Advisory Board

The NYU Center for the Humanities Advisory Board consists of faculty and administrators from NYU’s many schools an units that support a humanities curriculum. Members are appointed by the Provost and serve for a three-year term. The Advisory Board meets to discuss yearly programming and members serve on committees to review applications to the Center’s programs.

Yanoula Athanassakis
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Special Projects; Director of Environmental Humanities Initiative; Faculty, English and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts & Science

Ulrich Baer
Director, Center for the Humanities; University Professor, Departments of German and Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts & Science

Eric Banks
Director, New York Institute for the Humanities

Gabriela Basterra [sabbatical 2019-20]
Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature

Carolyn Dinshaw
Dean for the Humanities; Silver Professor; Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and English

Georgina Dopico
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and for the Humanities; Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Faculty of Arts & Science

Aisha Khan
Associate Professor, Anthropology; Associated Faculty, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Faculty of Arts & Science, and NYU Prison Education Program

Perri Klass
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine; Department of Journalism, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

Ashley Maynor
Director, Library Lab and Special Projects, Division of Libraries

Judith Miller
Professor, Department of French, Faculty of Arts & Science

Jennifer Morgan
Professor, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, Faculty of Arts & Science

Susan Murray
Professor, Department of Media, Culture, and Communications, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Crystal Parikh
Professor, Department of English; Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, Faculty of Arts & Science

Shelley Rice
Arts Professor, Department of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts; Art History Department, College of Arts & Science

Molly Rogers
Associate Director, Center for the Humanities

Laura Slatkin
Gallatin Distinguished Professor, Classical Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies, Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Thelma Thomas
Associate Professor, Institute of Fine Arts

Hentile Yapp [sabbatical 2019-20]
Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts

The NYU Center for the Humanities is generously supported by funding from the Office of the Provost at NYU and an endowment from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.