Bard Faculty

Alex Benson

Assistant Professor of Literature

Academic Program Affiliation(s): American Studies, Literature


B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Specializes in American literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Essays and reviews are published or forthcoming in the journals Criticism and Qui Parle and in the volume Dialect in Literature in the Long Nineteenth Century. The recipient of a Chernin Mentoring Fellowship (2011-12), among other recent awards. At Bard since 2012.


Phone: 845-758-7284