Brief CV

Katherine Fleming is the Provost of NYU, where she is also the Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture & Civilization in the Department of History. In Greece she is the co-founder and co-director (with Sophia Papaioannou) of Istorima (www.isotrima.org), Greece's largest oral history project. A specialist on the history of the modern Mediterranean, she is the prize-winning author of numerous books and articles, the recipient of two honorary degrees (PAMAK and Ionian University), and a Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor. An elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fleming was awarded honorary Greek Citizenship by the Hellenic Republic in 2015.