Faye Ginsburg

David B. Kriser Professor of Anthropology, NYU

Faye Ginsburg is David B. Kriser Professor of Anthropology at NYU where is is also Director of the Center for Media, Culture and History, Co-Director of the NYU Council for the Study of Disability, and Co-Director of the Center for Religion and Media. Prizewinning author/editor of four Her research focuses on movements for social transformation, from her early work on abortion activists, to her longstanding research on indigenous media, to her current work, with Rayna Rapp, on cultural innovation and learning disabilities.  She collaborated for several years with Lawrence Carter Long on the Dis This screening series at NYU, and is on the advisory board of the Reelabilities Film Festival. She is parent to a daughter with the rare degenerative genetic condition, Familial Dysautonomia and is Vice President of the Familial Dysautonomia Foundation.