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 Emeritus

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JoAnne Akalaitis  
BA, University of Chicago; graduate study, Stanford University. (1998–2012) Wallace Benjamin Flint and L. May Hawver Flint Professor Emeritus of Drama.

Mario J. A. Bick  
BA, Columbia College; PhD, Columbia University. (1970–2017) Professor Emeritus of Anthropology.

Benjamin Boretz  
BA, Brooklyn College; MFA, Brandeis University; MFA, PhD, Princeton University. Composer, critic, editor. (1973–98) Professor Emeritus of Music and Integrated Arts.

Burton Brody  
BA, Columbia College; PhD, University of Michigan. (1970–2012) Professor Emeritus of Physics.

Diana De G. Brown 
BA, Smith College; PhD, Columbia University. (1988–2017) Professor Emeritus of Anthropology.

Alan Cote  
Painter. (1970–2003) Professor Emeritus of Studio Arts

Carolyn Dewald 
BA, Swarthmore College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. (2003–16) Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies. 

Terence F. Dewsnap 
BA, MA, Boston College; PhD, University of Wisconsin. (1963–2016) Professor Emeritus of English.

Michael Donnelly  
AB, Harvard College; PhD, Birkbeck College, University of London. (1999–2015) Professor Emeritus of Sociology.

John Ferguson  
ScB, Brown University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (1977–2013) Professor Emeritus of Biology.

Larry Fink 
Photographer; solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, others. (1988–2017) Professor Emeritus of Photography.

Jean M. French  
BA, Seton Hill University; PhD, Cornell University. (1971–2011) Edith C. Blum Professor Emeritus of Art History.

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

Richard Gordon  
BA, Harvard College; MA, PhD, Graduate Faculty of New School University. (1973–2008) Professor Emeritus of Psychology.

William James Griffith  
AB, cum laude, Claremont McKenna College; MA, PhD, Brown University. (1968–2013) Professor Emeritus of Philosophy.

Frederick Hammond   
BA, PhD, Yale University. (1989–2012) Irma Brandeis Professor Emeritus of Romance Cultures and Music History. 

Benjamin La Farge 
BA, Harvard College; graduate study, Balliol College, University of Oxford. (1968–2014) Professor Emeritus of English. 

Mark Lambert 
BA, Bard College; MA, PhD, Yale University. (1967–2009) Asher B. Edelman Professor Emeritus of Literature.

Nancy S. Leonard 
AB, Smith College; PhD, Indiana University. (1977–2014) Professor Emeritus of English

Mark Lytle  
BA, Cornell University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University. (1974–2015) Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor Emeritus of Historical Studies.

Norman Manea 
MS, Institute of Construction, Bucharest. Author of novels, short fiction, memoirs, and essays. (1989–2017) Francis Flournoy Professor Emeritus in European Studies and Culture; Distinguished Writer in Residence.

William T. Maple  
BA, Miami University; MA, PhD, Kent State University. (1973–2014) Professor Emeritus of Biology.

Aileen Passloff  
BA, Bennington College. (1993–2013) L. May Hawver and Wallace Benjamin Flint Professor Emeritus of Dance.

Joan Retallack 
BA, University of Illinois, Urbana; MA, Georgetown University. (2000–14) John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor Emeritus of Humanities.

Robert Rockman 
BA, Harvard University; MA, University of California, Berkeley. (1956–2002) Professor Emeritus of Literature and Theater. 

Justus Rosenberg 
PhD, University of Cincinnati; LL, Sorbonne, Paris. (1962– ) Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature and Visiting Professor of Literature.

Gennady L. Shkliarevsky 
BA, MA, Kiev State University; MA, PhD, University of Virginia. (1985–2016) Professor Emeritus of History.

Peter D. Skiff  
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MS, University of Houston; PhD, Louisiana State University.
(1966–2016) Professor Emeritus of Physics.

James Sullivan  
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design. (1966–95) Professor Emeritus of Studio Arts. 

Suzanne Vromen  
Licence ès Sciences Sociales and Première Licence ès Sciences Economiques, University of Brussels, Belgium; MSc, urban planning, Columbia University; MA, PhD, sociology, New York University. (1978–2000) Professor Emeritus of Sociology.

Hilton M. Weiss  
ScB, Brown University; MS, University of Vermont; PhD, Rutgers University. (1961–2008) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry; David and Rosalie Rose Research Professor. 

Elie Yarden  
Educated variously at University of Pennsylvania; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Chicago. Composer. (1967–88) Professor Emeritus of Music.