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
- Professor Neil Gaiman: How Batman Made Me Fall in Love with Comic Books appeared in Buzzfeed on 06-28-2016
- How Greek Drama Saved the City, by Professor Daniel Mendelsohn appeared in New York Review of Books on 06-26-2016
- A Stroll with Ecologist Erik Kiviat '76 appeared in Millbrook Independent on 06-25-2016
- How Frankenstein’s Monster Became Human: Francine Prose on Shelley's Classic appeared in New Republic on 06-24-2016
Recent News and Notes
Ann Lauterbach has been, since 1990, cochair of writing in the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts and, since 1997, Ruth and David Schwab II Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. Lauterbach has published eight collections of poetry and received numerous fellowships, including awards from the Guggenheim and MacArthur foundations.