List of New York University faculty

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Following is a partial list of notable faculty (either past, present or visiting) of New York University. As of 2014, among NYU's past and present faculty, there are at least 159 Guggenheim Fellows, over 7 Lasker Award winners, and at least 68 are currently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[1]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Aumann, RobertRobert Aumann Oskar Morgenstern professor, 1997 2005 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [2]
Bellow, SaulSaul Bellow professor 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature [3]
Benacerraf, BarujBaruj Benacerraf professor 1956–1968 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine [4]
Brodsky, JosephJoseph Brodsky fellow, New York Institute for the Humanities 1987 Nobel Prize in Literature [5]
Engle, Robert F.Robert F. Engle professor 1999– 2003 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [6]
Eucken, RudolfRudolf Eucken lecturer 1913–1914 1908 Nobel Prize in Literature [7]
Heckman, JamesJames Heckman associate adjunct professor 1972 2000 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [8]
Hershko, AvramAvram Hershko adjunct professor 1998– 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry [9]
Kandel, Eric R.Eric R. Kandel MED 1955, M.D.; Associate Professor 1965–74 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine [10]
Koopmans, TjallingTjalling Koopmans professor, 1940 1975 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [11]
Leontief, WassilyWassily Leontief professor 1975–1999 1973 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [12]
Loewi, OttoOtto Loewi professor 1940–1961 1936 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine [13]
Marcus, RudolphRudolph Marcus professor 1946–1952, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 1960–1961, NYU Courant Institute 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry [14]
Mulliken, Robert S.Robert S. Mulliken professor 1926–1928 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry [15]
Myrdal, GunnarGunnar Myrdal visiting professor 1974 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [16]
Ochoa, SeveroSevero Ochoa professor 1942–1974 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine [17]
Phelps, EdmundEdmund Phelps professor 1978–1979 2006 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [18]
Prescott, Edward C.Edward C. Prescott Shinsei visiting professor 2005– 2004 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [19]
Samuelson, Paul A.Paul A. Samuelson visiting professor 1970 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [20]
Sargent, ThomasThomas Sargent professor 2002– 2011 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [21]
Soyinka, WoleWole Soyinka Scholar-in-Residence 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature [22]
Spence, MichaelMichael Spence professor 2010– 2001 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics [23][24]

American Academy of Arts and Sciences[edit]

Members of the National Academy of Sciences[edit]

Members of the National Academy of Engineering[edit]

Guggenheim Fellows[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Wolf, JackJack Wolf professor 1963–1965, NYU Courant Institute, 1965–1973, NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow (1979)
Sreenivasan, K. R.K. R. Sreenivasan professor at NYU Courant Institute and NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Felsen, Leopold B.Leopold B. Felsen professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Frisch, IvanIvan Frisch professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow [34]
Ewald, Paul PeterPaul Peter Ewald professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Trythall, Richard AakerRichard Aaker Trythall professor at NYU Florence Guggenheim Fellow (1967)
Pine, David J.David J. Pine professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Montroll, Elliott WatersElliott Waters Montroll professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Krutch, Joseph WoodJoseph Wood Krutch professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Genovese, EugeneEugene Genovese professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Freeman, HerbertHerbert Freeman professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Hoff, Nicholas J.Nicholas J. Hoff professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Doty, Paul M.Paul M. Doty professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering Guggenheim Fellow
Cheeger, JeffJeff Cheeger professor, NYU Courant Institute Guggenheim Fellow
Young, Lai-SangLai-Sang Young professor, NYU Courant Institute Guggenheim Fellow
Deift, PercyPercy Deift professor, NYU Courant Institute Guggenheim Fellow
Heidelberger, MichaelMichael Heidelberger professor 1964–1991, NYU School of Medicine In 1934 and 1936 he received the Guggenheim Fellowship
Abercrombie, Thomas A.Thomas A. Abercrombie professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Guggenheim Fellow
Horwich, PaulPaul Horwich professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Guggenheim Fellow
Kamm, FrancesFrances Kamm professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Guggenheim Fellow
Gertler, Mark L.Mark L. Gertler professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Guggenheim Fellow
Ross, KristinKristin Ross professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Guggenheim Fellow
Strauss, DarinDarin Strauss professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Guggenheim Fellow; winner of National Book Critics Circle Award
Goldstein, RebeccaRebecca Goldstein professor, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Guggenheim Fellow
Palem, KrishnaKrishna Palem professor, NYU Courant Institute Guggenheim Fellow

