Dr. Mariët


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Dr. Mariët Westermann joined NYU Abu Dhabi in 2019 as Vice Chancellor and Professor of Arts and Humanities. Prior to her role, Dr. Westerman oversaw the Mellon Foundation’s annual grantmaking and research portfolio of more than $300 million. She holds a Master’s and Ph.D. from NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts in New York.


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Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is one of NYU’s global networks of degree-granting campuses and academic centers across six continents, enabling seamless international mobility of students and faculty across their academic endeavors. NYU Abu Dhabi’s international composition, rigorous academic program, innovative research capacity, and location at the crossroads of the Arab world creates valuable opportunities for faculty and students across their global network.

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