The New School for Social Research

  • Contact Us

    General Admission Contact
    The New School for Social Research
    Office of Admission
    79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10003
    212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
    SocialResearchAdmit@newschool.edu

    Committee on Historical Studies
    80 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
    New York, NY 10011
    Tel: 212.229.5100 ext. 3385
    Fax: 212.229.5929

    Chair: Julia Ott

    Senior Secretary: Shaza Elsheshtawy
    elshs814@newschool.edu

    Student Advisor: Luis Herran Avila
    HistAdv@newschool.edu
    Advisor Office Schedule

    Download Department of Historical Studies Handbook (PDF)

Faculty

  • Committee Members

    Julia Ott 
    Chair and Associate Professor of History 
    PhD 2007, Yale University 

    Elaine Abelson
    Associate Professor of History and Urban Studies, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
    Senior Lecturer in History
    PhD 1986, New York University

    Federico Finchelstein 
    Professor of History 
    PhD 2006, Cornell University

    Oz Frankel
    Associate Professor of History
    PhD 1998, University of California, Berkeley

    Aaron Jakes
    Assistant Professor of History
    PhD 2015, New York University  

    Ann Stoler
    Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies
    PhD 1982, Columbia University

    Jeremy Varon
    Professor of History
    PhD 1998, Cornell University

    Eli Zaretsky
    Professor of History
    PhD 1978, University of Maryland

    Affiliated Faculty

    Laura Auricchio
    Associate Professor of Art History and Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies, Schools of Public Engagement
    PhD, Columbia University

    David Brody
    Associate Professor of American Studies, Parsons School of Design

    Carlos Forment
    Associate Professor of Sociology
    PhD, Harvard

    Joseph Heathcott
    Associate Professor of Urban Studies, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
    PhD 2001, Indiana University

    Eiko Ikegami 
    Chair and Professor of Sociology 
    PhD 1989, Harvard University

    Andreas Kalyvas
    Associate Professor of Politics, The New School for Social Research
    PhD 2001, Columbia University

    Natalia Mehlman-Petrzela 
    Assistant Professor of History 
    PhD in History 2009, Stanford University

    Jessica T. Pisano
    Associate Professor of Politics, The New School for Social Research
    PhD 2003, Yale University

    David Plotke 
    Professor of Politics 
    PhD 1985, University of California, Berkeley

    Claire Potter
    Professor of History, Schools of Public Engagement

    Visiting Faculty

    Rebekka Habermas (Fall 2016)
    Heuss Professor
    University of Göttingen

    Richard Holzl (Fall 2016)
    Heuss Lecturer
    University of Göttingen

    Sebastian Conrad (Spring 2017)
    Heuss Professor
    Free University of Berlin

    Schwartz Postdoctoral Fellows

    Amanda Bellows

    Alisa Wade

     

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