Deputy Provost and Vice Chancellor, Europe
Katherine Fleming serves the University as Deputy Provost and as Vice Chancellor (Europe). In her administrative capacity she works closely with the Deans, Directors and Schools on academic planning, and also has oversight of the Provost's Global Research Initiatives Program, which she created in 2011 and which supports faculty and graduate research at NYU's global sites. A historian, she is also the Director of the Remarque Institute; and is the Alexander S. Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture and Civilization in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Beyond NYU, Fleming is an associate member of the History department of the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, and is the President of the Board of the University of Piraeus, Greece. A specialist on modern Greece, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean, Fleming is most recently author of Greece: A Jewish History (Princeton, 2008), which won several prizes, among them the National Jewish Book Award and the Runciman Award. She holds a doctorate in History from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.A. (Chicago) and B.A. (Barnard/Columbia) in comparative religion.