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.

Bard College Catalogue, 2018–19


Bard College Catalogue, 2018–19

Bard College Faculty

For complete biographies see bard.edu/academics/faculty

Leon Botstein  President of the College
BA, University of Chicago; MA, PhD, Harvard University, Department of History. Music director and conductor, American Symphony Orchestra (1992– ); music director, The Orchestra Now; conductor laureate, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra/Israel Broadcasting Authority (2003– ). Guest conductor, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bern Symphony, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Düsseldorf Symphony, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Madrid Opera, New York City Opera, ORF Orchestra (Vienna), Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Romanian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and St. Petersburg Philharmonic, among others. Artistic codirector, Bard Music Festival (1990– ). Artistic director, Grafenegg Campus and Academy, Austria. Editor, The Musical Quarterly (1992– ) and The Compleat Brahms (Norton, 1999); writer and editor of essays and chapters in numerous books about art, education, history, and music, including the Cambridge Companions to Music series and the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Author, Jefferson’s Children: Education and the Promise of American Culture (Doubleday, 1997). Board chair, Central European University; board member, Open Society Institute and the American Academy in Berlin. Honors include membership in the American Philosophical Society, Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts, National Arts Club Gold Medal, Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, Leonard Bernstein Award, Centennial Medal from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Bruckner Society Medal of Honor, and the Alumni Medal from the University of Chicago. Presented the 2010–11 Tanner Lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, on “The History of Listening.” (1975– ) Leon Levy Professor in the Arts and Humanities.

Jonathan Becker  Executive Vice President; Vice President for Academic Affairs; Director, Center for Civic Engagement
BA, McGill University; DPhil, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Taught at Central European University, University of Kiev Mohyla Academy, Wesleyan University, Yale University. Author of Soviet and Russian Press Coverage of  the United States: Press, Politics and Identity in Transition (1999; new edition, 2002); and articles in European Journal of Communication, Journalism and Mass Communications Quarterly, and Slovo, among others. (2001– ) Associate Professor of Political Studies. 

James Brudvig  Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer
MBA, University of Chicago; PhD, philosophy, University of Iowa. (1991– 

Norton Batkin Vice President and Dean of Graduate Studies 
BA, Stanford University; MA, PhD, Harvard University. Director of the Graduate Program (1994–2007) and director (1991–94, 2002–05), Center for Curatorial Studies and Art in Contemporary Culture. Author of Photography and Philosophy and articles in Seeing Wittgenstein Anew: New Essays on Aspect-Seeing, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Philosophical Topics, Common Knowledge, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, and The Journal of Aesthetic Education. (1991– ) Associate Professor of Philosophy and Art History.

Deirdre d’Albertis  Dean of the College 
BA, Barnard College; MA, PhD, Harvard University. Author, Dissembling Fictions: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian Social Text; editor, Pickering and Chatto’s Works of Elizabeth Gaskell; and review editor, Nineteenth-Century Contexts. Publications also include essays on Victorian women of letters in Victorian Writers and the Environment: Ecocritical Perspectives (2016); Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Literature, 1830–1900 (2015); Afterlives of the Brontës: Biography, Fiction, and Literary Criticism (2014); Other Mothers: Beyond the Maternal Ideal (2008), and The Cambridge Companion to Elizabeth Gaskell (2007). Articles and reviews in Nineteenth-Century Contexts; Victorian Studies; Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900; and Journal of the History of Sexuality. (1991–  ) Professor of English.

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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

Susan Aberth  ARTS
BA, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; PhD, The Graduate Center, City University of New York. (2000– ) Associate Professor of Art History.

Mal Ahern  ARTS
BA, University of Chicago; MA, City University of New York Graduate Center; PhD candidate, Yale University. (2018 – ) Visiting Instructor in Film and Electronic Arts.

Peggy Ahwesh  ARTS
BFA, Antioch College. (1990– ) Professor of Film and Electronic Arts.

Daniel Akst
BA, University of Pennsylvania; graduates studies, New York University. (2018– ) Visiting Instructor in the Humanities.

Jules Albertini  SCI
BS, SUNY Cortland; MA, SUNY Binghamton. (1986– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Richard Aldous  SST
PhD, University of Cambridge. (2009– ) Eugene Meyer Professor of British History and Literature.

Matthew Amos  LANG/LIT 
BA, MA, MPhil, PhD, New York University. (2014– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of French.

Craig Anderson  SCI
BSc, MSc, University of Western Ontario; PhD, Université de Montréal. (2001– ) Wallace Benjamin Flint and L. May Hawver Professor of Chemistry; Director of Undergraduate Research, Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computing

Sven Anderson  SCI
BA, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; MA, PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington. (2002– ) Associate Professor of Computer Science.

Rania Antonopoulos  SST
BA, MA, PhD, New School University. (2001– ) Visiting Professor of Economics; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute.

Myra Young Armstead  SST
BA, Cornell University; MA, PhD, University of Chicago. (1985– ) Vice President for Academic and Inclusive Excellence; Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor of Historical Studies.

Ephraim Asili  ARTS
BA, Temple University; MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts. (2015– ) Assistant Professor of Film and Electronic Arts.

Lera Auerbach  ARTS
BM, MM, The Juilliard School; postgraduate degree, Hanover University of Music, Drama, and Media. (2018– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Arthur Aviles  ARTS
BA, Bard College. Award-winning dancer, choreographer. (2018– ) Guest Artist.

Mike Aziz  SST
BS, University of Maryland, College Park; MArch, Savannah College of Art and Design. (2018– ) Visiting Designer in Residence.

Souleymane Badolo  ARTS
MFA, Bennington College. Dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Burkina Faso–based dance troupe Kongo Ba Téria. (2017– ) Artist in Residence.

James Bagwell  ARTS
BME, Birmingham-Southern College; MME, MMM, Florida State University; DM, Indiana University. (2000– ) Professor of Music; Director of Orchestral and Choral Music; Academic Director, The Orchestra Now.