MacArthur Fellows[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Arthur G. Amsterdam Professor of Law 1989 MacArthur Fellow
Bloom, HaroldHarold Bloom Berg Professor of English 1985 MacArthur Fellow
Goldstein, RebeccaRebecca Goldstein Professor of English 1996 MacArthur Fellow
Connelly, Joan BretonJoan Breton Connelly Professor of Art History 1996 MacArthur Fellow
Faye D. Ginsburg Professor of Anthropology 1994 MacArthur Fellow
Fritz John Professor of Mathematics 1984 MacArthur Fellow
Kinnell, GalwayGalway Kinnell Professor of Creative Writing 1984 MacArthur Fellow
Sylvia A. Law LAW 1968, J.D.; professor 1983 MacArthur Fellow
Lewis, David LeveringDavid Levering Lewis Professor of History 1999 MacArthur Fellow
Ruth Watson Lubic Adjunct Professor 1993 MacArthur Fellow
Paule Marshall Professor of English 1992 MacArthur Fellow
Deborah Meier Research Scholar, Steinhardt 1987 MacArthur Fellow
Chudnovsky brothers Math professors, Tandon School of Engineering MacArthur Fellows
Perle, GeorgeGeorge Perle GSAS 1956, Ph.D.; professor of music 1974 MacArthur Fellow
Peskin, Charles S.Charles S. Peskin Professor of Mathematics 1983 MacArthur Fellow
Robert Shapley Professor of Neurology 1986 MacArthur Fellow
Smith, Anna DeavereAnna Deavere Smith Professor of Performance Studies 1996 MacArthur Fellow
Willis, DeborahDeborah Willis Professor of Photography 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Rita P. Wright Professor of Anthropology 1988 MacArthur Fellow
Horng-Tzer Yau Professor of Mathematics 2000 MacArthur Fellow

Rhodes Scholars[edit]

National Medals for Science, Technology and Innovation, Arts and Humanities recipients[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Friedrichs, Kurt O.Kurt O. Friedrichs professor 1938–1974 at NYU Courant Institute 1976 National Medal of Science recipient
Varadhan, S. R. SrinivasaS. R. Srinivasa Varadhan professor at NYU Courant Institute 2010 National Medal of Science recipient
Nirenberg, LouisLouis Nirenberg professor at NYU Courant Institute 1995 National Medal of Science recipient
Keller, JosephJoseph Keller professor at NYU Courant Institute 1988 National Medal of Science recipient
Morawetz, Cathleen SyngeCathleen Synge Morawetz professor at NYU Courant Institute 1998 National Medal of Science recipient
Heidelberger, MichaelMichael Heidelberger professor 1964–1991 at NYU School of Medicine 1967 National Medal of Science recipient
Ochoa, SeveroSevero Ochoa professor 1942–1974 at NYU School of Medicine 1979 National Medal of Science recipient
Mark, Herman FrancisHerman Francis Mark professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering 1979 National Medal of Science recipient
Marcus, Rudolph A.Rudolph A. Marcus professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering 1989 National Medal of Science recipient
Swartz, JeromeJerome Swartz professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering 1999 National Medal of Technology recipient
Deming, W. EdwardsW. Edwards Deming professor 1987 National Medal of Technology recipient
Weber, ErnstErnst Weber professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering 1987 National Medal of Science recipient
Breit, GregoryGregory Breit professor at NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science 1967 National Medal of Science recipient
Lax, PeterPeter Lax professor at NYU Courant Institute 1986 National Medal of Science recipient
Fichandler, ZeldaZelda Fichandler professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts 1996 National Medal of Arts recipient
Smith, Anna DeavereAnna Deavere Smith professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts 2013 National Humanities Medal recipient
Goldstein, RebeccaRebecca Goldstein professor at NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science 2015 National Humanities Medal recipient
McBride (writer), JamesJames McBride (writer) professor at NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science 2016 National Humanities Medal recipient
Brodie (biochemist), BernardBernard Brodie (biochemist) professor at NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science 1968 National Medal of Science recipient

Abel Prize recipients[edit]

