Nishant Shah is Dean of Research at ArtEZ University of the Arts. In this new position, Shah is responsible for further expanding research and education at Master’s level which have been brought together under the umbrella of the new Graduate School. Over the coming years, ArtEZ plans to expand beyond the current number of four professorships with personal research domains. Nishant Shah focuses on the integration of art knowledge, while maintaining the distinctive nature of the existing curricula. He also works as a professor at the Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media at Leuphana University in Lüneburg. Nishant Shah is the co-founder and a board member of the Centre for Internet & Society in Bangalore, India. Shah conducts work on the cutting edge of technology, identity and social and political movements. He is focused on the question of how we can remain human in a technological environment. Nishant Shah has numerous publications to his name.