Bard’s extraordinary faculty are dedicated to the philosophy of teaching. Today and throughout Bard’s history, members of the faculty have effected change in medicine, the arts and letters, international affairs, journalism, scientific research, and education, among other endeavors. These distinguished scholars are advisers as well as instructors: Bard has no graduate teaching assistants. And the average class size of 17 allows for intimate discussions and one-on-one interaction.
Faculty In the Press
- Bard Professor, Author Norman Manea’s Work a Declaration of Hope, Says Romanian Culture Minister appeared in Nine o'Clock on 05-24-2016
Professor Jonathan Becker Speaks Out on Student Voting Rights in Dutchess Countyappeared in Poughkeepsie Journal on 05-23-2016
- Bard, Local Volunteers Test Saw Kill Water appeared in Time Warner Cable News on 05-22-2016
- Interview: Norman Manea Returns to His Native Romania appeared in AgerPres on 05-22-2016
Recent News and Notes
Ian Buruma is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College. Professor Buruma is an award-winning journalist and writer who spent much of his early career traveling and reporting from all over Asia. He now writes about a broad range of political and cultural subjects for major publications, including the New York Review of Books, the New Yorker, and the New York Times.