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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.

Ulrich Baer

Ulrich Baer

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

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Gabriela Basterra

Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature

Una Chaudhuri

Dean for the Humanities; Collegiate Professor and Professor of English, Drama, and Environmental Studies

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Georgina Dopico

Interim Provost

Stéphane Gerson

Professor of French, French Studies, and History; Director of the Institute of French Studies

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Aisha Khan

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

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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

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Jennifer Morgan

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

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Susan Murray

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

Karen Nercessian

Associate Vice Provost for Strategy and Implementation

Urayoán Noel

Associate Professor of English, and Spanish and Portuguese

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Crystal Parikh

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

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Shelley Rice

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

Laura Slatkin

Laura Slatkin

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

Thomas Thelma

Thelma Thomas

Associate Professor of Fine Arts