College of Arts and Science (undergraduate and graduate)[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Mehta, SuketuSuketu Mehta Associate professor, journalism, current writer, Maximum City [39]
Trythall, Richard AakerRichard Aaker Trythall Professor, music theory composer, pianist
Saul Bellow Writer Professor 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature
Harold Bloom Literary critic Berg Professor of English 1985 MacArthur Fellow
Faye D. Ginsburg Scholar Professor of Anthropology 1994 MacArthur Fellow
Galway Kinnell Poet Professor 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Wassily Leontief Economist Professor 1975–1999 1973 Nobel Prize in Economics
Otto Loewi Pharmacologist Professor 1940–1961 1936 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Ruth Watson Lubic Scholar Adjunct Professor 1993 MacArthur Fellow
Paule Marshall Writer Professor of English 1992 MacArthur Fellow
Robert S. Mulliken Physicist, chemist Professor 1926–1928 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Rita P. Wright Scholar Professor of Anthropology 1988 MacArthur Fellow

Tandon School of Engineering (formerly Polytechnic School of Engineering)[edit]

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences[edit]

This is a small selection of Courant's famous faculty over the years and a few of their distinctions:[59]

Stern School of Business[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Bastien, VincentVincent Bastien Professor, current TRIUM Global Executive MBA Professor
Carpenter, Jennifer N.Jennifer N. Carpenter Professor, current Associate Professor of Finance
Damodaran, AswathAswath Damodaran Professor, current Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education
Elton, EdEd Elton Professor, current Nomura Professor of Finance; Academic Director of Stern Doctoral Program
Froewiss, KenKen Froewiss Professor, current Clinical Professor of Finance and Academic Director of Executive Programs
Gode, DanDan Gode Professor, current Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting
Haidt, JonathanJonathan Haidt Professor, current Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership
Henry, Peter BlairPeter Blair Henry Professor, current Dean, NYU Stern; Dean Richard R. West Professorship in Business; William R. Berkley Professor of Economics & Finance
Kurnow, ErnestErnest Kurnow Professor, current Business Statistics professor; on NYU faculty since 1948
Ljungqvist, AlexanderAlexander Ljungqvist Professor, current Research Professor of Finance; Ira Rennert Professor of Entrepreneurship; Research Director, Berkley Center
Marciano, SoniaSonia Marciano Professor, current Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
Posner, MichaelMichael Posner Professor, current Professor of Business and Society
Pugel, ThomasThomas Pugel Professor, current Vice Dean of Executive Programs and Professor of Economics and Global Business
Romer, PaulPaul Romer Professor, current Professor of Economics. World Bank Chief Economist. [60]
Roubini, NourielNouriel Roubini Professor, current Professor of Economics and International Business
Sargent, ThomasThomas Sargent Professor, current William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business
Saunders, AnthonyAnthony Saunders Professor, current John M. Schiff Professor of Finance
Spence, MichaelMichael Spence Professor, current William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & Business
Sundaram, RaghuRaghu Sundaram Professor, current Professor of Finance; Yamaichi Faculty Fellow
Sundararajan, ArunArun Sundararajan Professor, current Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences; NEC Faculty Fellow
Sylla, RichardRichard Sylla Professor, current History of Financial Institutions and Markets professor
White, Lawrence J.Lawrence J. White Professor, current Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics
Zemel, EitanEitan Zemel Professor, current Vice Dean for Strategic Initiatives and the W. Edwards Deming Professor of Quality and Productivity
Zicklin, LarryLarry Zicklin Professor, current Clinical Professor at Stern; Neuberger Berman’s Chairman of the Board

Tisch School of the Arts[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Gilles, D. B.D. B. Gilles Teaches screenwriting four plays published by Dramatists Play Service [61]
Kimbrell, MarketaMarketa Kimbrell Taught directing and acting taught film directing and acting from 1970 to 2006; founder of the New York Street Theater Caravan [62]
Susan Sandler Teaches screenwriting and directing wrote plays and screenplays including Crossing Delancey [63]

Gallatin School of Individualized Study[edit]

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development[edit]

