Katherine E. Fleming
Katherine E. Fleming was named Provost of NYU in April of 2016. She joined the NYU faculty in 1998. As NYU’s Deputy Provost (since 2013) and Vice Chancellor (Europe) (since 2007), she worked closely with the deans, directors, and schools on academic planning and also provided oversight of the Provost’s Global Research Initiatives program, which she created in 2011. A historian, she is the Alexander S. Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture and Civilization in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and served for many years as the Associate Director and then Director of the Remarque Institute. Beyond NYU, Dr. Fleming has been an associate member of the History Department of the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, and served as the president of the Board of the University of Piraeus, Greece. A specialist on modern Greece, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean, she is most recently author of Greece: A Jewish History, which won several prizes, among them the National Jewish Book Award and the Runciman Award.
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Stefanos Geroulanos is Professor of European History at New York University and Executive Director of the Remarque Institute. He usually writes about concepts that weave together modern understandings of the human, time, and the body. He is working on a book on the history of conceptions of human origins since 1770 (under contract with Liveright), and a short book on Napoleon and the institution of the Civil Code in France. He is the author or co-author of 4 books: Transparency in Postwar France: A Critical History of the Present (2017), The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe (with Todd Meyers, 2018), Experimente im Individuum (with Todd Meyers, 2014), and An Atheism that is not Humanist Emerges in French Thought (2010). He has co-edited and/or co-translated a dozen books, including Power and Time (with Natasha Wheatley and Dan Edelstein, 2021), The Scaffolding of Sovereignty (with Zvi Ben-Dor Benite and Nicole Jerr, 2017), and Staging the Third Reich (by Anson Rabinbach, co-edited with Dagmar Herzog, 2020). He is also serving as a Co-Executive Editor of the Journal of the History of Ideas. In the past, he directed the Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique/NYU) and was the co-Principal Investigator, with Gisèle Sapiro, of the PUF grant Crossroads in Intellectual History (2016-2021).
Zvi Ben-Dor Benite
Director, Visiting Fellowship Program
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Zvi Ben-Dor Benite is Professor in the Department of History and the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. He teaches courses on Euraasian history during and after the Mongol period and on Judaism and Islam. He is the author of The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History (2009) and The Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial China (2005), and the co-editor of The Scaffolding of Sovereignty (2017) and Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Thought: Writings on Identity, Politics, and Culture 1893-1958 (2013).
Samantha Paul is the Program Manager of the Remarque Institute. She has been with the Institute since 2015. She holds a BA from The New School and an MA from NYU's program in Experimental Humanities.
Amy Nguyen is the Administrative Aide of the Remarque Institute. Amy has been with the Institute since 2022, and holds a BA from the University of California, San Diego.