Bard College Catalogue 2013-14
Faculty of the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
For complete biographies see www.bgc.bard.edu
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. Miller, Dean, 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.