BRENDEN LAKE, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Data Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science, was named to MIT Technology Review’s annual list of Innovators Under 35
YANN LECUN, Silver Professor of Computer Science in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, was awarded the 2018 Industrial Research Institute Medal.
LYLE ASHTON HARRIS, Associate Professor of Art and Art Education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, received the annual Courage + Creativity Award from AFRICA'SOUT!
FRANKIE EDOZIEN, Clinical Associate Professor of Journalism in the Faculty of Arts and Science, won a Lambda Literary Award for Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man.
RUVANEE VILHAUER, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Science, received the 2018 Iowa Short Fiction Award for her short story collection The Water Diviner and Other Stories.
KIT FINE, Silver Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics in FAS, was awarded the the American Philosophical Association's Lebowitz Prize.
STEFANO SACANNA, Assistant Professor of Chemistry in FAS, won a Human Frontier Science Program Young Investigator Award.
MIKE WARD, Silver Professor of Chemistry in FAS, was inducted into the European Academy of Sciences.
OSKAR EUSTIS, Arts Professor at Tisch School of the Arts, was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play for Latin History for Morons.
Two faculty members in FAS were elected to the National Academy of Sciences:
- CLAUDE DESPLAN, Silver Professor of Biology and Neural Science
- PAULA ENGLAND, Silver Professor of Sociology
Two faculty members received the American Academy in Berlin's Berlin Prize for 2018-19:
- EMILY APTER, Silver Professor of French and Comparative Literature in the Faculty of Arts and Science
- ALEXANDER GALLOWAY, Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
BENNETT FODDY, Assistant Arts Professor of Game Design at the Tisch Game Center, has been awarded the 2018 Nuovo Award, the Independent Games Festival’s annual award for innovation and experimentation.
ROBERT ENGLE, Michael Armellino Professor of Management and Financial Services at the Stern School of Business, has been awarded an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Johannesburg.
AMANDA YESNOWITZ, Senior Language Lecturer of the Expository in FAS, has received a 2018 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre by the Kleban Foundation.
KIMBERLY PHILLIPS-FEIN, Associate Professor at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, was named a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in History for her book, Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics.
NEVILLE SANJANA, Assistant Professor of Biology at FAS and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology at the School of Medicine, has received the 2018 Wachtel Cancer Research Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Four faculty members were named to the 238th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences:
- SYLVAIN CAPPELL, Professor of Mathematics in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
- TA-NEHISI COATES, Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
- DAVID PINE, Silver Professor of Physics and Mathematics in FAS and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- DIANA TAYLOR, Professor of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts
Three NYU professors have been awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation:
- CAROL DYSINGER, Associate Professor of Graduate Film at Tisch School of the Arts
- ADA FERRER, Silver Professor of History and Latin American and Caribbean Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science
- MARTHA HODES, Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Science
Ferrer and Hodes were also named 2018 Fellows of New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.
The recipients of this year's Distinguished Teaching Awards are:
- DAVID E. KIRKLAND, Associate Professor of Education, Steinhardt
- MICHAEL KNOX, Industry Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering
- SARA MURPHY, Clinical Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
- CHARLIE RUBIN, Associate Professor of Dramatic Writing, Tisch School of the Arts
- STEPHEN SMALL, Professor of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Science
- KIM TAYLOR-THOMPSON, Professor of Clinical Law, School of Law
ELIZABETH MCHENRY, Associate Professor of English in FAS, was named a 2018 Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies.
MARCO AVELLANEDA, Professor of Mathematics in the Courant Institute of Mathematics, has received the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives' FIMEF Finance Diamond Award.
ANINDYA GHOSE, the Heinz Riehl Professor of Business at the Stern School, received the Gold Medal in the Business Technology category and the Bronze Medal in the Economics category at the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards for Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy.
LORD MERVYN KING, Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business and Professor of Economics at the School of Law, has received the National Association for Business Economics' Paul A. Volker Lifetime Achievement Award for Economic Policy.
MELISSA SCHILLING, the Herzog Family Professor of Management and Professor of Management and Organizations in the Stern School, earned a spot on the Financial Times list of Best Business Books of the Month for Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World.
HIROKAZU YOSHIKAWA, the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at the Steinhardt School, has been named the 2018 James S. Coleman Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
JOHN JOST, Professor of Psychology and Politics, has been named one of the 20 “Top Psychology Professors on Twitter” by OnlineEducation.com.
HERSCHEL GARFEIN, Adjunct Instructor of Music and Performing Arts Professions in Steinhardt, has been named a semi-finalist for The American Prize in Stage Direction, 2017-2018 for a production of The Magic Flute.
