Scholars, Creators, and Leaders
Imagine being mentored by the great minds you most respect. Imagine learning from New York City’s most renowned industry experts. Imagine participating in intensive seminars led by faculty at the forefront of research and scholarship.
At The New School, you’ll be surrounded by teachers and mentors who lead in their fields. They bring real-world experience on the cutting edge of thought and creativity to the classroom, fostering a dynamic and demanding academic environment. Our professors encourage students to think broadly, historically, and critically.
Our faculty create active partnerships with students. They will consult with you about your career path, invite you to join their own projects, or help you design your own.
Among our faculty we have Pulitzer Prize and GRAMMY Award winners, MacArthur Genius grant recipients, and winners of the Guggenheim and Avery Fisher Prizes. Their work wins coveted awards, is published in leading journals, and influences policy around the world.
Presidential Visiting Scholars
The Presidential Visiting Scholars are distinguished academics who join the New School faculty by special invitation for a short period of time. These scholars are known for their bold research, pedagogical innovation, or groundbreaking work in domains that are among The New School’s strengths. Through their engagement, the Presidential Visiting Scholars support and amplify The New School’s academic distinction and commitment to inclusive excellence.
The New School Names the 2021–2022 Presidential Visiting Scholars
Renowned philosophers Judith Butler and Cornel West. Visit the New School News for more information.
All of our colleges have faculty that enrich students' academic and creative experience:
We have distinguished professors who can serve as a resource, provide quotes, and share expertise for journalists. Our faculty members work on a wide variety of topics, ranging from environmental policy, urban issues, politics, social security, retirement, and international affairs to design, culture, media, and the performing arts.
this page to find New School faculty by topic, name, or academic title.