  • Richard Arum, sociologist of education
  • Roscoe Brown, education professor, one of the Tuskegee Airmen
  • Meg Bussert, actress, singer, music theatre professor
  • Eduardus Halim, pianist, professor, inaugural holder of the Sascha Gorodnitzki Chair in Piano Studies at NYU
  • Martha Hill, dance instructor and director of NYU’s Dance Education program
  • James Weldon Johnson, author, civil rights activist, educator, lawyer, songwriter, diplomat
  • sj Miller, Deputy Director of Educational Equity
  • Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition and Food Studies, author, blogger
  • Neil Postman, education reformer, humanist, social visionary, author, media critic, and creator of the NYU’s Department of Media Ecology
  • Diane Ravitch, historian of education, educational policy analyst, research professor, and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education
  • Louise Rosenblatt, author of Literature as Exploration, noted scholar on the teaching of literature, and director of NYU's doctoral program in English Education
  • John Scofield, jazz-rock guitarist and composer
  • Jacob Weinberg, pianist and composer [64]
  • Hale Woodruff, printmaker, muralist, draftsman, painter
  • Stefaan Verhulst, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU. Senior Associated Fellow in the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Oxford University

Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service[edit]

School of Law[edit]

NYU Law has the second highest number of faculty who are members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences with 19 inductees, behind only Harvard.[65]

Some of NYU's notable professors include:

School of Medicine[edit]

NYU Abu Dhabi[edit]

Notable faculty include:

NYU Shanghai[edit]