Franco Baldasso  LANG/LIT
Laurea in Lettere Moderne, Università degli Studi di Bologna; MA, PhD, New York University. (2015– ) Assistant Professor of Italian. 

Thurman Barker  ARTS
BA, SUNY Empire State College; additional study at Roosevelt University and American Conservatory of Music. (1993– ) Professor of Music.


Elizabeth Barringer 
BA, College of William & Mary; MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. (2017– ) Klemens von Klemperer Hannah Arendt Center Teaching Fellow.

Thomas Bartscherer  SST
BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, PhD, University of Chicago. (2008– ) Peter Sourian Senior Lecturer in the Humanities; Senior Fellow, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities

Sanjib Baruah  SST
BA, Cotton College, Gauhati, India; MA, University of Delhi, India; PhD, University of Chicago. (1983– ) Professor of Political Studies.

Norton Batkin  SST
Vice President and Dean of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Philosophy and Art History. See above.

Laura Battle  ARTS
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design; MFA, Yale University School of Art. (1986– ) Professor of Studio Arts.

Jonathan Becker  SST
Executive Vice President; Vice President for Academic Affairs; Director, Center for Civic Engagement; Associate Professor of Political Studies. See above. 

Heather L. Bennett  SCI
BS, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey; PhD, Brown University; PennPORT Fellow, neurology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. (2018– ) Assistant Professor of Biology.

Alex Benson  LANG/LIT
BA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2012– ) Assistant Professor of Literature.

Roger Berkowitz  SST
BA, Amherst College; JD, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley; PhD, UC Berkeley. (2005– ) Professor of Political Studies and Human Rights; Academic Director, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities.

Daniel Berthold  SST
BA, MA, Johns Hopkins University; PhD, Yale University. (1984– ) Professor of Philosophy

Susan Blake  SST
BA, Bryn Mawr College; MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; PhD, Indiana University. (2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy.
      
Ethan D. Bloch  SCI
BA, Reed College; MS, PhD, Cornell University. (1986– ) Professor of Mathematics.

Katherine M. Boivin  ARTS
BA, Tufts University; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Art History

Alexander Bonus  ARTS
BM, MM, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; PhD, Case Western Reserve University. (2012– ) Assistant Professor of Music.

Leon Botstein  ARTS
President of the College, Leon Levy Professor in the Arts and Humanities. See above.

Susan Botti  ARTS
BM, Berklee School of Music; MM, Manhattan School of Music. (2019– ) Visiting Artist in Residence

Jonathan Brent 
BA, Columbia University; MA, PhD, University of Chicago. (2004– ) Visiting Alger Hiss Professor of History and Literature.

James Brudvig
Vice President for Finance and Administration; Chief Financial Officer. See page 345.

Teresa Buchholz  ARTS
BM, University of Northern Iowa; MM, Indiana University; Artist Diploma, Vocal Performance, Yale University. Mezzo-soprano.
(2012– ) Artist in Residence.

Ken Buhler  ARTS
BFA, University of Iowa; MFA, Indiana University. Painter. (2000– ) Artist in Residence.

Charles Burnett  ARTS
BA, MFA, University of California, Los Angeles. Award-winning filmmaker. (2018–) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Ian Buruma  SST
Studied at Leiden University, the Netherlands,  and Nihon University, Tokyo; honorary PhD in theology, University of Groningen. Writer; journalist. (2003– ) Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism.

David Bush  ARTS
BA, Bard College; MFA, Yale University. (2010– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography.

Paul Cadden-Zimansky  SCI
BA, St. John’s College, Santa Fe; MS, London School of Economics; MS, PhD, Northwestern University. (2012– ) Associate Professor of Physics.

Mary Caponegro  LANG/LIT 
BA, Bard College; MA, Brown University. (2002– ) Richard B. Fisher Family Professor in
Literature and Writing
.

Nicole Caso LANG/LIT 
AB, Harvard University; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2004– ) Associate Professor of Spanish.

Maria Sachiko Cecire  LANG/LIT 
BA, University of Chicago; MSt, DPhil, University of Oxford. (2010– ) Assistant Professor of Literature.

Omar Cheta  SST
BA, magna cum laude, American University in Cairo; AM, University of Chicago; PhD, New York University. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Historical Studies.

Bruce Chilton  SST
BA, Bard College; MDiv, General Theological Seminary, ordination to the diaconate and the priesthood; PhD, University of Cambridge. (1987– ) Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Philosophy and Religion; Executive Director, Institute of Advanced Theology.

Odile S. Chilton LANG/LIT 
Licence ès Lettres, Mâitrise ès Lettres, Université du Maine, Le Mans. (1987– ) Visiting Associate Professor of French.

Jean Churchill  ARTS 
Dancer, choreographer. Former member, Boston Ballet Company. (1980– ) Professor of Dance.

Robert L. Cioffi  LANG/LIT 
BA, Harvard University; MSt, Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literatures, University of Oxford; PhD, Harvard University. (2013; 2016– ) Assistant Professor of Classics.

Lindsay Walker Clark  ARTS
BFA, SUNY Purchase; MFA, Hollins University. (2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance.

Adriane Colburn  ARTS
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; MFA, Stanford University. (2014– ) Artist in Residence.

Teju Cole  LANG/LIT 
BA, Kalamazoo College; MA, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; MPhil, Columbia University. (2011– ) Distinguished Writer in Residence.

Cathy D. Collins  SCI
BA, Pitzer College; MS, University of Arizona; PhD, University of Kansas; postdoctoral research, Washington University. (2010–11; 2016– ) Assistant Professor of Biology.

Ben Coonley  ARTS
BA, Brown University; MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College. (2010– ) Associate Professor of Film and Electronic Arts.

Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas  ARTS
BA, Georgetown University; MA, University of California, Berkeley; MFA, Brown University. (2011– ) Playwright in Residence. 

Leah Cox  ARTS
BA, Texas Christian University. Dancer, choreographer. (2009– ) Term Associate Professor of Dance.

Elizabeth Crew  SCI
BA, MS, PhD, SUNY Binghamton. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry.

