Bard College Catalogue 2012-13
For complete biographies see www.bard.edu/academics/faculty
arts Division of the Arts
lang/lit Division of Languages and Literature
sci Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computing
soc Division of Social Studies
Chinua Achebe lang/lit
B.A., University of London. Nigerian-born novelist and poet. (1990– 2011) Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature.
JoAnne Akalaitis arts
B.A., University of Chicago; graduate study in philosophy, Stanford University. Independent theatrical director and writer. (1998–2012) Wallace Benjamin Flint and L. May Hawver Flint Professor Emerita of Drama.
John Ashbery lang/lit
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Columbia University. Poet. (1990–2008) Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature.
Benjamin Boretz arts
B.A., Brooklyn College; M.F.A., Brandeis University; M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. Composer, critic, editor. (1973–98) Professor Emeritus of Music and Integrated Arts.
Burton Brody sci
B.A., Columbia College; Ph.D., University of Michigan. (1970–2012) Professor Emeritus of Physics.
Alan Cote arts
Painter. (1970–2003) Professor Emeritus of Studio Arts.
John C. Fout soc
B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. Historian. (1969–2000) Professor Emeritus of History.
Jean M. French arts
B.A., Seton Hill University; Ph.D., Cornell University. (1971–2011) Edith C. Blum Professor Emerita of Art History.
Luis Garcia-Renart arts
Musician, conductor. Studied with Pablo Casals, Mstislav Rostropovich, Aram Khachaturian. (1962–2004) Professor Emeritus and Visiting Professor of Music.
Richard Gordon soc
B.A., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., Graduate Faculty of New School University. (1973–2008) Research Professor and Professor Emeritus of Psychology.
Jacob Grossberg arts
B.A., M.F.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University. Sculptor. (1969–96) Professor Emeritus of Sculpture.
Frederick Hammond arts
B.A., Ph.D., Yale University. (1989–2012) Irma Brandeis Professor Emeritus of Romance Cultures and Music History.
Robert Koblitz soc
B.A., Ohio State University; fellow, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; M.P.A., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. (1951–86) Professor Emeritus of Political Studies.
Mark Lambert lang/lit
B.A., Bard College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University. (1967–2009) Asher B. Edelman Professor Emeritus of Literature.
Arlene Laub arts
Dancer, choreographer. Studied modern dance with Alwin Nikolais and José Limon; ballet with Ella Dagonova. (1965–87) Associate Professor Emerita of Dance.
Matt Phillips arts
M.A., University of Chicago; studied at Barnes Foundation, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania. Artist. (1964–87) Asher B. Edelman Professor Emeritus of Art.
Albert L. Reid arts
B.A., Stanford University. Choreographer and dancer; performed in the companies of Merce Cunningham and Murray Louis, among others. (1969–98) Professor Emeritus of Dance.
Robert Rockman lang/lit, arts
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., University of California, Berkeley. (1956–2002) Professor Emeritus of Literature and Theater.
Justus Rosenberg lang/lit
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; L.L., Sorbonne, Paris. (1962–2003) Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature.
Peter Sourian lang/lit
B.A., Harvard College. Novelist, essayist, reviewer. (1965–2010) Professor Emeritus of English.
James Sullivan arts
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design. Artist. (1966–95) Professor Emeritus of Studio Arts.
Bernard Tieger soc
B.A., City College of New York; graduate studies, City University of New York, New York University. (1967–88) Professor Emeritus of Sociology.
Suzanne Vromen soc
Licence ès Sciences Sociales and Première Licence ès Sciences Economiques, University of Brussels, Belgium; M.Sc., urban planning, Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., sociology, New York University. (1978–2000) Professor Emeritus of Sociology.
William Weaver lang/lit
B.A., Princeton University. Critic, translator, biographer. (1992–2008) Professor Emeritus of Literature.
Hilton M. Weiss sci
Sc.B., Brown University; M.S., University of Vermont; Ph.D., Rutgers University. (1961–2008) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, David and Rosalie Rose Research Professor.
Richard C. Wiles soc
B.A., M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Clark University. Acting Dean of Academic Affairs, Bard College (1975–76). (1967–98) Professor Emeritus of Economics.
Elie Yarden arts
Educated variously at University of Pennsylvania; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Chicago. Composer. (1967–88) Professor Emeritus of Music.