Professor emeriti and other notable faculty[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Notability Reference
Koonin, Steven E.Steven E. Koonin Professor Former provost of California Institute of Technology
Leebron, DavidDavid Leebron Professor 7th President of Rice University
Lehman, Jeffrey S.Jeffrey S. Lehman Professor Former president of Cornell University
Bloom, AlfredAlfred Bloom Professor Former president of Swarthmore College
Komunyakaa, YusefYusef Komunyakaa Professor Pulitzer Prize winner
Eisgruber, Christopher L.Christopher L. Eisgruber Professor 20th and current President of Princeton University
Lew, JackJack Lew Professor 76th United States Secretary of the Treasury
Hairer, MartinMartin Hairer Professor Fields Medal winner
Allen, Frances E.Frances E. Allen Professor Turing Award winner
Nirenberg, LouisLouis Nirenberg Professor Abel Prize winner
Abercrombie, Thomas A.Thomas A. Abercrombie Professor, current winner of the 2004–2005 Guggenheim Fellowship
Davis, MartinMartin Davis Professor Emeritus Davis is the co-inventor of the Davis–Putnam algorithm and the DPLL algorithms. He is also known for his model of Post–Turing machines.
Alston, PhilipPhilip Alston Professor, current John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law; the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary executions
Copperfield (illusionist), DavidDavid Copperfield (illusionist) Professor Taught a course in magic
Myler, CammyCammy Myler Professor American luger who was a member of the U.S. National Luge Team from 1985 to 1998 and competed on four Winter Olympics teams
Altman, EdwardEdward Altman Professor, 1977 – inventor of the "Altman Z-Score"
Amichai, YehudaYehuda Amichai Poet in residence awarded the 1969 Brenner Prize, 1976 Bialik Prize, and 1982 Israel Prize
Amkpa, AwamAwam Amkpa Professor, current; director of NYU's Africana studies drama professor and professor
Appel, Jacob M.Jacob M. Appel Visiting faculty, current bioethicist, authority on euthanasia [67]
Bagnall, Roger S.Roger S. Bagnall Visiting Professor Director of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at NYU
Baird, Henry MartynHenry Martyn Baird B.A. 1850, Professor 1859–1906 historian of the Huguenots
Baumol, WilliamWilliam Baumol professor member of National Academy of Science
Bellow, SaulSaul Bellow Professor 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature
Benacerraf, BarujBaruj Benacerraf Professor 1956–1968 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Berger, MarshaMarsha Berger Professor member of National Academy of Science
Bernanke, BenBen Bernanke Visiting Professor 1993 Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board
Bernstein, CarlCarl Bernstein Professor 1973 Pulitzer Prize (Watergate)
Block, NedNed Block Professor 1996– contributed to matters of consciousness and cognitive science
Boghossian, PaulPaul Boghossian Professor, current Professor of Philosophy
Bona, RichardRichard Bona Professor, current jazz bassist and composer
Brams, StevenSteven Brams Professor 1969 – known for his research on voting systems and approval voting
Bundy, McGeorgeMcGeorge Bundy Professor of History (1979–1989) National Security Advisor under John F. Kennedy
Canemaker, JohnJohn Canemaker Professor, current Academy Award-winning independent animator, animation historian
Cantor, NormanNorman Cantor Professor 1978–2004 medievalist
Castañeda, JorgeJorge Castañeda Visiting Professor Secretary of State of Mexico
Cavallo, DomingoDomingo Cavallo Guest Lecturer former Minister of Finance, Republic of Argentina
Chaikin, PaulPaul Chaikin professor, current physicist
Chapman, HerrickHerrick Chapman Professor since 1992 historian of France
Cheeger, JeffJeff Cheeger Professor member of National Academy of Science
Cohen, Stephen F.Stephen F. Cohen Professor scholar of history and foreign relations of Russia
Conley, DaltonDalton Conley Professor, current sociologist
Breton Connelly, JoanJoan Breton Connelly Professor, current classical archaeologist and Professor of Classics and Art History at New York University; appointed to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee by President George W. Bush in 2003; awarded MacArthur Fellowship in 1996
Copperfield, DavidDavid Copperfield Professor taught a course on magic at the age of sixteen
Courant, RichardRichard Courant Professor noted for the development of the finite element method
Bueno de Mesquita, BruceBruce Bueno de Mesquita Professor, current political scientist
Doctorow, E. L.E. L. Doctorow Professor author of Ragtime
Donoghue, DenisDenis Donoghue Professor, current Irish literary critic; Henry James Chair of English and American Letters at New York University
Dorsen, NormanNorman Dorsen Professor, current former president of the American Civil Liberties Union, 1976–1991
Draper, John WilliamJohn William Draper Professor, 1840–1881 founder and former president of the Medical School
Drucker, Peter F.Peter F. Drucker Professor, 1950–1972 major contributor to management theory
Duster, TroyTroy Duster Professor, current sociologist
Dworkin, RonaldRonald Dworkin Professor, –2013 clerked for Judge Learned Hand of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; winner of the 2007 Holberg International Memorial Prize
Easterly, WilliamWilliam Easterly Professor 2003– economist
Engle, Robert F.Robert F. Engle Professor 1999– 2003 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics
Ferguson, NiallNiall Ferguson Professor author of Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World
Fichandler, ZeldaZelda Fichandler Professor, current National Medal of Arts winner in 1996; inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1999
Field, HartryHartry Field Professor, current philosopher
Fine, KitKit Fine Professor, current Silver Professor of Philosophy
Joel Fink Professor, former Associate Dean of Roosevelt University
Fromm, ErichErich Fromm Professor of psychiatry 1962–1974 German-American psychologist and philosopher
Gertler, Mark L.Mark L. Gertler Professor, current macroeconomist; Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Economics at New York University; Guggenheim Fellowship
Gilligan, CarolCarol Gilligan Professor known for her work on ethical community and ethical relationships
Goldman, VivienVivien Goldman Professor, Clive Davis School of Recorded Music wrote the first biography of Bob Marley
Gould, Stephen JayStephen Jay Gould Vincent Astor Visiting Professor known for his development of the evolutionary biology theory of punctuated equilibrium and his scientific writings
Grainger, PercyPercy Grainger Professor, 1932–1940 inventor of the Free Music Machine, the forerunner of the synthesizer
Groff, RinneRinne Groff Professor, Tisch School of the Arts recipient of the Whiting Writers' Award in 2005 for plays
Gromov, MikhailMikhail Gromov Jay Gould Professor of Mathematics made major contributions to metric geometry and symplectic geometry
Heeger, DavidDavid Heeger Professor, current neuroscientist; son of Nobel laureate chemist Alan J. Heeger
Hering, Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster Hering Dean credited with taking the first human x-ray in the United States
Hershko, AvramAvram Hershko Adjunct Professor 1998– 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Hook, SidneySidney Hook Professor, 1927–1972 philosopher who championed pragmatism
Horwich, PaulPaul Horwich Professor, current philosopher, Guggenheim Fellowship
Jeremijenko, NatalieNatalie Jeremijenko Professor, current photographer, founder of xDesign Environmental Health Clinic
Johnson, JothamJotham Johnson Chairman of Classics archaeologist; former President of Archaeological Institute of America [68]
Jovanovic, BoyanBoyan Jovanovic Professor, current economist, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Judt, TonyTony Judt Professor director of Erich Maria Remarque Institute; author of Postwar
