Robert S Lapiner


Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

  • BA, UCLA
  • PHD, Harvard University
  • Cert., University of California Management Institute
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Dr. Robert Lapiner is Professor of Higher Education and Humanities, and Dean Emeritus of the NYU School of Professional Studies. He teaches Critical Thinking and Analysis and courses in British literature. Dr. Lapiner’s research interests have been informed by his academic and leadership roles, and have included the applied subjects of comparative higher educational systems, the public service responsibilities of research universities, international development education, as well as literature and the moral imagination. He earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in British and American Languages and Literatures from Harvard University.