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Deans and Directors

Roger Bagnall, BA, MA, PhD
Director, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World is a center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education aimed to encourage the study of the economic, religious, political and cultural connections between ancient civilizations.  ISAW is a discrete entity within NYU, with its own endowment and its own board of trustees. 

Gérard Ben Arous, BS, MSc, PhD
Director, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences; Vice Provost for Science and Engineering Development
The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences is a center for research and advanced training in mathematics and computer science.  It hosts NYU's department of mathematics and computer science and the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

Lauren Benton, BA, PhD
Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Science
The Graduate School of Arts and Science grants advanced degrees, including doctorates, master's and certificates, in a wide range of disciplines spanning the humanities, social, natural and physical sciences.

Charles N. Bertolami, DDS, DMedSc
Herman Robert Fox Dean, College of Dentistry
The College of Dentistry offers pre- and postdoctoral programs in dentistry and dental hygiene, as well as several MS programs and a PhD program in epidemiology in collaboration with Columbia, Johns Hopkins, and Yale Universities. The NYU College of Nursing, part of the College of Dentistry, offers degrees and advanced certificates in nursing.

Alfred H. Bloom, BA, PhD; hon.: LLD
Vice Chancellor, New York University Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi is a research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science college.  Through its NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, it is a world-class center of cutting-edge research, scholarship, and cultural activity.

Dominic Brewer, BA, MA, PhD
Gale and Ira Drukier Dean, Steinhardt School for Culture, Education, and Human Development
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development's undergraduate and graduate programs provide students with a professional education in the areas of health, education, communication, art, music and the arts professions.   

Thomas J. Carew, BA, MA, PhD; hon.: MA
Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
The Faculty of Arts and Science design curricula and teaching in both the College of Arts and Science (CAS) and the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS), linking undergraduate and graduate education with training and research rooted in the humanities, social, natural and physical sciences.

Joy Connolly, BA, PhD
Dean for Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Science
The Office of the Dean for Humanities, under the Faculty of Arts and Science, develops academic strategy and maintains academic excellence in the humanities programs in the College of Arts and Science (CAS) and the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS).

Dennis DiLorenzo, BA
Harvey J. Stedman Dean, School of Professional Studies
The School of Professional Studies offers undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in professional and career-focused study. SCPS also has a number of diploma and certificate programs for professional training.

Sherry A. Glied, BA, MA, PhD
Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
The Wagner Graduate School of Public Service offers advanced programs in public service and public policy. Wagner offers undergraduate courses and joint minors with other NYU schools, several master's programs, a doctoral program and dual degrees in conjunction with other schools at the University.

Allyson Green, BFA, MFA
Dean, Tisch School of the Arts
Tisch School of the Arts is one of the world’s leading centers of undergraduate and graduate study in the performing and cinematic arts. The school is comprised of 17 departments and programs offering the BA, BFA, MFA, MA, MPS, and PhD degrees.  

Robert I. Grossman, BS, MD
Saul J. Farber Dean, NYU School of Medicine; Chief Executive Officer, NYU Hospitals Center
The NYU School of Medicine is an integrated academic medical center, offering M.D., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., M.S., continuing medical education, residency and fellowship programs. The NYU Hospitals Center comprises Tisch Hospital, the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Cheryl G. Healton, BA, MPA, DrPH
Director, Global Institute of Public Health; Dean of Global Public Health
The Global Institute of Public Health is a university-wide endeavor supporting innovative public health education and collaborative research worldwide. Drawing from resources across NYU’s schools, the Institute offers interdisciplinary public health education at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels.

Peter Blair Henry, BA, BA, PhD
Dean, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
The Leonard N. Stern School of Business is a management education school and business center, offering undergraduate and graduate level programs in business and management education. Along with the London School of Economics and the HEC School of Management, Paris, Stern is part of the TRIUM Global Executive MBA program.

Michael Laver, BA (hons.), MA, PhD
Dean for Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Science
The Office of the Dean for Social Sciences, under the Faculty of Arts and Science, develops academic strategy and maintains academic excellence in social science programs in the College of Arts and Science (CAS) and the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS).

Jeffrey S. Lehman, BA, JD, MPP
Vice Chancellor, NYU Shanghai
NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus in NYU's global network. It is a world-class, comprehensive four-year liberal arts and science research university. The first class entered in Fall 2013.

Carol A. Mandel, BA, MA, MSLS
Dean of Libraries
The Office of the Dean of Libraries oversees NYU's libraries, media services, university archives and the NYU Press.

Geeta Menon, BS, MA, PhD
Dean, Undergraduate College, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
The undergraduate program at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business combines business fundamentals with the liberal arts, and prepares students to be socially responsible, global leaders and thinkers for the 21st century.

Trevor Morrison, BA, JD
Dean, School of Law
The School of Law is a center for advanced law study, offering J.D. degrees and a number of dual degree programs with other graduate schools at the University. Among its programs, the School of Law has 10 areas of focus for students to explore.

Michael D. Purugganan, BS, MA, PhD
Dean for Science, Faculty of Arts and Science
The Office of the Dean for Science, under the Faculty of Arts and Science, develops academic strategy and maintains academic excellence in science programs in the College of Arts and Science (CAS) and the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS).

Paul Romer, BS, PhD
Director, Marron Institute of Urban Management
The Marron Institute deepens the fundamental understanding of cities by working with civic innovators to improve urban management.  

Patricia Lee Rubin, BA, MA, PhD
Judy and Michael Steinhardt Director, Institute of Fine Arts
The Institute of Fine Arts is a center for graduate teaching and advanced research in the history of art, archaeology and the conservation and technology of works of art. The Institute offers degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy, an Advanced Certificate in Conservation of Works of Art and Certificate in Curatorial Studies issued jointly with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Fred Schwarzbach, BA, MA, PhD
Dean of Liberal Studies
The Liberal Studies Program is a two-year foundation program for students who will complete their education in one of the university's other undergraduate schools. It features an interdisciplinary core curriculum that fulfills the liberal arts requirements for bachelor's degrees in NYU's other schools.

Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, BE, ME, MA, PhD; hon.:DSc
Dean, Polytechnic School of Engineering; Executive Vice Provost for Engineering and Applied Sciences
The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is a comprehensive school of engineering, applied sciences, technology and research. The institution, founded in 1854, is the nation’s second-oldest private engineering school.

G. Gabrielle Starr, BA, MA, PhD
Seryl Kushner Dean, College of Arts and Science
The College of Arts and Science provides undergraduate programs in liberal arts study.  In addition to majors and minors in the humanities, social, natural and physical sciences, CAS offers various pre-professional and inter-school programs.

Eileen Sullivan-Marx, BSN, MS, PhD, CRNP, RN, FAAN
Dean, College of Nursing
The College of Nursing educates future nursing professionals who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in research, education, and practice. The College offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, as well as advanced certificate programs.

Lynn Videka, BSN, MA, PhD
Dean, Silver School of Social Work
The Silver School of Social Work is a center for the education of professional social workers, offering undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees.  Students study at NYU's Washington Square campus, at Sarah Lawrence College, the College of Staten Island and St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Susanne L. Wofford, BA; BPhil [Oxon], PhD
Dean, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
The Gallatin School of Individualized Study gives students the opportunity to design a program of study tailored to their own needs and interests. Undergraduate and master's studies are conducted in conjunction with other University schools and programs.

Yu Lizhong, BSc, PhD
Chancellor, NYU Shanghai
NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus in NYU's global network. It is a world-class, comprehensive four-year liberal arts and science research university. The first class entered in Fall 2013.

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