Negar Farakish

Clinical Associate Professor

Project Management & Information Technology

  • Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
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Dr. Negar Farakish is Assistant Dean of the Division of Programs in Business and Clinical Associate Professor at the NYU School of Professional Studies. Farakish has over 25 years of experience in teaching and leadership at higher education institutions and has held various positions such as Executive Director of Academic Affairs, Academic Director of Graduate Programs, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Honors, Campus Provost, and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs. Serving in these roles, she has continuously engaged in planning, development, supervision, and evaluation of academic and student services programs. She received the NYU SPS Outstanding Service Award in 2019 and the Chair Academy's International Exemplary Leadership Award in 2015.

A student advocate, Farakish has taught and assisted wide-ranging groups of students from the academically underprepared to those pursuing highly competitive majors and careers at undergraduate and graduate levels. She has been teaching at a variety of institutions, most recently at NYU, as a Clinical Associate Professor, and at Teachers College, Columbia University, as an Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Outside teaching and academic leadership, Farakish engages in multiple scholarly activities including curriculum consultation, doctoral dissertation supervision, editorial board membership, and federal grant review and selection processes. She has presented at numerous national conferences, co-authored two textbooks, and has been conducting research on exemplary faculty, honors students’ experience, public-private partnerships, and faculty onboarding and professional development.

Farakish holds an Ed.D. in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, an Ed.S. in English Education, an MA in TESOL, and a BA in English Translation. She also holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.