Six New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week.
Six New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week. This year’s 175 recipients were chosen from more than 3,100 applicants.
“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 are:
• Jeffrey Renard Allen, a faculty member in NYU’s Creative Writing Program
• Chris Collins, a professor in NYU’s Department of Linguistics
• Lucas Hnath, an adjunct faculty member in the Rita and Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts
• Laurence Maloney, a professor in NYU’s Department of Psychology
• Keith Miller, a faculty member at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and curator of the Gallatin Galleries
• G. Gabrielle Starr, Seryl Kushner Dean of NYU’s College of Arts and Science and a professor in the Department of English
Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the world’s foremost research universities and is a member of the selective Association of American Universities. NYU has degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, and has eleven other global academic sites around the world. More NYU students study internationally than any other university, according to the Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education, and NYU ranks third in the United States for the number of foreign students enrolled. Through its numerous schools and colleges, NYU conducts research and provides education in the arts and sciences, law, medicine, business, dentistry, education, nursing, the cinematic and performing arts, music and studio arts, public administration, engineering, social work, cities, global public health, big data, and continuing and professional studies, among other areas.