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
- James Romm on Mary Beard: A Brash Brit's Subversive Siege of Ancient Rome appeared in Daily Beast on 11-24-2015
- How an Early Job in a Morgue Confirmed Francine Prose’s Love of Storytelling appeared in New York Times on 11-22-2015
- Bard MAT's Stephen Mucher: Why College Students Don’t Want to Be Teachers appeared in Washington Post on 11-20-2015
- Bard Photography Program Director Stephen Shore Makes Instagram Connection appeared in Shutterbug on 11-19-2015
Recent News and Notes
Mark Danner is a writer and reporter who for 25 years has written on politics and foreign affairs, focusing on war and conflict. He has covered, among many other stories, wars and political conflict in Central America, Haiti, the Balkans, Iraq and the Middle East, and, most recently, the story of torture during the War on Terror. Danner is James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College, and has been on the faculty since 2003.