Bard’s extraordinary faculty are dedicated to the philosophy of teaching. Today and throughout Bard’s history, members of the faculty have effected change in medicine, the arts and letters, international affairs, journalism, scientific research, and education, among other endeavors. These distinguished scholars are advisers as well as instructors: Bard has no graduate teaching assistants. And the average class size of 17 allows for intimate discussions and one-on-one interaction.
Faculty In the Press
- Bard Professor and Video Artist Ben Coonley Talks about His Work at the Whitney Museum appeared in Whitney Museum of American Art on 12-07-2016
- Professor Walter Russell Mead on Trump's Path to Mount Rushmore appeared in American Interest on 12-07-2016
- Gwen Thompkins, Bard Early College New Orleans Professor, Gives a Great Jazz Storyteller His Due appeared in New Yorker on 12-07-2016
- The Diverse Repertoire of Composer, Teacher, and Violist George Tsontakis appeared in Hudson Valley One on 12-03-2016
Recent News and Notes
Internationally renowned soprano Dawn Upshaw has been a member of the Bard College faculty since 2004. A four-time Grammy Award winner, Upshaw is featured on more than 50 recordings, including the million-selling Symphony No. 3 by Henryk Gorecki.