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Twelve NYU Faculty Awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 11, 2014
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Twelve New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week. This year’s 178 recipients were chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants in the United States and Canada.

“These artists and writers, scholars and scientists represent the best of the best,” said Edward Hirsch, president of the foundation. “Since 1925, the Guggenheim Foundation has always bet everything on the individual, and we’re thrilled to continue the tradition with this wonderfully talented and diverse group. It’s an honor to be able to support these individuals to do the work they were meant to do.”

This year’s NYU Guggenheim Fellows, nearly doubling last year’s total of seven, are:

  • Rania Attieh, an adjunct professor of film aesthetics at the Tisch School of the Arts
  • Annie Baker, an adjunct professor of dramatic writing at the Tisch School of the Arts
  • Kathy Butterly, an adjunct professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development’s Department of Art and Art Professions
  • Thomas Crow, the Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts
  • Emily Fragos, a faculty member at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study
  • Sarah Kay, a professor in the Department of French
  • Rashaun Mitchell, an assistant arts professor at the Tisch School of the Arts’ Dance Department
  • Meghan O’Rourke, a faculty member in NYU’s Creative Writing Program
  • Ranya Rapp, a professor in the Department of Anthropology
  • Lynne Sachs, an adjunct professor at the Tisch School of the Arts’ Kanbar Institute of Film & Television
  • Daniel Stein, a professor in the Department of Physics and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • Marco Williams, arts professor at the Tisch School of the Arts’ Kanbar Institute of Film & Television


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Tisch School of the Arts, Faculty, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Institute of Fine Arts, Research, Arts and Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

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Twelve New York University faculty have been awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

Twelve NYU professors and instructors have been awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week. This year’s 178 recipients were chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants in the United States and Canada.


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