Bard Faculty

Nancy Leonard

Professor Emeritus of English

Area of Specialization: Shakespeare; literary theory


A.B. Smith College, Ph.D. Indiana University; Asst. Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, Professor of English, Bard College, l977-2014. Author of articles on early modern poetry and drama in various journals and edited books; author of poetry in small-press publication;member of Language and Thinking faculty 1982-2012, Institute of Writing and Thinking faculty; founding faculty of Bard's MAT program in English.


  • Research Interests: Theory of language; Emily Dickinson; Kierkegaard