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
- James Romm on Mary Beard: A Brash Brit's Subversive Siege of Ancient Rome appeared in Daily Beast on 11-24-2015
- How an Early Job in a Morgue Confirmed Francine Prose’s Love of Storytelling appeared in New York Times on 11-22-2015
- Bard MAT's Stephen Mucher: Why College Students Don’t Want to Be Teachers appeared in Washington Post on 11-20-2015
- Bard Photography Program Director Stephen Shore Makes Instagram Connection appeared in Shutterbug on 11-19-2015
Recent News and Notes
Ian Buruma is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College. Professor Buruma is an award-winning journalist and writer who spent much of his early career traveling and reporting from all over Asia. He now writes about a broad range of political and cultural subjects for major publications, including the New York Review of Books, the New Yorker, and the New York Times.