Bard Faculty

Felicia Keesing

David and Rosalie Rose Distinguished Professor of Science, Mathematics, and Computing

Primary Academic Program: Biology

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Environmental and Urban Studies, Global Public Health, Global and International Studies, Science, Technology, and Society


B.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Grants: National Geographic Society, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Environmental Protection Agency, among others. Awards include the United States Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2000). Coeditor, Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems (Princeton University Press, 2008). Articles include contributions to Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Ecology Letters, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Proceedings of the Royal Society, Ecology, BioScience, Conservation Biology, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, and Canadian Journal of Zoology. At Bard since 2000.


Phone: 845-758-2331
Location: Reem-Kayden Center
Office: 211