Christian Crouch  SST
BA, Princeton University; MA, MPhil, PhD, New York University. (2006– ) Associate Professor of History.

John Cullinan  SCI
BA, Bates College; PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst. (2006– ) Associate Professor of Mathematics.

Robert J. Culp SST
BA, Swarthmore College; MA, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, Cornell University. (1999– ) Associate Professor of History.

Lauren Curtis  LANG/LIT 
BA, MA, University of Oxford; PhD, Harvard University. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Classics.

Laurie Dahlberg  ARTS
BS, MA, Illinois State University; MA, PhD, Princeton University. (1996– ) Associate Professor of Art History and Photography.

Justin Dainer-Best  SCI
BA, Haverford College; predoctoral internship, University of Vermont; PhD, University of Texas at Austin. (1996– ) Assistant Professor of Psychology.

Deirdre d’Albertis  LANG/LIT
Dean of the College. See above.

Ziad Dallal  LANG/LIT
BA, American University of Beirut; PhD candidate, New York University. (2018– ) Visiting Instructor in Arabic.

Mark Danner  SST
BA, cum laude, Harvard College. Journalist. (2003– ) James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities.

Richard H. Davis  SST
BA, University of Chicago; MA, University of Toronto; PhD, University of Chicago. (1997– ) Professor of Religion.

Tim Davis  ARTS
BA, Bard College; MFA, Yale University. (2003– ) Associate Professor of Photography

Matthew Deady  SCI
BS, MS, University of Illinois; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (1987– ) Professor of Physics

Diana H. DePardo-Minsky  ARTS
BA, Yale University; MA, PhD, Columbia University. (2001– ) Assistant Professor of Art History.

Adhaar Noor Desai  LANG/LIT
BA, Stanford University; PhD, Cornell University. (2014– ) Assistant Professor of Literature

Sanjaya DeSilva  SST
BA, Macalester College; MA, MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (2000– ) Associate Professor of Economics.

Liza Dickinson  ARTS
BA, Oberlin College; MFA, ART/MXAT Institute, Harvard University; certificate of completion, British American Drama Academy. (2017– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Michèle D. Dominy  SST
AB, honors, Bryn Mawr College; MA, PhD, Cornell University. (2001–15) Dean of the College. (1981– ) Professor of Anthropology and Environmental and Urban Studies.

Daniella Dooling  ARTS
BFA, School of Visual Arts; MFA, Yale University School of Art. Artist, videographer. (2003– ) Artist in Residence.  

Ellen Driscoll  ARTS
BA, Wesleyan University; MFA, Columbia University. (2013– ) Visiting Professor of Studio Arts.

M. Elias Dueker  SST
BA, Rhodes College; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2014– ) Assistant Professor of Environmental and Urban Studies.

Sarah Dunphy-Lelii  SCI
BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, PhD, University of Michigan. (2007– ) Associate Professor of Psychology.

Kevin T. Duong  SST
BA, Vanderbilt University; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, Cornell University. (2016– ) Assistant Professor of Political Studies.

Brittney Edmonds  LANG/LIT 
BA, Cornell University; MPhil, PhD candidate, Princeton University. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of English (BHSEC).

Jay Elliott  SST
BA, New York University; PhD, University of Chicago. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Yuval Elmelech  SST
BA, MA, Tel Aviv University; PhD, Columbia University. (2001– ) Associate Professor of Sociology; Research Associate, Levy Economics Institute. 

Omar G. Encarnación  SST
BA, Bridgewater College; MA, University of Texas at Austin; PhD, Princeton University. (1998– ) Professor of Political Studies.

Helen Epstein  SST
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MSc, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; PhD, University of Cambridge.
(2010– ) Visiting Professor of Human Rights and Global Public Health.

Gidon Eshel  SST
BA, Haifa University, Israel; MA, MPhil, PhD, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. (2009– ) Research Professor.
 
John Esposito  ARTS
Studied with John Cage, Elliott Carter, Frederic Rzewski. (2001– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Music.

Barbara Ess  ARTS
BA, University of Michigan. (1997– ) Associate Professor of Photography

Tabetha Ewing  SST
BA, Bard College; MA, PhD, Princeton University. (1998– ) Associate Professor of History.

Nuruddin Farah  LANG/LIT
Somali novelist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter. Educated at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
(2013– ) Distinguished Professor of Literature.

Kris Feder  SST
BA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Temple University. (1991– ) Associate Professor of Economics.

Miriam Felton-Dansky  ARTS
BA, Barnard College; MFA, DFA, Yale University School of Drama. (2012– ) Assistant Professor of Theater and Performance.

Jack Ferver  ARTS
Trained at Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance; Prague Center for Continuing Education.
(2013– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Peter Filkins  LANG/LIT
BA, Williams College; MFA, Columbia University. (2007– ) Visiting Professor of Literature.

Daphne Fitzpatrick  ARTS
Attended the School of Visual Arts, Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. (2015– ) Artist in Residence.

Peggy Florin  ARTS
BFA, The Juilliard School; BA, SUNY Empire State College; MFA, Bennington College. (1998– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Dance.

Laura R. Ford  SST
BA, Pacific Union College; JD, Tulane University Law School; MPA, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs; LLM, University of Washington School of Law; PhD, Cornell University; Postdoctoral Fellow, Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, SUNY Buffalo Law School. (2016– ) Assistant Professor of Sociology.

Elizabeth Frank  LANG/LIT
BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (1982– ) Joseph E. Harry Professor of Modern Languages and Literature.

Kenji Fujita  ARTS
BA, Bennington College; MFA, Queens College. (1995– ) Artist in Residence.

Neil Gaiman  ARTSLANG/LIT
Author of fiction, poetry, graphic novels, comics, journalism, biography, screenplays, song lyrics, and drama; and recipient of the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. (2014– ) Professor in the Arts.

