Bard College Catalogue

The Bard College Catalogue contains detailed descriptions of the College's undergraduate programs and courses, curriculum, admission and financial aid procedures, student activities and services, history, campus facilities, affiliated institutions including graduate programs, and faculty and administration.

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Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Faculty of the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

For complete biographies see

Susan Weber, Founder and Director
A.B., magna cum laude, Barnard College; M.A., Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum/ Parsons School of Design; Ph.D., Royal College of Art, London. The Iris Horowitz Professor in the History of the Decorative Arts.

Peter N. MillerDean, Professor
B.A., Harvard College; M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Jeffrey L. Collins, Chair of Academic Programs, Professor
B.A., Ph.D., Yale University; B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge.

Kenneth L. Ames, Professor
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Abigail Krasner Balbale, Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Arts and Material Culture
B.A., Yale University; Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University.

Gabrielle Berlinger Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Cultures of Conservation 
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, Indiana University.

Ivan Gaskell Professor, Curator and Head of the Focus Gallery Project
B.A., University of Oxford; M.A., University of London; Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Aaron Glass, Assistant Professor
B.A., Reed College; B.F.A., Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design; M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., New York University.

Hanna Hölling, Mellon Visiting Professor, Cultures of Conservation
M.A., Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw; Ph.D. (expected 2013), University of Amsterdam.

David Jaffee, Professor
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Pat Kirkham, Professor
B.A., University of Leeds; Ph.D., University of London.

Deborah L. Krohn, Associate Professor
A.B., M.F.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Ulrich Leben, Visiting Professor and Special Exhibitions Curator
Graduate, École de Louvre; Freie Universität Berlin.

François Louis, Associate Professor
M.A., Ph.D., University of Zurich.

Michele Majer, Assistant Professor
A.B., Barnard College; M.A., New York University.

Andrew Morrall, Professor
B.A., St. John’s College, Oxford University; M.A., Ph.D., Courtauld Institute of Art, London University.

Amy F. Ogata, Associate Professor
B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Nicola Sharratt, BGC-AMNH Postdoctoral Fellow in Museum Anthropology
B.A., University of Cambridge; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago.

Elizabeth Simpson, Associate Professor
B.A., M.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Paul Stirton, Associate Professor
M.A., Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London; M.A., University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., University of Glasgow.

Charlotte Vignon, Visiting Professor; Curator of Decorative Arts, The Frick Collection
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Paris-IV, Sorbonne.

Ittai Weinrib, Assistant Professor
B.A., Tel Aviv University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University.

Catherine Whalen, Assistant Professor
B.S., Cornell University; M.A., Winterthur Program in Early American Culture, University of Delaware; Ph.D., Yale University.