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: monica.menendez@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of California, Berkeley

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

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

    Research Interests: Economics of information and uncertainty

  • Salwa Mikdadi, Professor of 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

  • Mostafa Mobasher, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mostafa.mobasher@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Columbia University

    Research Interests: Computational methods; fracture mechanics; finite elements; multiphysics, material modeling

  • Merritt Moore, Distinguished Artist in Residence, Adjunct Professor of Practice Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: merritt.moore@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Harvard College, PhD University of Oxford

    Research Interests: Robots, Quantum Physics, Dance

  • Mohamed Moustafa, Associate Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mohamed.moustafa@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Ain Sham University, Egypt; MS University of California, Berkeley; PhD University of California, ...

    Research Interests: Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC); accelerated bridge construction (ABC); vision-based structur...

  • Henriette Mueller, Assistant Professor of Gender, Governance, and Society Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: henriette.mueller@nyu.edu
    Education: Dr., Humboldt University Berlin

    Research Interests: Multilevel Governance / EU Governance; Gender and Politics; Women and Leadership; Political Leadersh...

  • Debdeep Mukhopadhyay, Visiting Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: debdeep@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Computer Science and Engineering (IIT Kharagpur), MS Computer Science and Engineering, BTech Ele...

    Research Interests: Cryptographic engineering; micro-architectural security; hardware-security; adversarial attacks on m...

  • Piia Mustamaki, Lecturer of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pjm9@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Hunter College of CUNY; MA Bristol University; PhD Rutgers University

    Research Interests: travel narratives; gender, cultural and performance studies; Global South urbanism; cities as perfor...

  • Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: qurrat.nadeem@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

    Research Interests: Wireless communications; signal processing; massive MIMO; programmable metasurface applications

  • Sarah Nadi, Associate Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sarah.nadi@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc The American University in Cairo; MMath University of Waterloo; PhD University of Waterloo

    Research Interests: Software engineering; empirical software engineering; mining software repositories

  • Jaime Napier, Associate Professor of Psychology; Global Network Associate 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

  • Veda Binod Narasimhan, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: veda.narasimhan@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Zurich; MSc London School of Economics; BA McGill University

    Research Interests: Rural development; political economy and institutions; migration and urbanisation

  • Arjun Narayanan, Assistant Professor of Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: narayanan@nyu.edu
    Education: B.Sc. Mumbai University; M.Sc. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Condensed matter physics; Biological physics; Statistical mechanics of living systems; Bioimaging an...

  • Susan K Nash, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Practice of Legal Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: skn322@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Southern California; MA & JD The George Washington University; LLM Queen Mary Unive...

    Research Interests: International legal ethics, particularly in the arena of arbitration

  • Ram Natarajan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: vn327@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Johns Hopkins University; MA New York University; PhD New York University

    Research Interests: Violence; non-violence; memory; trauma; law; literature; translation; Argentina; India

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

    Research Interests: Materials Science

  • Fiona Newell, Visiting Professor of Psychology Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: fn2169@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Trinity College Dublin; PhD University of Durham

    Research Interests: Human Perception; Multisensory Perception: Face, Object, and Scene Recognition

  • Nikos Nikiforakis, Professor of Economics; Co-director of the Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID); Co-director of the Social Science Experimental Laboratory (SSEL) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nikos.nikiforakis@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Public Economics

  • Sara Niroobakhsh, Visiting Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sn2616@nyu.edu
    Education: MFA, Art and Technology Studies, School of Art Institute of Chicago

    Research Interests: Bio Art, Interactive Art, Performance Art, AR, VR

  • Jordan Norris, Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jjnorris@nyu.edu
    Education: BA/MSci University of Cambridge; MA/PhD Northwestern University

    Research Interests: Spatial Economics; International Trade; Macroeconomics; Networks

  • 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; 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 Technologie...

