Brett Gary, an associate professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, is the recipient of NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The award is given annually to faculty members who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life at NYU through their teaching.
In nomination letters, Gary was described as a dedicated and generous teacher who cares deeply about his students and guides their professional development with “intelligence, knowledge, and kindness.”
Gary, a media historian, is the author of The Nervous Liberals: Propaganda Anxieties from World War I to the Cold War (Columbia, 1999). He studies the history of the censorship in the United States.
Photo: Brett Gary by Annabelle Gary