Bard Faculty

Lianne Habinek

Assistant Professor of English

Primary Academic Program: Literature

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Gender and Sexuality Studies, Mind, Brain, and Behavior, Science, Technology, and Society


B.S., Literature, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.S., Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT; M.Phil., Renaissance Literature, King's College, Cambridge University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Literature, Columbia University. Recipient, Folger Shakespeare Library Research Fellowship (2012–2013); Whiting Foundation Fellowship, Columbia University (2008–2009); Francis Bacon Foundation Fellowship, Huntington Library (2007–2008); English Dissertation Fellowship, Columbia University (2007–2008); Institute of Historical Research Mellon Fellowship, University of London (2006). Contributing editor, Open Letters Monthly (2007– ). At Bard since 2009.


  • Research Interests: 17th and 18th century English literature; Shakespeare and Milton; Renaissance drama; history of science and medicine; history of neuroscience


Phone: 845-758-7210
Location: Aspinwall
Office: 112