  • 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: History of the international economy

  • Bilal Orfali, Program Head, Arabic; Visiting Professor of Middle East and Arab Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bo29@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: Arabic and Islamic Studies, Literature, Philology

  • Ömer Faruk Örsün, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: oo13@nyu.edu
    Education: MA University of Essex; PhD Koç University; Postdoc Harvard University

    Research Interests: International Security; Machine Learning

  • Susan Marie Ossman, Visiting Professor of Movements and Places, Movement and Cultural Practices Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: smo7149@nyu.edu
    Education: AB UC Berkeley, DEA U Paris VII, MA UC Berkeley, PhD UC Berkeley

    Research Interests: Mobility, subjectivity; globalization; gender; art and scholarship

  • Mai Oudah, Assistant Lecturer of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mai.oudah@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Al Ain University; MSc The British University in Dubai; PhD Masdar Institute

    Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Metagenomics, Meta/Transcriptomics, Natur...

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

    Research Interests: Political sociology; Social movements; Culture

  • Christopher Paik, Associate 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

  • Sreekumar Pankajakshan, Associate Lecturer of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sp5802@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Stuttgart University

    Research Interests: Chemical Synthesis, Catalysis, Chemistry Education

  • Francesco Paparella, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Associate Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 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

  • 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; Taxation; State Capacity; Public Goods Provision; Inequality

  • Gregory Pardlo, Program Head, Literature and Creative Writing; Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in Literature & Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pardlo@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Rutgers University-Camden; MFA-Poetry NYU; MFA-Nonfiction Columbia University

    Research Interests: Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Translation, African American Literature, Literary Criticism

  • Minsu Park, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: minsu.park@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Culture; Consumption; Social Networks; Computational Social Science; Human-centered Data Science

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

    Research Interests: Heritage Studies, Maritime Archaeology

  • Anju Mary Paul, Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: anju.paul@nyu.edu
    Education: BBA Honors (First Class) National University of Singapore; MA New York University; PhD University of...

    Research Interests: Migration; Globalization; Gender and Labor; Domestic Work; Science Policy; Care Policy

  • Sarah Paul, 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

  • Michele Pavon, Professor of Practice in Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: michele.pavon@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Kentucky

    Research Interests: Optimal Transport, Steering of Probability Distributions, Stochastic Mechanics, Harmonic Analysis an...

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

    Research Interests: Comparative politics; Political economy; Political identities; Historical legacies; Post-conflict re...

  • Piergiorgio Percipalle, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs; Program Head of Biology; Professor of Biology; Global Network 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

  • Luca Maria Pesando, Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, Associate Program Head of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: lucamaria.pesando@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Bocconi University; MA Bocconi University; MA University of Pennsylvania; PhD University of Penns...

    Research Interests: Family; Poverty; Inequality; Demography; Education; Health; Youth; Child Development; Technology; B...

  • Sandra Peters, Co-Program Head, Art and Art History; Associate Professor of Art and Art History Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sp159@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA ("Vordiplom") Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden; MFA ("Diplom“) Hochschule für Bildende Kün...

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

  • Erin Pettigrew, Associate Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies; Global Network Associate Professor of History 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, Associate Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies and Anthropology; Network Associate Professor of Anthropology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: npeutz@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Princeton University

    Research Interests: forced migration and displacement; mobility and immobility; conservation and development; identity a...

  • Fabio Piano, Joint Distinguished Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi-NYU New York; Professor of Biology and Director, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, NYU New York; NYU Abu Dhabi Provost, 2010-2020. Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: fabio.piano@nyu.edu
    Education: Laurea, University of Florence; B.A., M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Biology, New York University; Post-Docto...

    Research Interests: Systems Biology; Reproduction, Development and Metabolism; Evolution; Chemical Genetics; C. elgans a...

  • Pierre Youssef , Associate Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Associate Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: yp27@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Lebanese University; MA Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6); PhD Université Paris-Est Marn...

    Research Interests: Probability, Convex Geometry, Random Matrices, Random Graphs

  • 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, Senior Director NYUAD Institute, Professor of Literature and Arab Crossroads Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mp147@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, MA, and PhD University of Chicago

    Research Interests: Arabic literature

  • Christina Pöpper, Program Head of Computer Science; Associate Professor of Computer Science; Global Network Associate Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cp105@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD and MSc (Diploma) ETH Zurich

    Research Interests: Information and Communication Security

  • Goffredo Puccetti, Associate 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

  • Thomas Pötsch, Assistant Lecturer of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: thomas.poetsch@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc University of Applied Science, Bremen; MSc University of Bremen, PhD University of Bremen

    Research Interests: Computer networks, congestion control protocols

  • Mohammad Qasaimeh, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering; Engineering Faculty Diversity Liaison Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: maq4@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD McGill University

