The Dean's Scholar-in-Residence program was launched in 2018 and welcomes distinguished academics, artists, advocates, and other thought-leaders to the NYU Steinhardt community to share their expertise; mentor students and faculty; highlight the School’s academics, research, and community impact; and support efforts to advance equity, belonging, and innovation.
In 2021, NYU Steinhardt partnered with the Americana Music Association Foundation to enhance the understanding of and appreciation for the origins, history, and cultural impact of Americana music. As part of the partnership, Steinhardt and the Americana Foundation launched the Artist-in-Residence program. The 2022-2023 Artists-in-Residence are Grammy-winning musicians Taj Mahal and Rudy Pérez.
Kleege will work with NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the NYU Center for Disability Studies to transform arts access.
Leonardo and Olga will work with the Dance Education Program in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions to elevate and illustrate the power of the art of Tango.