Kyle Gann  ARTS
BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music; MM, DM, Northwestern University. (1997– ) Taylor Hawver and Frances Bortle Hawver Professor of Music

Matthew Gantt  ARTS
BA, MM, Brooklyn College. (2018– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Jessica A. Geer  SCI
BA, Temple University; PhD, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry.

Arthur Gibbons  ARTS
BA, Ohio Wesleyan University; BFA, MFA, University of Pennsylvania. (1988– ) Professor of Sculpture; Director, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts.

Christopher H. Gibbs  ARTS
BA, Haverford College; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2002– ) James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Music; Artistic Codirector, Bard Music Festival.

Helena Sedlácková Gibbs  
BA, Columbia University; MA, PhD, New York University; Certificate in Education, University of Brasilia. (2003– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities.

Jeffrey Gibson  ARTS
BFA, Art Institute of Chicago; MA, Royal College of Art. (2012– ) Artist in Residence.

Simon Gilhooley  SST
MA, University of Edinburgh; MA, University of London, Institute for the Study of the Americas; MA, PhD, Cornell University. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Political Studies.

Beka Goedde  ARTS
BA, Columbia University; MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College. (2015– ) Artist in Residence.

Jacqueline Goss  ARTS
BA, Brown University; MFA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. (2001– ) Professor of Film and Electronic Arts.

Stephen Graham  LANG/LIT
BA, Harvard College; MA, MFA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2006– ) Bard Center Fellow.

Brent Green  ARTS
Artist and filmmaker. (2017– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Donna Ford Grover  LANG/LIT
BA, Bard College; PhD, The Graduate Center, City University of New York. (1999– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Literature and American Studies.

Marka Gustavsson  ARTS
BM, Indiana University; MM, Mannes College of Music; DMA, City University of New York. (2001– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Music.

Lianne Habinek  LANG/LIT
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MPhil, University of Cambridge; MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2009– ) Assistant Professor of English.

Garry L. Hagberg  SST
BA, MA, PhD, University of Oregon. (1990– ) James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Aesthetics and Philosophy

Hal Haggard  SCI
BA, Reed College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2014– ) Assistant Professor of Physics

Benjamin Hale LANG/LIT
BA, Sarah Lawrence College; MFA, Iowa Writers Workshop. 2012 Bard Fiction Prize winner. (2012– ) Writer in Residence.

Jeremiah Hall
BA, Bard College; MA, The New School; MS, SUNY Buffalo. (2013– ) Visiting Instructor in Practice; Digital Technologies Development Librarian.

Mark D. Halsey  SCI
BA, Hobart College; AM, PhD, Dartmouth College. (1989– ) Vice President for Institutional Research and Assessment; Associate Professor of Mathematics.

Ed Halter  ARTS
BA, Yale University; MA, New York University. (2005– ). Critic in Residence, Film and Electronic Arts.

Ena A. Harris  LANG/LIT
BA, Eugene Lang College, New School University; PhD, SUNY Buffalo. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of English (BHSEC).

Lynn Hawley  ARTS
BA, Middlebury College; MFA, New York University; certificate of training, Moscow Art Theatre. (2000– ) Artist in Residence.

Maggie Hazen  ARTS
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design. (2017– ) Digital Classroom Technician.

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz  LANG/LIT
BA, University of California, San Diego; MA, PhD, Brown University. (2004– ) Associate Professor of Literature.
 
Samantha Hill
BA, Albion College; PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst. (2015– ) Assistant Director, Hannah Arendt Center; Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Studies.

Frederic C. Hof  SST
Ambassador and special adviser for transition in Syria under President Obama. Graduate, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Naval Postgraduate School; additional studies in Arabic at Foreign Service Institute, Tunisia. (2018– ) Diplomat in Residence.

Michelle Hoffman 
BSc, Concordia University; MA, PhD, University of Toronto; Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, American University of Central Asia. (2015– ) Assistant Director, Institute for Writing and Thinking; Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities.

Elizabeth M. Holt  LANG/LIT
BA, Harvard University; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2008– ) Associate Professor of Arabic.

Justin C. Hulbert  SCI
BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Oregon; PhD, University of Cambridge. (2015– ) Assistant Professor of Psychology.

Thomas Hutcheon  SCI
BA, Bates College; MS, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology. (2014– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology.

Michael Ives  LANG/LIT
BA, University of Rochester. (2003– ) Poet in Residence.

Swapan Jain  SCI 
BS, Kennesaw State University; PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology. (2009– ) Associate Professor of Chemistry.

Brooke Jude  SCI
BA, Colby College; PhD, Dartmouth College. (2009– ) Associate Professor of Biology

Jeffrey Jurgens  SST
BA, Colorado College; MA, PhD, University of Michigan. (2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology; Fellow for Anthropology and Social Theory, Bard Prison Initiative.

Patricia Karetzky  ARTS
BA, New York University; MA, Hunter College; PhD, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. (1988– ) Oskar Munsterberg Lecturer in Art History

Daniel Karpowitz  SST
BA, University of Pennsylvania; JD, University of Chicago Law School. (2003– ) Lecturer in Law and the Humanities; Director of Policy and Academics, Bard Prison Initiative.

Lisa Katzman  ARTS
BA, Bard College; MA, University of Chicago. Documentary filmmaker. (2018– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.
   
Erica Kaufman  LANG/LIT
BA, Douglass College, Rutgers University; MFA, The New School; PhD, The Graduate Center, City University of New York. (2017– ) Director, Institute for Writing and Thinking; Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities.

Jason Kavett  LANG/LIT
BA, Wesleyan University; MA, MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies.

Thomas Keenan LANG/LIT
BA, Amherst College; MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (1999– ) Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director, Human Rights Project.

Felicia Keesing  SCI
BS, Stanford University; PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2000– ) David and Rosalie Rose Distinguished Professor of Science, Mathematics, and Computing. 

Jim Keller
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, University of Montana, Missoula; PhD, SUNY Stony Brook. (2001– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Writing; Director, The Learning Commons.