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

  • Camilla Quental, Visiting Associate Professor of Business, Organizations and Society Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: camilla.quental@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD HEC Paris; MSc Sciences Po Paris; MBA Coppead/ UFRJ; BA PUC-Rio, Brazil

    Research Interests: Gender; Inequalities; Inclusion; Sustainability; Society

  • Wael M. Rabeh, Associate 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, Program Head, Philosophy; Associate Professor of Philosophy; Global Network Associate 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 of Computer Science; Global Network Associate Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 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

  • Khalil Ramadi, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kramadi@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: Neuroengineering; Translational Medicine; Medical Devices; Drug delivery

  • Harshana Rambukwella, Visiting Professor, Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: Harshana.Rambukwella@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Peradeniya, PhD The University of Hong Kong

    Research Interests: Literature, History, Nationalism, South Asia, Sociolonguistics

  • 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 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, Associate Professor of Computer Science; Global Network Associate Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 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

  • Aleksander Rebane, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: a.rebane@nyu.edu
    Education: BS ETH Zürich; MS Osaka University; PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: Soft Matter Physics; Single-molecule Biophysics; Liquid-liquid Phase Separation; Optical Tweezers; I...

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

    Research Interests: computational macroeconomics, with a focus on computational methods for heterogeneous agent models (

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

    Research Interests: CSR, Gender, Valuation Techniques, SSC

  • Ernesto Reuben, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Societal Impact; Professor of Economics and Business, Organizations and Society; Co-Principal Investigator, Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ereuben@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Maryland; MPhil Tinbergen Institute; PhD University of Amsterdam

    Research Interests: Determinants of labor-market outcomes; Social norms; Gender; Stereotypes; Behavioral Public Policy

  • Aya Mohamed Salaheldin Riad, Visiting Assistant Professor of Interactive Media Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: aya.riad@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc American University in Cairo (AUC), MArch Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA),...

    Research Interests: Interactive design and architecture, emotive AI, affective computing, parametric architecture, botto...

  • Blaine Robbins, Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bgr3@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Pacific Lutheran University; PhD University of Washington

    Research Interests: Social Psychology; Political Sociology; Social Networks; Research Methods

  • Philip Rodenbough, Adjunct Instructor, Scientific Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: philip.rodenbough@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD, MPhil., MA, Columbia University in the City of New York; BS, BA, University of Washington - Sea...

    Research Interests: Scientific Writing

  • Bas Rokers, Associate Professor of Psychology; Global Network Associate Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rokers@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Utrecht University; MA Rutgers University; PhD University of California - Los Angeles

    Research Interests: Visual Perception; Motion Processing; Depth Perception; Neuroimaging; Virtual Reality

  • Keith W. Ross, Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: keithwross@nyu.edu
    Education: BS Tufts University; MS Columbia University; PhD University of Michigan

    Research Interests: Deep Reinforcement Learning; Deep Learning; Artificial Intelligence

  • 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, Associate Professor of Physics; Global Network Associate 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

  • Pauline Rutsaert, Associate Professor of Practice of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: pauline.rutsaert@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium); PhD Cornell University (USA)

    Research Interests: Industrial Organisation; Competition and Regulation; Industrial and Strategic Trade Policy; Innovati...

  • Je Ir Ryu, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jryu@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests: Aerospace Propulsion; Energy Science; Reactive Flows; Combustion; Detonation; Hypersonics; High-Per...

  • Mostafa Sabri, Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mostafa.sabri@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Cairo University; MA Université Paris 7 Denis-Diderot; PhD Université Paris 7 Denis-Diderot

    Research Interests: Mathematical physics; spectral theory; quantum chaos; randomness

  • 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

  • Hanan Salam, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hanan.salam@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD CentraleSupélec

    Research Interests: Human-Machine Interaction; Human-Robot Interaction; Artificial Intelligence for Mental Health; Bias ...

  • Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, Associate Professor of Biology; Global Network 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...

    Research Interests: Evolution, Phenotype-genotype Relations, Metabolism of Algae

  • Vijayavenkataraman Sanjairaj, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: vs89@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD National University of Singapore

    Research Interests: 3D Printing and bioprinting for tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, drug testing, and medical...

  • Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis, Associate Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rs8561@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Valencia; MSc University College London; PhD University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests: Inequality, Intellectual Property Products and the Macroeconomy; Social Insurance, Resource Misalloc...

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

    Research Interests: French colonial empire, slavery, human trafficking, migrant crisis

  • Hisham Sati, Director, Center for Quantum and Topological Systems (CQTS); Associate Dean for Student Success and Curricular Affairs; Professor of Mathematics; Global Network Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: hsati@nyu.edu
    Education: BS American University of Beirut; PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Research Interests: Mathematical Physics, Quantum Field Theory, Differential Geometry, Algebraic Topology, Geometric an...

  • Barbara Constance Scheck, Visiting Professor of Business, Organizations and Society Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: barbara.scheck@nyu.edu
    Education: BA German Foreign Office; MSc. ESCP European School of Management; PhD Technical University Munich

    Research Interests: (Social) Entrepreneurship; Impact Investing & Social Finance; Impact Measurement and Management

  • David Scicchitano, Professor of Biology 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 Dean, Faculty Affairs and Social Impact; 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

  • Muhammad Shafique, Professor of Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: muhammad.shafique@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

    Research Interests: Brain-inspired Computing, Embedded Machine Learning and AI, Energy-Efficient Computing, Robust Compu...

  • Khaled Shahin, Clinical Associate Professor of Civil & Urban Engineering; Coordinator of Engineering Assessment Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: kos3@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Dalhousie University

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

  • Farah Emad Shamout, Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: fs999@nyu.edu
    Education: DPhil University of Oxford

    Research Interests: Machine Learning, Data Science, Applications in Healthcare

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

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

  • Surabhi Sharma, Program Head, Film and New Media; Associate Professor of Practice of Film and New Media 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,

  • Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Visiting Associate Professor Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: Jennifer.Sheehy.Skeffington@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD (Psychology), Harvard University; MSc (Social Psychology), London School of Economics, BSc (Hons...

    Research Interests: Social Psychology; Poverty; Social Class; Inequality; Ideology; Prejudice; Political Behaviour

  • Hanine Shehadeh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: hanine.shehadeh@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Amsterdam, MSc University of Amsterdam, MA Columbia University, PhD Columbia Univer...

    Research Interests: Settler-colonialism; religion; nationalism; Arab World; digital colonialism

  • Tina Sherwell, Director of Masters of Fine Arts in Art and Media; Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ts4591@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Goldsmiths College, University of London, PhD University of Kent at Canterbury

    Research Interests: identity; landscape; Arab art; Palestinian art; visual culture

  • Aaron Sherwood, Associate Arts Professor of Interactive Media Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sherwood@nyu.edu
    Education: Master's in Interactive Telecommunications, New York University (2014); BFA Jazz and Contemporary Mu...

    Research Interests: Applied explorations of consciousness, cosmopoiesis, embodiment, entropy, and semiotics in multi-sen...

  • Michael Shiloh, Program Head, Interactive Media; 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

  • Sujeong Shim, Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sujeong.shim@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Northwestern University; PhD University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Research Interests: International Political Economy; International Organizations; Domestic Politics

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

    Research Interests: Biological Physics, Molecular Physics, Molecular Sensors, New Imaging Techniques

  • 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

  • Matthew Silverstein, Associate Professor of Philosophy; Global Network 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 for Faculty Development; Director, Center for Cyber Security; Professor of Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ozgursin@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of California, San Diego

    Research Interests: Hardware Security

  • Lee Gurdial Kaur Singh, Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ls6195@nyu.edu
    Education: AB Mount Holyoke College; MHA University of Iowa; PhD University of California, Riverside

    Research Interests: Soviet history, cultural life in the Soviet Union; ballet history, critical dance studies, social hi...

  • Laila Soliman, Visiting Associate Arts Professor of Theater, Artist in Residence Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ls6196@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University in Cairo, MA Dasarts

    Research Interests: Socio-Political Theater; Post-Dramatic; Documentary Theater; Multi-disciplinary Contemporary Theater...

  • Alia Soliman, Lecturer-Visual and Cultural Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: as14775@nyu.edu
    Education: MA American University in Cairo, PhD University College London

    Research Interests: Decolonization of curricula, ekphrasis, museum studies, visual literacy, comparative literature, vis...

