Senior Vice Provost for Global Faculty Development, NYU; Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development, NYU-Abu Dhabi and NYU-Shanghai
As Senior Vice Provost for Global Faculty Development at NYU, NYU-Abu Dhabi, and NYU-Shanghai, Dr. Robin's duties include coordination of faculty recruitment and the promotion and tenure process at the global campuses. Dr. Robin is the Provost's liaison to NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. As part of his provostial duties in New York, Dr. Robin oversees the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT) and the Faculty Resource Network (FRN), an NYU-based initiative providing professional development opportunities to faculty at its 55 partner institutions, more than half of which are minority-serving. Dr. Robin is engaged as well in educational reform initiatives in Pakistan, where he serves on the board of the Habib University Foundation.
In 2004, Dr. Robin joined the Faculty of the Department of Media Culture and Communication at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, where he assumed the duties of associate dean for academic affairs. He is the author of several books, including Scandals and Scoundrels: Seven Cases that Shook the Academy (University of California Press, 2004) and The Making of the Cold War Enemy: Culture and Politics in the Military-Intellectual Complex (Princeton University Press, 2001). He is currently writing a history of Cold War strategic advisors in the United States.
Prior to joining NYU, Dr. Robin taught U.S. history and communications theory at the University of Haifa, Israel, where he also served for five years as dean of student affairs. Dr. Robin’s undergraduate degree is from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Romance Languages and History). He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Berkeley.
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