Robert Kelly  LANG/LIT
BA, City College of New York; graduate work, Columbia University; LittD (honorary), SUNY Oneonta. Poet, fiction writer. Founding director, Writing Program, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts. (1961– ) Asher B. Edelman Professor of Literature

Franz R. Kempf LANG/LIT
MA, German, MA, Russian, University of Utah; PhD, Harvard University. (1985– ) Professor of German.

James P. Ketterer 
BA, Fordham University; MA, New York University; PhD candidate, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. (2013– ) Dean of International Studies; Director, Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program. 

David Kettler  SST
AB, MA, PhD, Columbia University. (1991– ) Research Professor.
 
Arseny Khakhalin  SCI
MS, Moscow State University; PhD, Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology, Russian Academy of Sciences; postdoctoral fellow, Brown University. (2014– ) Assistant Professor of Biology

Erica Kiesewetter  ARTS 
Violinist. Graduate, The Juilliard School, where she studied with Ivan Galamian. (2010– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Music; Director of Orchestral Studies; faculty, Bard College Conservatory of Music.

Alex Kitnick  ARTS
BA, Wesleyan University; MA, PhD, Princeton University. (2013– ) Brant Family Fellow in Contemporary Arts. 

Peter Klein  SST
BA, Drew University; MA, PhD, Brown University. (2014– ) Assistant Professor of Sociology and Environmental and Urban Studies.

Antonios Kontos  SCI
Diploma in Physics, National Technical University of Athens; MS, PhD, University of Notre Dame. (2017– ) Assistant Professor of Physics.

Marina Kostalevsky  LANG/LIT
MA, Leningrad State Conservatory; PhD, Yale University. (1996– ) Associate Professor of Russian.

Lisa Krueger-Chandler  ARTS
AB, University of California, Berkeley; graduate studies in film theory, École des Hautes Études, Paris. Also studied at the Paris Film Program. Screenwriter and director. (2016– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Stephanie Kufner  LANG/LIT
Teaching Diploma, Certification for English Language and Business Administration, University of Munich; Diplom-Handelslehrer, University of Munich; MA, PhD, SUNY Albany. (1990– ) Visiting Associate Professor of German; Academic Director, Center for Foreign Languages and Cultures.
 
Laura Kuhn  ARTS 
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Director and cofounder, John Cage Trust. (2007– ) John Cage Professor of Performance Arts. 

Laura Kunreuther  SST
BA, University of Pennsylvania; MA, PhD, University of Michigan. (2001– ) Associate Professor of Anthropology. 

Cecile E. Kuznitz  SST
AB, magna cum laude, Harvard University; MA, PhD, Stanford University. (2003– ) Associate Professor of Jewish History.

Christopher N. LaFratta  SCI
BS, University of Massachusetts; PhD, University of Maryland. (2010– ) Associate Professor of Chemistry. 

Ellen Condliffe Lagemann  SST
BA, Smith College; MA, Teachers College, Columbia University; PhD, Columbia University. (2007– ) Levy Institute Research Professor; Distinguished Fellow, Bard Prison Initiative.

Peter Laki  ARTS
Diploma in musicology, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest; PhD, University of Pennsylvania. (2007– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Music.

Kristin Lane  SCI
BA, University of Virginia; MS, Yale University; PhD, Harvard University. (2007– ) Associate Professor of Psychology.

Ann Lauterbach  LANG/LIT
BA, University of Wisconsin–Madison. Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Columbia University. Poet. (1997– ) David and Ruth Schwab Professor of Languages and Literature; faculty, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts.

An-My Lê  ARTS
BAS, MS, Stanford University; MFA, Yale University School of Art. (1998– ) Professor of Photography.

Gideon Lester  ARTS
BA, University of Oxford; Diploma in dramaturgy, Harvard University. (2012– ) Professor of Theater and Performance; Artistic Director for Theater and Dance, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts.

Marisa Libbon  LANG/LIT
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MPhil,
University of Oxford; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2012– ) Assistant Professor of Literature.

Christopher R. Lindner  SST
BA, Hamilton College; MA, University of Cincinnati; PhD, SUNY Albany. (1988– ) Archaeologist in Residence.

Erica Lindsay  ARTS
BA, New York University. Jazz musician, composer. (2001– ) Artist in Residence.

Peter L’Official  LANG/LIT
BA, Williams College; MA, New York University; PhD, Harvard University. (2015– ) Assistant Professor of Literature. 

Ilka LoMonaco  ARTS
Studied at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. Vocalist, vocal teacher. (2008– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Music. 

Patricia López-Gay  LANG/LIT
PhD, New York University; joint PhD, comparative literature and translation studies, University of Paris 7 and Autonomous University of Barcelona. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Spanish.

Tara Lorenzen  ARTS
BFA, SUNY Purchase. (2017– ) Visiting Instructor in Dance.

Nia Love  ARTS
BFA, Howard University; MFA, Florida State University. (2018– ) American Dance Festival Teaching Artist.

Joseph Luzzi  LANG/LIT
BA, Tufts University; MA, New York University; MA, MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (2002– ) Professor of Comparative Literature.

Matthew Lynch  SST
BA, Marlboro College; MA, University of Chicago; PhD candidate, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. (2017– ) Visiting Instructor in Religion.

Medrie MacPhee  ARTS
BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. (1997– ) Sherri Burt Hennessey Artist in Residence. 

Joseph Mansky  LANG/LIT
BA, Cornell University; PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature.

Tanya Marcuse  ARTS
AA, Bard College at Simon’s Rock; BA, Oberlin College; MFA, Yale University School of Art. (2014– ) Artist in Residence.

Michael E. Martell  SST
BA, University of Oregon; MA, PhD, American University. (2016– ) Assistant Professor of Economics.

Robert Martin  ARTS, SST
Director, Bard College Conservatory of Music; Professor of Philosophy and Music. See Bard College Conservatory of Music faculty listing.

Wyatt Mason
Studied literature at University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, and University of Paris. (2010– ) Writer in Residence; Senior Fellow, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities.

Tonia Nekkia McClodden
Artist, filmmaker, curator. Studied at Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College. (2018–19) Keith Haring Fellow in Art and Activitism.

