Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication / Professor of History
Phone: 212 998 5004
Ron Robin is a cultural historian and the author of several books, including Scandals and Scoundrels: Seven Cases that Shook the Academy (University of California Press, 2004) and The Making of the Cold War Enemy: Culture and Politics in the Military-Intellectual Complex (Princeton University Press, 2001). His scholarly articles have appeared in such journals as American Quarterly, Diplomatic History, American Studies International, and Journal of American Studies. Robin formerly taught modern American history and communication theory at the University of Haifa, Israel, where he also served for five years as dean of students. Prior to assuming his duties as senior vice provost, Dr. Robin served as NYU Steinhardt's Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. The recipient of numerous fellowships and grants, Robin holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Berkeley.