Message from the Dean

  • Announcement of Initial Dean's Office Leadership Changes
    During my first semester as Dean, one of my biggest priorities has been to understand the current structure and functions of the Dean’s Office in order to make key decisions about our operations going forward.  More specifically, I have been working to assess the current structure and art... Read More
  • Dean Dominic Brewer's 2015 Graduation Address
    Distinguished Guests, Faculty of the Steinhardt School, Parents, Family Members, Friends, Alumni, and Graduating Students, as dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, I welcome you all to our 2015 Graduation Ceremony. Congratulations Class of 2015! Graduates, we ... Read More
  • Dean Dominic Brewer's 2016 Graduation Address
    Distinguished Guests, Faculty of the Steinhardt School, Parents, Family Members, Friends, Alumni, and Graduating Students, as dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, I welcome you all to our 2016 Graduation Ceremony. Congratulations Class of 2016! Graduates, we ... Read More
  • Dean Dominic Brewer's 2017 Doctoral Convocation Address
    Provost Katy Fleming, Faculty, Family, Friends and Graduating Students, as Dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, I welcome you all to our 2017 Doctoral Convocation. Congratulations Graduates! We are here to celebrate your achievements. Let’s start by off... Read More
  • Dean Dominic Brewer's 2017 Graduation Address
    Dean Dominic Brewer's 2017 Graduation Address Faculty, friends, and graduating students, as Dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, I welcome you all to our 2017 Valedictory Ceremony. Are you ready to have some fun? Let’s begin with a special hello to all... Read More
  • Dominic Brewer Addresses the NYU Community at a Dinner Held in His Honor, October 6, 2014
    I am delighted to join the faculty of NYU and to have the honor of serving as dean of the Steinhardt School. Let me begin by thanking President Sexton, the members of the Board of Trustees, and the leadership of NYU for providing me with this remarkable opportunity. I want to acknowledge the member... Read More
  • Greetings from the New Steinhardt Vice Deans
    With the spring semester upon us, we wanted to provide you with an update on the transition in the Steinhardt dean’s office, in follow up to Dean Brewer’s December note to the Steinhardt community. Ted Magder began his full time duties as Vice Dean for Academic Affairs on Thursday, Janu... Read More
  • Introduction to Education Week
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  • Looking Ahead After the Election: On Rational Discourse and Global Understanding, November 10, 2016
    Dear Steinhardt Community: So many of you have told me how important President Hamilton’s note to the NYU community was to you personally. And how important it is to you to be a member of this community. No matter where each of us stands on the issues raised in this election season, we remain... Read More
  • On Community and Intellectual Inquiry: Address to the Class of 2020, October 25, 2016.
    This speech was the introduction to a school-wide event attended by Steinhardt's new freshman and transter students and was followed by a faculty discussion of Between the World and Me. We have asked you to read Between the World and Me, a book that describes the experience of Ta-Nehisi Coates, a... Read More
  • Past Messages
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  • Welcome Steinhardt Students to the 2014-15 Academic Year
    I am honored to write you, as the new dean of NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, to welcome you to the 2014-15 academic year. I come to you from the University of Southern California where I served as vice dean, associate dean, and the Clifford H. and Betty ... Read More
  • Welcome Steinhardt Students to the 2015-16 Academic Year
    I am delighted to welcome you to the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. We feel a wonderful sense of excitement and promise as we begin the new academic year. As a student at Steinhardt, you are part of a very special moment in our history: We're celebrating our 125... Read More
  • Welcome Steinhardt Students to the 2016 Spring Semester
    I am delighted to welcome you back to the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.  We feel a wonderful sense of excitement and promise as we begin our 2016 spring semester. As a student at Steinhardt, you are part of a very special moment in our history:  We're... Read More
  • Welcome Steinhardt Students to the 2016-17 Academic Year
    I am delighted to welcome you to the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. We feel a wonderful sense of excitement and promise as we begin the new academic year. As a student at NYU and the Steinhardt School, you are joining a  community of faculty, students, and ... Read More
  • Welcome Steinhardt Students to the 2017 Spring Semester
    I am delighted to welcome you to NYU Steinhardt. We feel a wonderful sense of excitement and promise as we begin a new semester. You are part of a vibrant community of faculty, students, and alumni who are working to improve our local and global populations through applied psychology, art, educatio... Read More