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 Gidon Eshel Addresses Environmental Impact of Beef in Leonardo DiCaprio's New Climate Change Film appeared in Carbon Brief on 10-25-2016
- High Praise for Francine Prose's Mister Monkey appeared in New York Times on 10-23-2016
- Bard Conservatory Faculty, Members of Sō Percussion, Win a Bessie Award appeared in The Bessies on 10-21-2016
- The Quiet Menace of Kelly Reichardt's Feminist Westerns appeared in New York Times Magazine on 10-16-2016
Recent News and Notes
Daniel Mendelsohn is the Charles Ranlett Flint Professor of Humanities at Bard College. An award-winning writer and critic and author of the international bestseller The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, he was born on Long Island and educated at the University of Virginia and at Princeton. Since 1991, when he began publishing, his essays and reviews have appeared in many publications, most frequently in the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books. He has also been the weekly book critic for New York and a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review, and is presently a contributing editor at Travel + Leisure.