Awards and Highlights
As a leading research institution, New York University provides innovative, diverse and superlative instruction to our students, creating the future leaders of the global community. We recruit faculty from the top of their fields, who contribute to our mission of academic excellence and foster the groundbreaking research and discovery that defines our University.
Our faculty are recognized for their contributions both in and out of the classroom by the NYU community. Their accomplishments and research are often acknowledged externally as well, earning them accolades from the world's leading organizations.
Fred Moten, a professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, has been named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Moten, a professor in the Department of Performance Studies at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, will receive a $625,000 "Genius Grant" to pursue intellectual, social, and artistic endeavors.