Kamm, FrancesFrances Kamm Professor philosopher, winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship
Kandel, EricEric Kandel Professor former faculty member at the New York University Medical School; winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Kayne, RichardRichard Kayne Professor of Linguistics, current developed the theory of antisymmetry
Khoury, EliasElias Khoury Professor Lebanese writer and critic
Kirzner, IsraelIsrael Kirzner Professor emeritus, current economist, leading proponent of the Austrian School of Economics.
King, JasonJason King Professor, Artistic Director of NYU's Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music writer, pop critic, music manager
Kinnell, GalwayGalway Kinnell Professor, 1993 – 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Krentzman, StewartStewart Krentzman Instructor CEO of Oki Data Americas, Inc.
Krinsky, Carol HerselleCarol Herselle Krinsky Professor architectural historian [69]
Kumm, MattiasMattias Kumm Professor, current holds a Research Professorship on "Globalization and the Rule of Law" at the Social Science Research Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, WZB) and Humboldt University in Berlin
Krugman, SaulSaul Krugman Professor developed first vaccine against hepatitis B
Lax, PeterPeter Lax Professor, current member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences; awarded the National Medal of Science in 1986, the Wolf Prize in 1987 and the Abel Prize in 2005
E. LeDoux, JosephJoseph E. LeDoux Professor, current neuroscientist
Lee, SpikeSpike Lee Film professor in the Tisch School of the Arts, current actor, director, producer, social activist
Leontief, WassilyWassily Leontief Professor, 1975–1999 1973 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics
Leval, Pierre N.Pierre N. Leval Professor Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Levering, DavidDavid Levering Professor, current Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History
Loewi, OttoOtto Loewi Professor 1940–1961 1936 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Marcus, GaryGary Marcus Professor, Current Psychology Robert L. Fantz award, cognitive development
McLeod, ColinColin McLeod Professor, 1941–1970 established that genes are made of DNA
Meron, TheodorTheodor Meron Professor President, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Mills, CherylCheryl Mills Current Senior Vice President for Operations and Administration former Deputy Counsel to President Bill Clinton; lead defense attorney in his 1999 Senate Impeachment
Morawetz, Cathleen SyngeCathleen Synge Morawetz Professor, current mathematician, winner of the National Medal of Science in 1983 and 1988
Morse, Samuel F. B.Samuel F. B. Morse Professor, 1832–? inventor of Morse Code
Morton, BrianBrian Morton Professor, current academic and novelist
Mulliken, Robert S.Robert S. Mulliken Professor, 1926–1928 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Myrdal, GunnarGunnar Myrdal Visiting professor 1974 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics
Nagel, ThomasThomas Nagel Professor scholar, philosophy of mind
Nestle, MarionMarion Nestle Professor, current nutritionist
Noble, Ronald K.Ronald K. Noble Professor of law Interpol Secretary General 2000–present
O'Brien, Conor CruiseConor Cruise O'Brien Professor Irish politician and academic
Ochoa, SeveroSevero Ochoa Professor, 1942–1974 winner of 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Olds, SharonSharon Olds Professor, current English creative writing teacher
Ollman, BertellBertell Ollman Full professor
Parkes, Henry BamfordHenry Bamford Parkes Professor author of Gods and Men, The Origins of Western Culture and A History of Mexico
Patell, CyrusCyrus Patell Professor, current American literature and cultural critic
Penenberg, AdamAdam Penenberg Professor uncovered the journalistic fraud of The New Republic reporter Stephen Glass
Peters, F. E.F. E. Peters Professor, 1961– pioneer in comparative study of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Pnueli, AmirAmir Pnueli Professor of Computer Science, current winner of the 1996 Turing Award
Pope, MartinMartin Pope Professor Emeritus physical chemist, winner of the 2006 Davy Medal
Postman, NeilNeil Postman 1959–2003 author of Amusing Ourselves to Death; founder of media ecology program
Pratt, Mary LouiseMary Louise Pratt Professor, current Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures
Ransohoff, JosephJoseph Ransohoff Professor, 1962–1992 physician
Ray, DebrajDebraj Ray Professor, current economist
Revesz, RichardRichard Revesz Professor, current Dean of New York University School of Law
Rosenblum, RobertRobert Rosenblum Professor art historian and curator
Ross, KristinKristin Ross Professor, current professor of comparative literature, recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship from 1999 to 2000
Rubinstein, ArielAriel Rubinstein Professor, current Israeli economist
Sachs, CurtCurt Sachs Professor, 1937–1953 co-author of the Sachs–Hornbostel scheme
Sager, NaomiNaomi Sager Professor, 1965–1995 pioneer in computational linguistics; Director of the Linguistic String Project
Samuelson, Paul A.Paul A. Samuelson Visiting professor winner of 1970 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics
Sargent, ThomasThomas Sargent Professor one of the leaders of the rational expectations revolution; Berkeley Professor of Economics and Business
Sarnak, PeterPeter Sarnak Professor, 2001–2005 mathematician
Schmidt, MaryMary Schmidt Professor, current Dean of the Tisch School of the Arts, fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Scofield, JohnJohn Scofield Professor, current jazz fusion guitarist and composer
Sennett, RichardRichard Sennett Professor, current Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Royal Society of Literature; founding director of the New York Institute for the Humanities
Shrum, BobBob Shrum Professor Democratic political consultant
Sieburth, RichardRichard Sieburth Professor, current translator, essayist and editor
Sokal, AlanAlan Sokal Professor known for the Sokal Affair
Strauss, DarinDarin Strauss Adjunct Professor, 2000–present author of Chang & Eng and The Real McCoy; 2005 teaching award winner; 2006 Guggenheim Fellowship
Subrahmanyam, Marti G.Marti G. Subrahmanyam Professor, current Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business
Sullivan, EdwardEdward Sullivan Professor taught English as a Second Language at New York University for 15 years
Tappan, Henry PhilipHenry Philip Tappan Professor of philosophy first President of the University of Michigan
Tate, AllenAllen Tate Professor, 1948–1951 author, Ode to the Confederate Dead
Thiongo, Ngugi waNgugi wa Thiongo Visiting professor Kenyan activist
Thomas, LewisLewis Thomas Dean, NYU School of Medicine
Varadhan, S. R. SrinivasaS. R. Srinivasa Varadhan Professor, current mathematician, 2007 winner of the Abel Prize
Venkatesh, AkshayAkshay Venkatesh Professor, current mathematician, winner of the 2007 Salem Prize
Mises, Ludwig vonLudwig von Mises Professor, 1945–1969 leader of the Austrian School of Economics
Weschler, LawrenceLawrence Weschler Professor, current Director of the New York Institute for the Humanities
Weyn, SuzanneSuzanne Weyn Guest instructor, 1988–1989 author of over forty novels
Wolfe, ThomasThomas Wolfe author
Wright, LawrenceLawrence Wright Professor, current Fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University School of Law, author of The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
J.C. Young, RobertRobert J.C. Young Professor, current postcolonial theorist, writer and historian
W. Zweig, RonaldRonald W. Zweig Professor, current Israeli historian, member of the Historical Advisory Panel to the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
Simoncelli , Eero P.Eero P. Simoncelli Professor, current Won a Technology & Engineering Emmy Award [70]

