Academic Policy and Governance

The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Policies and Governance advises the Provost on faculty-focused initiatives, as well as academic policies and procedures. It is responsible for clarifying policies and processes related to faculty rights and responsibilities in accordance with the NYU Faculty Handbook and respective NYUAD guidelines, as well as providing a liaison to faculty governance bodies and committees.

It also facilitates the development and implementation of initiatives supporting faculty opportunities and connectivity in NYU’s global network in full consultation with the relevant deans and program heads.

Martin Klimke, Associate Dean of Humanities, Associate Professor of History, NYUAD

Martin Klimke

Vice Provost for Academic Policies and Governance

Martin Klimke studied at the University of Göttingen, Amherst College, and the University of Heidelberg. Before joining NYU Abu Dhabi, he taught at the University of Heidelberg, Georgetown University, Rutgers University, and Meiji University, Tokyo.

He is an associated faculty member in the Department of History at NYU New York and an associated researcher at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) at the University of Heidelberg as well as in Transatlantic Cultural History (TCH) at the University of Augsburg, Germany.

At NYUAD, he has served as the Program Head for History, Chair of the Faculty Council Steering Committee, Senator, Associate Dean of Humanities, as well as Co-Chair of the university-wide Faculty Advisory Committee on NYU’s Global Network.

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Key People

Lorena Hernandez

Manager, Academic Policies and Governance

Hemayat Nabiel

Special Advisor to the Provost