Bard Faculty

Alex Benson

Assistant Professor of Literature

Primary Academic Program: Experimental Humanities

Academic Program Affiliation(s): American Studies, Environmental and Urban Studies, Literature


B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Specializes in American literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Essays and reviews have been published in Criticism, Qui Parle, and the American Literary History Online Review. The recipient of a Chernin Mentoring Fellowship (2011-12), among other recent awards. At Bard since 2012.


Phone: 845-758-7284
Location: Aspinwall
Office: 204