  • Yong Rafael Song, Program Head of Bioengineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ys50@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University (RWTH), Aachen, Germany

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

  • Rita Leal Sousa, Associate Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rita.sousa@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: Tunneling automation, natural threat risk assessment, soil erosion, stochastic modeling

  • Wole Soyinka, Arts Professor of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ws2402@nyu.edu
    Education: BA English Literature, Leeds University; Honorary Doctorate of Letters, University of Cambridge

    Research Interests: Comparative Theatre Formation Across Cultures

  • 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

  • Jon Sprouse, Professor of Psychology; Global Network Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jon.sprouse@nyu.edu
    Education: AB in Linguistics from Princeton University; PhD in Linguistics from the University of Maryland

    Research Interests: Linguistics, Experimental Syntax

  • Kartik Sreenivasan, Associate Program Head for Undergraduate Studies of Psychology; Associate Professor of Psychology with an Affiliation in Biology; Global Network Associate 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

  • Justin Stearns, Program Head, Arab Crossroads Studies; Professor of Arab Crossroads; Global Network 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 ...

  • Corinne Stokes, Senior 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: Arabic, Persian, and Turkish languages, linguistics, and pedagogy; music, popular culture, and socia...

  • Tetyana Surovtseva, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ts4596@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Universitat Pompeu Fabra

    Research Interests: Labor economics, economics of immigration, gender economics

  • Mark Swislocki, Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Development, Arts and Humanities; 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; Environmental History; Food Studies; Critical Animal Studies; Global History

  • Nimrah Syed, Visiting Lecturer of Interactive Media Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: nimrah.syed@nyu.edu
    Education: BDes PIFD; MDes OCAD University

    Research Interests: Alternative futures, discursive and speculative design, design research, collective imagination, par...

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

    Research Interests: n politics, history, inequality, cultural identity, literature, and formal experimentation

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

    Research Interests: art and architecture in the Islamic world

  • Milena Tekeste, Visiting Assistant Professor of Business, Organizations and Society Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: m.tekeste@nyu.edu
    Education: Royal Holloway University of London, King's College University of London

    Research Interests: Future of Work and Organizations, Careers, Flexibility at Work, Gender, Inequality, Qualitative Meth...

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

    Research Interests: immune-mechanobiology, biomaterials, biomimetic in vitro system, space immunology, bioartificial org...

  • Brijith Thomas, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: bt2354@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Leiden University

    Research Interests: SSNMR, spectroscopy, NMR crystallography, dynamic nuclear polarisation

  • Peter Hubert Thurlow, Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in Economics Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: pht6348@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Toronto; MA University of British Columbia; PhD University of Toronto

    Research Interests: Monetary Policy; Fiscal Policy

  • Andrew Wilson Tillotson, Senior 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

  • Rana Tomaira, Research Scientist and Lecturer of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rvt2@nyu.edu
    Education: University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D); University of California at Berkeley (Masters); Univers...

    Research Interests: Development and public policy; Comparative development practices; Development

  • Ali Trabolsi, Program Head of Chemistry; Professor of Chemistry; Global Network Professor of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ali.trabolsi@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Lebanese University; MS, PhD University of Strasbourg

    Research Interests: Materials for Health and Environment

  • Athanasios Triantafyllou, Visiting Global Distinguished Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: thanasis.triantafillou@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: Advanced Structural Materials; Innovative Retrofitting of Structures

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

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

  • Deepak Unnikrishnan, Assistant Arts Professor of Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: du258@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Fairleigh Dickinson University; MA Fairleigh Dickinson University; MFA School of the Art Institut...

  • Daungyewa Utarasint, Visiting Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: du9@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Thammasat University; MA George Mason University; PhD The Australian National University

    Research Interests: Political Violence, Voting Behavior, Gender and Violence, Southeast Asia Politics

  • Murat Uysal, Professor of Electrical Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: murat.uysal@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Texas A&M University

    Research Interests: Communication theory; Wireless communications; Optical communications

  • Sarah Katrina Valdez, Visiting Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: skv4681@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Colorado; MA University of Washington; PhD University of Washington

    Research Interests: immigration; segregation; assimilation; radical right

  • Johannes Andreas Valentin, Visiting Professor of Arts and Humanities Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: jav4553@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Swarthmore College; MA Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro; PhD Universidade Federal ...

