Joshua Clayton

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science
New York University

Office 404, Warren Weaver Hall
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012


Fall 2023

Spring 2024

Course Archive

A list of courses previously taught is available on this page.


Joshua Clayton is a New York-based artist and academic. His research-oriented creative practice encompasses material artifacts and ephemeral situations, digital and analog media. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Clayton studied art and design before moving to Tokyo in 2002 and New York in 2005. He completed a master’s degree in interactive telecommunications and currently teaches at New York University. Professor Clayton’s courses introduce students to the language of computation and the expressive potential of code, with a focus on the open web.


MPS, Interactive Telecommunications
New York University

BFA, Graphic Design
Western Michigan University