Robert W. McGrail  SCI 
BA, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine; MA, Boston College; PhD, Wesleyan University. (1999– ) Associate Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics; Director, Laboratory for Algebraic and Symbolic Computation, Bard College.

Christopher McIntosh SST
BA, University of Georgia; MA, Georgetown University; MA, PhD, University of Chicago. (2010– ) Assistant Professor of Political Studies. 

Dave McKenzie  ARTS
BFA, University of the Arts; also studied at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. (2015– ) Artist in Residence.

Allison McKim  SST
BA, Columbia University; MA, PhD, New York University. (2010– ) Associate Professor of Sociology. 

Emily McLaughlin  SCI 
BS, Ohio Northern University; PhD, University of Pennsylvania. (2008– ) Associate Dean of the College; Associate Professor of Chemistry. 

Nesrin Ersoy McMeekin
BA, MA, Bilkent University, Ankara. (2014– ) Visiting Instructor in the Humanities.

Sean McMeekin  SST 
AB, Stanford University; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2014– ) Francis Flournoy Professor of European History and Culture. 

Blair McMillen  ARTS
BA, BM, Oberlin College; MM, The Juilliard School; DMA, Manhattan School of Music. (2006– ) Artist in Residence.

Walter Russell Mead  SST
BA, Yale University. (2005–08, 2010– ) James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities. 

Daniella Medina  SST
BS, economics, BA, gender and sexuality studies, SUNY Plattsburgh; MS, Levy Economics Institute at Bard College. (2018– ) Visiting Lecturer in Economics.

Daniel Mendelsohn  LANG/LIT
BA, University of Virginia; MA, PhD, Princeton University. (2006– ) Charles Ranlett Flint Professor of Humanities.

Stefan M. Mendez-Diez  SCI
BA, physics, BS, mathematics, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Maryland. (2016– ) Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Dinaw Mengestu  LANG/LIT
BA, Georgetown University; MFA, Columbia University. (2016– ) Professor of Written Arts.

Susan Merriam  ARTS
BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University; MA, Tufts; PhD, Harvard University. (2003– ) Associate Professor of Art History.

Oleg Minin LANG/LIT
BA, University of Victoria; MA, University of Waterloo; PhD, University of Southern California. (2012– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian.

Aniruddha Mitra  SST
MA, Delhi School of Economics; MS, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (2012– ) Associate Professor of Economics.

Chiori Miyagawa  ARTS
MFA, Brooklyn College. (1999– ) Playwright in Residence.

A. Sayeeda Moreno  ARTS
MFA, New York University. (2018– ) Artist in Residence, Film and Electronic Arts.

Bradford Morrow  LANG/LIT
BA, University of Colorado; graduate studies, Danforth Fellow, Yale University. Novelist, poet; founding editor, Conjunctions. (1990– ) Professor of Literature; Bard Center Fellow.

Gregory Duff Morton  SST
BA, Yale University; AM, MA, PhD, University of Chicago. (2017– ) Assistant Professor of Anthropology.

Gregory B. Moynahan  SST
BA, Wesleyan University; graduate studies, Humboldt University, Berlin; MA, DPhil, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2001– ) Associate Professor of History

Rufus Müller  ARTS
BA, MA, University of Oxford. Tenor; performs internationally in operas, oratorios, and recitals. (2006– ) Associate Professor of Music

Michelle Murray  SST
BA, MA, PhD, University of Chicago. (2009– ) Associate Professor of Political Studies.

Matthew Mutter  LANG/LIT
BA, University of North Carolina; MA, MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (2010– ) Associate Professor of Literature. 

David Nelson  SST
BA, Wesleyan University; MHL, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion; PhD, New York University. (2008– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Religion; Rabbi.

Melanie Nicholson  LANG/LIT
BA, Arizona State University; MA, MFA, University of Arizona; PhD, University of Texas at Austin. (1995– ) Professor of Spanish. 

Kerri-Ann Norton  SCI
BA, Bard College; PhD, Rutgers University; postdoctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. (2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Isabelle O’Connell  ARTS
BA, Royal Irish Academy of Music; MM, Manhattan School of Music. Pianist. (2014– ) Visiting Instructor in Music.

Keith O'Hara  SCI
BS, Rowan University; MS, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology. (2009– ) Associate Professor of Computer Science.

Joseph O’Neill  LANG/LIT
JB, Girton College, University of Cambridge. (2011– ) Distinguished Visiting Professor of Written Arts.

Lothar Osterburg  ARTS
Diploma with excellence, Hochschule für bildende Künste, Braunschweig, Germany. Master printer in etching and photogravure. (1999– ) Artist in Residence.

Fiona Otway  ARTS
BA, Hampshire College; MFA, Temple University.Filmmaker. (2016– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Dimitri B. Papadimitriou  SST
BA, Columbia University; MA, PhD, New School for Social Research. (1977– ) President, Levy
Economics Institute; Executive Vice President Emeritus, Bard College; Jerome Levy Professor of Economics
.

Philip Pardi  
BA, Tufts University; MFA, Michener Center for Writers, University of Texas at Austin. Poet and translator. (2005– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing; Director of College Writing.

Gilles Peress  arts, SST
Studies at Institut d’Etudes Politiques and Université de Vincennes, France. Photographer. (2008– ) Distinguished Visiting Professor of Human Rights and Photography.

Joel Perlmann  SST
BA, Hebrew University, Jerusalem; PhD, Harvard University. (1994– ) Levy Institute Research Professor; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute.

Gabriel G. Perron  SCI
BSc, MSc, McGill University; PhD, University of Oxford; Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa. (2015– ) Assistant Professor of Biology.

Judy Pfaff  ARTS
BFA, Washington University; MFA, Yale University School of Art. ( 1989, 1991, 1994– ) Richard B. Fisher Professor in the Arts.

Atahualpa Pinto SCI
BS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; PhD, Syracuse University. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry.