Six NYU faculty members were inducted as the newest cohort of Silver Professors. Named in honor of Julius Silver, Roslyn S. Silver, and Enid Silver Winslow, the Silver Professorships strengthen the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. This year’s inductees are:
- EMILY APTER, Professor of French and Comparative Literature, FAS
- JANE M. CARLTON, Professor of Biology, FAS
- SYDNEY C. LUDVIGSON, William R. Berkeley Term Professor of Economics and Business, FAS
- MELISSA SCHWARTZBERG, Professor of Politics, FAS
- SYLVIA SERFATY, Professor of Mathematics, CIMS
- DENNIS E. SHASHA, Professor of Computer Science, CIMS
KAREN ADOLPH, Professor of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Science, received the 2018 Kurt Koffka Medal from the University of Giessen.
RYAN HARPER, Visiting Assistant Professor in Religious Studies, received the Prize Americana for Poetry in 2017 for his book My Beloved Had a Vineyard.
CLIFFORD JOLLY, Professor Emeritus in Anthropology, won the International Primatological Society's Lifetime Achievement Award.
ELIZABETH PHELPS, Professor of Psychology in FAS, received the 2018 Thomas Salmon Award and Lecture from the New York Academy of Medicine and received the 2019 William James Award from the Association for Psychological Science.
REBECCA GOETZ, Associate Professor of History in FAS, was awarded a National Humanities Center Fellowship.
ODED REGEV, Professor of Computer Science in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, was awarded the 2018 Gödel Prize.
KEITH WOERPEL, Margaret & Herman Sokol Professor Of Medicinal Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science, received an Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society.
Two faculty members from the Faculty of Arts and Science have recently been awarded honorary degrees:
- JESS BENHABIB, the Paulette Godard Professor of Political Economy, was awarded an honorary doctorate from Aix-Marseille Université in Marseille, France.
- IVAN ORANSKY, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, was awarded an honorary doctorate from Sewanee: The University of the South.
JOSEPH Y.J. CHOW, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering at Tandon and associated faculty member at CUSP, has received the Council of University Transportation Centers' Cambridge Systematics New Faculty Award.
RACHEL BLUEBOND LANGNER, the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Associate Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, and LEE ZHAO, Assistant Professor of Urology, both of the School of Medicine, were recently honored by Destination Tomorrow, a Bronx-based nonprofit that provides programs and services to the LGBTQ+ community.
Six faculty members have been honored for recent books:
- ADAM ALTER, Associate Professor of Marketing at Stern, was named to the Huffington Post's 20 Best Business Books of 2017 list for Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
- TA-NEHISI COATES, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, made the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books for 2017 for We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
- SCOTT GALLOWAY, Professor of Marketing at Stern, was named to the Huffington Post 20 Best Business Books of 2017 list for The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
- JAMES MCBRIDE, Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, made the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books for 2017 for Five-Carat Soul
- DAVID OSHINSKY, Professor of History in FAS, was named to NPR's Best Books of 2017 for Bellevue
- ELLA SHOHAT, Professor at Tisch and Professor of Cultural Studies at NYU Abu Dhabi, won a Palestine Book Award in the memoir category from the Middle East Monitor for On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and Other Displacements
LUCAS HNATH, Assistant Arts Professor of Dramatic Writing at the Tisch School of the Arts, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Steinberg Playwright Award.
NADER MASMOUDI, Professor of Mathematics at the Courant Institute, has won the Institut de Mathématiques' 2017 Fermat Prize.
THOMAS MARZETTA, Distinguished Industry Professor at the Tandon School of Engineering, won the IIIE Communications Society Industrial Innovation Award.
MARGARET MCCARTHY, Assistant Professor at the Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has been elected as a fellow of the American Heart Association.
PETER GOLLWITZER, Professor of Psychology at FAS, has been elected to the German National Academy of Sciences.
PATO HEBERT, Associate Arts Professor of Art & Public Policy at Tisch, has received the Juror's Choice Award for his 2014 photograph "The Oscillator in Tualatin Hills Nature Park."
RICHARD WESLEY, Associate Professor of Dramatic Writing at Tisch, has won two Audelco Awards - Best Playwright, and Dramatic Production of the Year, for his play Autumn. This spring, the African-American Film Critics' Association has renamed its best Screenplay Award for Dramatic Writing in honor of Richard. It is now the Richard Wesley Screenwriter Award.
Four faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation:
- AFONSO BANDEIRA, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, CIMS
- JOAN BRUNA ESTRACH, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, CIMS
- MIRANDA HOLMES-ESTRACH, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, CIMS
- TIANNING DIAO, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, CAS
KYUNGHYUN CHO, Assistant Professor of Computer Science in CIMS, was awarded Best Paper prize at the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference for his co-authored paper, "Transfer Learning for Music Classification and Regression Tasks."
EMILY APTER, Professor of French and Comparative Literature in the Faculty of Arts and Science, was awarded an American Academy in Berlin Fellowship.