New York University Presidents[edit]

Name Relation to NYU Years Reference
Matthews, James M.James M. Matthews 1st President 1831–1839
Frelinghuysen, TheodoreTheodore Frelinghuysen 2nd President 1839–1850, U.S. Senator [71]
Ferris, IsaacIsaac Ferris 3rd President 1853–1870
Crosby, HowardHoward Crosby 4th President 1870–1881
Hall, JohnJohn Hall 5th President 1881–1891
MacCracken, Henry MitchellHenry Mitchell MacCracken 6th President 1891–1911, developer of the University Heights Campus
Brown, Elmer EllsworthElmer Ellsworth Brown 7th President 1911–1933
Chase, Harry WoodburnHarry Woodburn Chase 8th President 1933–1951
Madden, James LoomisJames Loomis Madden Acting Chancellor 1951–1952
Heald, Henry TownleyHenry Townley Heald 9th President 1952–1956
Newsom, Carroll VincentCarroll Vincent Newsom 10th President 1956–1962
Hester, James McNaughtonJames McNaughton Hester 11th President 1962–1975
Sawhill, John C.John C. Sawhill 12th President 1975–1980
Bennett, Ivan LoveridgeIvan Loveridge Bennett Acting President 1980–1981
Brademas, JohnJohn Brademas 13th President 1981–1991, United States House of Representatives
Oliva, L. JayL. Jay Oliva 14th President 1991–2002
Sexton, JohnJohn Sexton 15th President 2003–2015
Hamilton, Andrew D.Andrew D. Hamilton 16th President 2016–present

New York University founders[edit]

Founders of NYU include:

See also[edit]

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