Francine Prose  LANG/LIT
BA, Radcliffe College. (2005– ) Distinguished Writer in Residence.

John Pruitt  ARTS
AB, Dartmouth College; MA, New York University. (1981– ) Associate Professor of Film and Electronic Arts. 

Karen Raizen LANG/LIT
BA, classics, BM, viola performance, Rice University; MM, Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana; MPhil, PhD, Yale University.
(2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian.
 
Dina Ramadan  LANG/LIT 
BA, American University in Cairo; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2010– ) Assistant Professor of Arabic. 

Raman Ramakrishnan  ARTS
BA, Harvard University; MM, The Juilliard School. (2015– ) Artist in Residence; faculty, Bard College Conservatory of Music.

Deepa Ramaswamy  ARTS
BArch, University of Mumbai; MArch, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; MA, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London; PhD candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (2018– ) Visiting Instructor in Art History.

Kelly Reichardt  ARTS
BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University. Filmmaker, screenwriter. (2006– ) Artist in Residence, Film and Electronic Arts. 

Chiara Teresa Ricciardone  
BA, Swarthmore College; MA, SUNY Binghamton; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2018–19) NEH/Hannah Arendt Center Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Bruce Robertson  SCI
BS, University of Notre Dame; PhD, University of Montana. (2012– ) Associate Professor of Biology.

Miles Rodríguez  SST
BA, Rice University; MA, PhD, Harvard University. (2012– ) Assistant Professor of Historical Studies and Latin American and Iberian Studies.

Susan Fox Rogers  LANG/LIT
BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, Columbia University; MFA, University of Arizona. (2001– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Writing; Associate, Institute for Writing and Thinking.
 
James Romm  LANG/LIT
BA, Yale University; PhD, Princeton University. (1990–96, 2000– ) James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Classics.

Lauren Lynn Rose  SCI
BA, Tufts University; MS, PhD, Cornell University. (1997– ) Associate Professor of Mathematics.

Julia Rosenbaum  ARTS 
BA, Yale University; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania. (2001–06, 2008– ) Associate Professor of Art History.

Jonathan Rosenberg  ARTS 
BA, University of Pennsylvania; MFA, New York University. (2005– ) Artist in Residence

Peter Rosenblum  SST
AB, Columbia College; JD, Northwestern University Law School; LLM, Columbia Law School; DEA (Diplôme d’études approfondies), University of Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne). (2012– ) Professor of International Law and Human Rights.

John Ryle  SST
BA, MA, University of Oxford. Writer, filmmaker, anthropologist. Cofounder, Rift Valley Institute. (2005– ) Legrand Ramsey Professor of Anthropology.

Silvia Saccon  SCI
PhD, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Lisa Sanditz  ARTS
BFA, Philadelphia College of Art; MFA, Yale University. Painter. (2001– ) Artist in Residence

Luc Sante  ARTS, LANG/LIT
Author, translator, essayist, critic. (1999– ) Visiting Professor of Writing and Photography

Joseph Santore  ARTS
BFA, Philadelphia College of Art; MFA, Yale University. Painter. (2001– ) Artist in Residence

Matt Sargent  ARTS
BA, St. Mary’s College of Maryland; MM, Hartt School, University of Hartford; PhD, SUNY Buffalo. (2014– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Music.

Simeen Sattar  SCI
BA, Rosemont College; PhD, Yale University. (1984– ) Professor of Chemical Physics.

Frank M. Scalzo  SCI
BS, St. Bonaventure University; MA, PhD, SUNY Binghamton. (1999– ) Associate Professor of Psychology.

Ann Seaton  LANG/LIT
BA, Wellesley College; PhD, Harvard University. (2015– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities; Director, Difference and Media Project; Director, Multicultural Affairs; Associate Fellow, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities.

Shai Secunda  SST
BTL, Ner Israel Rabbinical College; MLA, Johns Hopkins University; MA, PhD, Bernard Revel Graduate School, Yeshiva University; additional studies at Hebrew University, Harvard University. (2016– ) Jacob Neusner Professor in the History and Theology of Judaism.

Adam Shatz
BA, Columbia University. (2018– ) Visiting Professor of the Humanities.

David Shein  SST
BA, SUNY Oswego; MPhil, PhD, Graduate Center, City University of New York. (2008– ) Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of Studies; Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Nathan Shockey  LANG/LIT
BA, Stanford University; MA, Waseda University; MA, PhD, Columbia University. (2012– ) Assistant Professor of Japanese.

Stephen Shore  ARTS
Photographer; exhibits internationally at major venues. (1982– ) Susan Weber Professor in the Arts.

Steven Simon  SCI
BA, Yale University; PhD, New York University. (2016– ) Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Maria Q. Simpson  ARTS
BFA, University of Massachusetts; MFA, University of Washington. (2004– ) Professor of Dance

Mona Simpson  LANG/LIT
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MFA, Columbia University. (1988–2001, 2005– ) Writer in Residence.

Whitney Slaten  ARTS
BM, William Paterson University; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2018– ) Assistant Professor of Music.

Robyn L. Smyth  SST
BS, Cornell University; MS, University of Vermont; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara. (2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental and Urban Studies; faculty, Bard Center for Environmental Policy.

Geoffrey Sobelle  ARTS
BA, Stanford University; additional studies, École Internationale de Théâtre de Jacques Lecoq.
(2016, 2018– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

Patricia Spencer  ARTS
BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music. (1997– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Music.
  
Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins  SST
BA, Columbia University; MSc, University of Oxford; MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Anthropology.

Oli Stephano  SST
BA, Vassar College; MA, The New School; PhD, SUNY Stony Brook. (2017– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy.

Ariana Stokas  SST
BA, Bard College; PhD, Columbia University. (2008–12; 2017– ) Dean of Inclusive Excellence; Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy.

Stuart Stritzler-Levine  SCI
BA, New York University; MA, New School University; PhD, SUNY Albany. (1980–2001) Dean of the College. (1964– ) Professor of Psychology

Alice Stroup  SST
BA, City College of New York; Diploma in the history and philosophy of science and DPhil, University of Oxford. (1980– ) Professor of History.