MAUREEN CRAIG, Professor of Psychology in FAS, and NATALIE BRITO, Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology in Steinhardt, were selected as Association for Psychological Science Rising Stars.
YACINE ALI-HAÏMOUD, Assistant Professor of Physics in FAS, received the AAS Helen B. Warner Prize for astronomy.
ANDREI CIMPIAN, Associate Professor of Psychology in FAS, was given the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology.
CATHERINE HARTLEY, Assistant Professor of Psychology in FAS, was named a recipient of the the Association for Psychological Science's 2018 Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions.
MARYAM MODJAZ, Associate Professor of Physics in FAS, won a German Humboldt Foundation Fellowship for astronomy.
MELISSA RACHLEFF, Clinical Associate Professor of Arts Administration in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, received both the College Art Association's Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums, Libraries, Collections, and Exhibitions and the 2018 Brendan Gill Prize for Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965 at the Grey Art Gallery.
DANIEL SHIFFMAN, Associate Arts Professor of Interactive Telecommunications at Tisch, is a recipient of Google’s Faculty Research Award.
Two faculty members at Tisch School of the Arts were named USA Fellows by United States Artists (USA):
- MALIK GAINES, Assistant Professor of Performance Studies
- FRED MOTEN, Professor of Performance Studies
NINA CORNYETZ, Professor in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, was awarded the 2017 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Award for her translation of Izumi Kyōka's "Tale of the Enchanted Sword" (妖剣記聞).
SINAN ANTOON, Associate Professor in Gallatin, and translator Leyla Mansour were awarded the 2017 Prix de la Litterature for the French translation of Antoon's وحدها شجرة الرمان , which was released in English as The Corpse Washer.
DUNCAN YOON, Assistant Professor at Gallatin, was named a 2018 Kluge Fellow.
CAROL ZOREF, Adjunct Faculty at Gallatin, received the National Jewish Book Award for Debut Fiction and was long-listed for the National Book Award in Fiction for her novel Barren Island.
MIRIAM NYHAN GREY, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Irish Studies and Director of Graduate Studies at Glucksman Ireland House, received Choice's 2017 Outstanding Academic Title Award for Ireland's Allies: America and the 1916 Easter Rising (editor).
MITCHELL JOACHIM, Associate Professor of Practice in the Gallatin School, received the 2017 LafargeHolcim Award Acknowledgement Prize for his Terreform ONE design "Cricket Shelter," which was part of Miami Art Week.
KATHRYN SMITH, Professor of Art History in the Faculty of Arts and Science, was elected to the Council of the Medieval Academy of America.
SUSANAH ROMNEY, Assistant Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Science, received the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women's prize for the Best Article on Women and Gender published in 2016.
BHUBANESWAR “BUD” MISHRA, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
LINDA GORDON, Professor of History in FAS, received the Organization of American Historians Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession.
MICHAEL ZAM, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Professional Studies, was nominated as a producer for a Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Grammy Award for Feud: Bette and Joan.
SYLVAIN CAPPELL, Silver Professor of Mathematics at Courant, received the American Mathematical Society's 2018 Award for Distinguished Service.
JIM ANDERSON, Professor in the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, won a Grammy for Best Surround Sound Album for Early Americans.
Three more faculty members were nominated for Grammy Awards in multiple categories:
- ALAN FERBER, Adjunct Instructor in Music and Performing Arts Professions at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album for Jigsaw
- SAM POLLARD, Professor of Undergraduate Film in the Tisch School of the Arts, was nominated twice for Best Music Film - for Soundbreaking and Two Trains Runnin'
- CHRIS POTTER, Adjunct Instructor in Music and Performing Arts Professions at Steinhardt, was nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Improvised Jazz Solo - for The Dreamer is the Dream and "Ilimba," respectively
Two faculty members from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business received Outstanding Reviewer Awards from the Journal of Consumer Research:
- PRIYA RAGHUBIR, the Dean Abraham L. Gitlow Professor of Business and Professor of Marketing
- ANDREA BONEZZI, Assistant Professor of Marketing
VINCENT GUILAMO-RAMOS, Professor of Social Work at the Silver School of Social Work, has been selected to receive the 2017 Hispanic Health Leadership Award from the National Hispanic Medical Association.
ELEANOR FOX, the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at the School of Law, has received the Antitrust Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools.
JUN ZHANG, Professor of Physics and Mathematics in the Faculty of Arts and Science, the Courant Institute, and NYU Shanghai, has been selected as a 2017 American Physical Society Fellow.
WINSLOW BURLESON, Associate Professor at the College of Nursing with an affiliated appointment at the Tandon School of Engineering, has been named a distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery.
PATRICK COUSOT, Silver Professor of Computer Science, received the IEEE John von Neumann Medal for his achievements in computer-related science and technology.
XIAO-JING WANG, Global Professor of Neural Science and co-director of the Swartz Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the Society for Neuroscience's Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.
