Bard College Catalogue

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Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Faculty Emeritus

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arts  Division of the Arts
lang/lit  Division of Languages and Literature
sci  Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computing
sst  Division of Social Studies

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 Emeritus 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 Ferguson sci
Sc.B., Brown University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University. (1977–2013) Professor Emeritus of Biology.

Jean M. French arts
B.A., Seton Hill University; Ph.D., Cornell University. (1971–2011)  Edith C. Blum Professor Emeritus of Art History.

Luis Garcia-Renart arts
Musician, conductor. Studied with Pablo Casals, Mstislav Rostropovich, Aram Khachaturian. (1962– ) Professor Emeritus and Visiting Professor of Music.

Richard Gordon sst
B.A., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., Graduate Faculty of New School University. (1973–2008) Research Professor and Professor Emeritus of Psychology.

William James Griffith sst
A.B., cum laude, Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University. (1968–2013)  Professor Emeritus of Philosophy.

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 sst
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 Emeritus of Dance.

Aileen Passloff  arts
B.A., Bennington College. (1993–2012) L. May Hawver and Wallace Benjamin Flint Professor Emeritus 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.

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– ) Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature.

Peter Sourian lang/lit
B.A., Harvard College. Novelist, essayist, reviewer. (1965–2010) Professor Emeritus of English.

Stuart Stritzler-Levine sci
B.A., New York University; M.A., New School University; Ph.D., SUNY Albany. Dean of the College (1980–2001); Dean of Studies, Bard High School Early College (2003–09). (1964– )  Professor Emeritus of Psychology.

James Sullivan arts
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design. Artist. (1966–95) Professor Emeritus of Studio Arts.

Suzanne Vromen sst
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.

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 sst
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.