I Ketut Suadin  ARTS
Graduate, Konservatori Karawitan, Bali, Indonesia. (2012– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Music.

Richard Suchenski  ARTS
BA, Princeton University; MA, MPhil, PhD, Yale University. Film historian. (2009– ) Associate Professor of Film and Electronic Arts; Director, Center for Moving Image Arts.

Karen Sullivan  LANG/LIT
AB, Bryn Mawr College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (1993– ) Irma Brandeis Professor of Romance Literature and Culture.

Wakako Suzuki  LANG/LIT
BA, Rikkyo University, Tokyo; MA, Columbia University; MA, Stanford University; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. (2018– ) Assistant Professor of Japanese.

Yuka Suzuki  SST
BA, Cornell University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (2003– ) Associate Professor of Anthropology

Julianne Swartz  ARTS
BA, University of Arizona; MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College. (2006– ) Artist in Residence.

Cassandra M. Sweet  SST
BA, Stanford University; MPhil, PhD, University of Cambridge. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Studies.

Erika Switzer  ARTS
BM, MM, University of British Columbia; MM, Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, Germany; DM, The Juilliard School. (2010– ) Artist in Residence

David Sytkowski  ARTS
BM, University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2018– ) Visiting Artist in Residence

David Szlasa  ARTS
BFA, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts; MA, NYU, Gallatin School of Interdisciplinary Studies. (2017– ) Visiting Artist in Residence

Pavlina R. Tcherneva  SST
BA, Gettysburg College; MA, PhD, University of Missouri–Kansas City. (2006–08, 2012– ) Associate Professor of Economics; Research Asso-ciate, Levy Economics Institute.

Richard Teitelbaum  ARTS
BA, Haverford College; MM, Yale School of Music. Composer, performer. (1988– ) Professor of Music.

Drew Thompson  SST
BA, Williams College; PhD, University of Minnesota. (2013– ) Assistant Professor of Africana and Historical Studies. 

Michael Tibbetts  SCI
BS, Southeastern Massachusetts University; PhD, Wesleyan University. (1992– ) Professor of Biology

Olga Touloumi ARTS
BArch, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; MSc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MA, PhD, Harvard University. (2014– ) Assistant Professor of Art History.

Joan Tower  ARTS
BA, Bennington College; MA, DMA, Columbia University. Composer. (1972– ) Asher B. Edelman Professor in the Arts; faculty, Bard College Conservatory of Music.

Dominique Townsend  SST
BA, Barnard College; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. (2016– ) Assistant Professor of Religion.

Éric Trudel LANG/LIT
BA, Concordia University, Montreal; MA, McGill University; PhD, Princeton University. (2002– ) Associate Professor of French.

Adrienne Truscott  ARTS
BA, Wesleyan University. (2018– ) Visiting Artist in Residence.

George Tsontakis  ARTS
Studied composition with Roger Sessions at The Juilliard School and conducting with Jorge Mester.
(2003– ) Distinguished Composer in Residence.

Robert Tully  SST
BA, Yale University; DPhil, University of Oxford. (2018– ) Visiting Professor of Philosophy.

David Ungvary  LANG/LIT
AB, Duke University; MSt, University of Oxford; PhD candidate, Harvard University. (2018– ) Assistant Professor of Classics.

Dawn Upshaw  ARTS
BA, Illinois Wesleyan University; MA, Manhattan School of Music; honorary doctorate, Yale University. Soprano. (2004– ) Charles Franklin Kellogg and Grace E. Ramsey Kellogg Professor of the Arts and Humanities; Artistic Director, Graduate Vocal Arts Program, Bard College Conservatory of Music.

Marina van Zuylen  LANG/LIT
AB, MA, PhD, Harvard University. (1997– ) Professor of French and Comparative Literature. 

Tatjana Myoko von Prittwitz und Gaffron 
BA, University of Saarland; MA, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; PhD, University of Saarland. (2009– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of First-Year Seminar; Buddhist chaplain.

Olga Voronina  LANG/LIT
BA, MA, Herzen University; PhD, Harvard University. (2010– ) Associate Professor of Russian.

Jean Wagner  ARTS 
BA, Wesleyan University; MA, Smith College. (2000– ) Artist in Residence.

Robert Weston
BA, University of Florida; MA, MPhil, Columbia University. (2005– ) Continuing Associate Professor of Humanities.

Micah White
BA, Swarthmore College; MA, PhD, European Graduate School, Switzerland. (2018–19) NEH/Hannah Arendt Center Distinguished Visiting Fellow.

Thomas Wild  LANG/LIT
MA, Free University of Berlin; PhD, University of Munich. (2012– ) Associate Professor of German; Research Director, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities.

Tom Wolf  ARTS 
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, PhD, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. (1971– ) Professor of Art History.

Japheth Wood  SCI 
BA, Washington University; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2015– ) Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics.

David Woolner  SST
BA, University of Minnesota; MA, PhD, McGill University. (Spring 2012; 2018– ) Visiting Professor of Historical Studies; Senior Fellow, Center for Civic Engagement; Faculty, Bard Prison Initiative.

L. Randall Wray  SST
BA, University of the Pacific; MA, PhD, Washington University. Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Missouri–Kansas City. (2015– ) Professor of Economics; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute

Liu Xia  LANG/LIT
BA, Chinese language and literature, and BA, English language and literature, Ningxia University; MA, Xi’an Foreign Languages University; PhD, Tianjin Normal University. (2018– ) Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese.

Li-Hua Ying  LANG/LIT
BA, Yunnan Normal University, China; MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin. (1998– ) Associate Professor of Chinese.

Farihah Zaman  ARTS 
BA, Bard College. (2018– ) Visiting Artist in Residence, Film and Electronic Arts.

Ruth Zisman  SST
BA, Vassar College; MA, PhD, New York University. (2011– ) Associate Dean for Network Programs; Term Assistant Professor of Social Studies.