    Research Interests: Photography; Art History; Cultural Studies

  • Andrea Vial, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Global Network Assistant Professor of Psychology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: andrea.vial@nyu.edu
    Education: BA CUNY-Hunter College; PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: Social Psychology, Gender, Stereotyping, Prejudice, Power, Workplace Culture

  • Robert Volcic, Associate Professor of Psychology; Global Network Associate 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, Associate Professor of Psychology; Global Network Associate Professor of Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development 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, Early Childhood Education, Caregiver-Child Interactions

  • 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

  • Theodore Waters, Associate Professor of Psychology; Global Network Associate Professor of Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: theo.waters@nyu.edu
    Education: Honours BSc University of Toronto; MA Emory University; PhD Emory University

    Research Interests: Attachment and autobiographical memory

  • 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

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

    Research Interests: Materials Science, Petroleomics, Teaching

  • Wisam Alshaibi, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wisam.alshaibi@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD UCLA; BA University of Colorado, Boulder

    Research Interests: Political violence; war; human rights; foreign policy; Iraq; elites; political sociology

  • Madeleine Wolf, Visiting Assistant Professor of French Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mdw364@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Pomona College; AM Harvard University; PhD Harvard University

    Research Interests: French literature, culture, and film; 19th-century French studies; sound studies; violence; gender a...

  • John Wooders, Professor of Economics; Co-director of Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID); Director of Social Science Experimental Lab (SSEL) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jw4725@nyu.edu
    Education: BS University of Toronto; PhD Cornell University

    Research Interests: Microeconomic Theory, Experimental Economics

  • Marion Wrenn, Executive Director of Writing; Senior Lecturer of Writing and Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mw299@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD New York University

    Research Interests: journalism history, study of popular culture

  • David Wrisley, 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, multilingual corpora analysis, European and Mediterranean Middle Ages, ...

  • Mustafa Yavas, Adjunct Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mustafa.yavas@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc Bogazici University; MSc Bogazici University; PhD Yale University

    Research Interests: Economic Sociology; Political Sociology; Sociology of Work; Social Networks

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

    Research Interests: Early Modern Mediterranean and Persianate worlds. Global art history. Aesthetics and Politics.

  • Alia Yunis, Visiting Associate Professor of Film and Heritage Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: alia.yunis@nyu.edu
    Education: BA University of Minnesota; MA American University; PhD University of Amsterdam

    Research Interests: Middle East & the Gulf; Film & Television; Literature; Heritage; Memory & Identity; Heritage, Food& ...

  • Yasir Zaki, Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Global Network Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 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

  • Azhar Zam, Associate Professor of Bioengineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: azhar.zam@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

    Research Interests: Medical Imaging; Biomedical Optics, Biomedical Spectroscopy; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT); Pho...

  • Shamoon Zamir, Professor of Literature and Art History; Global Network Professor of Literature and Art History 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

  • Dania Zantout, Lecturer of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: dz41@nyu.edu
    Education: MS American University of Beirut; PhD Clemson University

    Research Interests: Automorphic forms, L-functions, Arithmetic Geometry

  • Ingyin Zaw, Program Head, Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Global Network 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

  • Weiren Zhao, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wz19@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, PhD Zhejiang University

    Research Interests: Functional Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, PDEs, Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Physics

  • William Zimmerle, Senior Lecturer, Arts and Humanities; Affiliated Faculty Member of the Arab Crossroads Studies Program and History Program Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: wgz1@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Pennsylvania; MDiv Harvard University Divinity School; BA Fairleigh Dickinson Univ...

    Research Interests: Arabian Aromatics; Ancient World; Heritage Law and Policy; Near Eastern and Arabian Archaeology; Ass...

  • Simone de Colle, Visiting Associate Professor of Business, Organizations and Society Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: simone.decolle@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Virginia, Darden School of Business; IESEG School of Management, Paris

    Research Interests: Business Ethics; Stakeholder Theory; Entrepreneurship; Responsible Capitalism.

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

    Research Interests: Africa; Experiments; Governance; Displacement; Poverty

  • Özlem Özhabeş, Visiting Lecturer Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: zz10021@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Istanbul University; MA Middlesex University

    Research Interests: Theatre, acting, directing, voice work, translation

 

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