The cornerstone of the Gallatin School is its individualized approach to education. Gallatin puts the individual student first. With the support and guidance of faculty advisers, students design unique courses of study, exploring multiple disciplines or various perspectives on specific areas of study not available in traditional departments.
BA Candidate - Fashion Design, Marketing, Race, Gender, and Sexuality
“My first year interdisciplinary seminar, Picture Theories, taught by Professor Chinnie Ding, laid the foundation for my evaluating imagery in society,” says Victor. . . .
BA Candidate - Theatre for a Globalizing World
A native of the San Francisco Bay area, Daniel chose Gallatin as a way to pursue and weave together his artistic and academic passions, instead of having to choose between them.. . .
MA – Urban Agriculture and Community Development
Through Gallatin’s Urban Democracy Lab, Erin spent a summer in Madrid as a Global Fellow in Urban Practice researching the recent development of urban agriculture and the urban social movement there.. . .
MA - Interactive Media Studies
With a BA from Harvard in new media, computer science, economics, and psychology, Benjamin worked in corporate strategy at NBC before coming to Gallatin to pursue an interdisciplinary degree in interactive media studies.. . .
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs & Associate Professor
Millery Polyné’s teaching and research interests examine the history of US African American and Afro-Caribbean intellectual thought; coloniality in the . . .
BA '13 - African Political Development, Colonial History, and Law
Fatoumata pursued a concentration in African Political Development and Colonial History and Law to explore Africa’s roots in colonialism and neocolonialism.. . .
BA '12 - Complex Systems and Emergent Behavior
Over the course of his studies at Gallatin, Jon tackled questions about how natural selection is possible, what drives life-like behavior of artificial systems in computer science, and why market economies function in a predictable ways.. . .
BA '03 - Political Memory and the Burden of History
“I was thrilled to find Gallatin,” will notes. “All of a sudden, everything made sense. New York opened up, the world of ideas opened up, and it was all attributable to Gallatin.”. . .
MA '13 - Political Ecology
After earning a BA in geography from Ohio State University, Hudson was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct independent research at the University of Toronto, where he studied the inequity of Toronto’s waste exports to Michigan and southwest Ontario.. . .
BA '15 - Ethics, Public Policy, and International Development
Julie-Ann chose Gallatin because the school afforded her the opportunity to build a core foundation at NYU’s College of Arts and Science and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, fusing her varied interests under Gallatin’s interdisciplinary umbrella. . . .
MA '15 - Legal Studies and Gender Studies
In Gallatin, Claire found an interdisciplinary program that has allowed her to construct an academic path that combines her interests in gender and legal studies, and specifically rape culture and reproductive rights in the U.S. . . .