David Pe is Dean of Students for NYU Shanghai. In his role, he oversees the student life experience for NYU Shanghai’s diverse student community, and ensures that all students are provided the support and resources needed to thrive during their studies at this university. His areas of oversight include Residential Life, New Student Programs, Diversity Initiatives, Athletics & Fitness, Student Health, Career Development, Student Involvement, and Inbound/Outbound Mobility.
David joined NYU Shanghai in 2012 as an inaugural member of the university’s administrative team, helping to build NYU Shanghai from the ground up. He has also served in various capacities within student life at the NYU campus in New York.
Dean holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from New York University, and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. His research interests include intercultural communication, and the interactions between design and learning.