JUAN CRISTOBAL LOSADA, Producer-in-Residence of Music Business in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, has won a 2017 Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album for his work on To Beny Moré With Love by Jon Secada.
XI CHEN, Assistant Professor of Information, Operations, and Management Science at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, has won the Best Paper Award at the 2017 Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering Conference. He also received an Adobe Data Science Research Award funding research in the use of data science in marketing.
STEPHEN FIGLEWSKI, Professor of Finance at Stern, has been awarded a Best Paper Prize at the 2017 Financial Management Association European Conference for his paper, “Option Investor Rationality Revisited: The Role of Exercise Boundary Violations.”
ALLAN GOLDSTEIN, Senior Lecturer at the Tandon School of Engineering, has been included in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s inaugural list of Teaching Innovators.
PAUL CHAIKIN, Silver Professor of Physics in the Faculty of Arts and Science, was awarded the 2018 Oliver P. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize of the American Physical Society for his work in founding a new branch of physics.
EILEEN SULLIVAN-MARX, Erline Perkins McGriff Professor and Dean of the Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has been named president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing, which has more than 2,400 members, advances health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.
MIGUEL MODESTINO, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Tandon, has been named among the “Innovators Under 35” by the MIT Technology Review, Spanish edition.
JONARDON GANERI, Professor of Philosophy and Arts and Humanities at NYU Abu Dhabi, and affiliate faculty member at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, has been awarded the Middle East Education Leadership Award for Best Professor in Philosophy by the Asian Confederation of Businesses.
EMILY BALCETIS, Associate Professor of Psychology in FAS, received the Federation of Association of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Early Career Impact Award.
JAMESON FITZPATRICK, Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program in FAS, received the NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship in Poetry and was chosen for Best New Poets 2017.
DOUG DIBBERN, Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program in FAS, received the 2016 Peter Rollins Prize, awarded by the Northeast Popular Culture Association.
DAVID GARLAND, Professor of Sociology in FAS, was awarded an Honorary Doctoral Degree at the University of Oslo.
DENNIS GERONIMUS, Associate Professor Art History in FAS, received the Emily Harvey Fellowship in Venice for summer 2018.
WILL WEITZEL, Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program in FAS, is the winner of the 2017 O. Henry Prize.
GLORIA CORUZZI, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Biology and Genomics in FAS, has been named a Distinguished Counsellor to the Board, of The New York Botanical Garden.
MARJORIE RHODES, Associate Professor of Psychology in FAS, was elected to the board of the Cognitive Development Society. She also received the Steve Reznick Early Career Award from the Cognitive Development Society.
DANIEL JÜTTE, Associate Professor of History in FAS, was awarded the annual prize of European History Quarterly for his article " 'They Shall Not Keep Their Doors or Windows Open’: Urban Space and the Dynamics of Conflict and Contact in Premodern Jewish-Christian Relations."
KYUNGHYUN CHO, Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, was named an Azrieli Global Scholar by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
JUDITH HABER, Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing at the Meyers College of Nursing, has been named a 2017 DentaQuest Health Equity Hero.
RICHARD REVESZ, Dean Emeritus of the School of Law and Lawrence King Professor of Law, was selected by The New York Law Journal as one of its 2017 honorees for Distinguished Leadership.
JULIA LANE, Professor at the Robert F. Wagner School of Graduate Public Service and at the Center for Urban Science and Progress, has received the 2017 Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences.
KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH, Professor of Philosophy and Law at FAS and the School of Law, has been named one of the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s 2017 “Great Immigrants.”
CHRISTINE CUNY, Assistant Professor of Accounting at Stern, and Ph.D. student Svenja Dube won a Best Paper Award at the Brookings Municipal Finance Conference for “When Transparency Pays: The Moderating Effect of Reporting Quality on Changes in the Cost.”
JONATHAN HAIDT, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at Stern, has received a Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award.
JOHANNES STROEBEL, Associate Professor of Finance at Stern, has received the inaugural AQR Asset Management Institute Young Researcher Award.
YIWEI DOU, Assistant Professor of Accounting at Stern, won the American Accounting Association’s Competitive Manuscript Award for “The Spillover Effect of Consolidating Securitization Entities on Small Business Lending.”
JASON GREENBERG, Assistant Professor of Management at Stern, received the Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management for his co-authored paper, “Activist Choice Homophily and the Crowdfunding of Female Founders.”
HILA LIFSHITZ-ASSAF, Assistant Professor of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences at Stern, has received the 2017 Industry Studies Association Giarrantani Rising Star Award from the Marion Ewing Kauffman Foundation for “Dismantling Knowledge Boundaries at NASA: From Problem Solvers to Solution Seekers.”
WILLIAM GUTH, Professor Emeritus of Management and Strategy at Stern, has received the Chris Argyris Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.