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
- Professor Ian Buruma: Little England and Not-so-Great Britain appeared in Project Syndicate on 06-29-2016
- Professor Neil Gaiman: How Batman Made Me Fall in Love with Comic Books appeared in Buzzfeed on 06-28-2016
- A Stroll with Ecologist Erik Kiviat '76 appeared in Millbrook Independent on 06-26-2016
- How Greek Drama Saved the City, by Professor Daniel Mendelsohn appeared in New York Review of Books on 06-26-2016
Recent News and Notes
Violinist and violist Marka Gustavsson has performed in major halls across Europe, Canada, and the United States, as well as in Japan and Israel. Gustavsson received her B.M. from Indiana University, M.M. from Mannes College of Music, and D.M.A. from the City University of New York. She has been on the Bard faculty since 2001.