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
- Why This Persian New Year Is Different, by Porochista Khakpour appeared in CNN on 03-20-2017
- Greece Needs a New Growth Model, Says Economy Minister Dimitri Papadimitriou appeared in Athens News Agency – Macedonian Press Agency on 03-19-2017
- Why Arendt Matters: Roger Berkowitz Revisits The Origins of Totalitarianism appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books on 03-18-2017
- Ian Buruma on How the Dutch Stopped Being Decent and Dull appeared in New York Times on 03-15-2017
Recent News and Notes
Since 1972, Joan Tower has taught at Bard College, where she is Asher B. Edelman Professor in the Arts. She is regarded as one of the most important living American composers. During a career spanning more than 50 years, Tower has made lasting contributions as composer, performer, conductor, and educator.