Read below for a sampling of awards and honors earned by NYU faculty in 2019-2020.
Three NYU faculty from the Faculty of Arts and Science were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as 2020 fellows:
The recipients of the 2019-20 NYU Distinguished Teaching Awards are:
Three NYU faculty were awarded Guggenheim Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation:
Three NYU faculty won Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships:
Carol Dysinger, Associate Professor of Graduate Film at the Tisch School of the Arts, won an Academy Award in Best Documentary (Short Subject) and a BAFTA for Best Short Film for Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl).
Thomas Marzetta, Distinguished Industry Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Tandon School, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Miguel Modestino, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Tandon School of Engineering, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation.
Licia Fiol-Matta, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Language and Literature in the Faculty of Arts and Science, has been named a co-winner of the MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies.
Two NYU faculty have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):
David Grier, Professor of Physics in FAS, was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Spike Lee, Professor and Artistic Director of Graduate Film at Tisch School of the Arts, has received the 46th Annual Chaplin Award from Lincoln Center.
Stefano Sacanna, Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts and Science, has received the American Physical Society's 2020 Early Career Award for Soft Matter Research.
Catherine Hartley, Assistant Professor of Psychology at FAS, has received the Early Career Award from the Society for Neuroeconomics.
Sally Cohen, Clinical Professor at the Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has received the 2019 Lois Capps Policy Luminary Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Six NYU faculty received 2020 GRAMMY nominations:
Jacquelyn Taylor, the Vernice D. Ferguson Professor in Health Equity at Meyers College of Nursing, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine.
John Rinzel, Professor of Neural Science at in the Faculty of Arts and Science and Professor of Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has won the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.
Meredith Broussard, Associate Professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, has won the 2019 Sally Hacker Prize from the Society for the History of Technology.