B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park. Specialization in 19th-century American literature and culture, with an emphasis on representations of adolescent schoolgirls and female education. Other areas of interest include domesticity and gender studies; science, medicine and disability studies; newspapers/periodicals and archival research; museums as purveryors of knowledge and sites of informal learning. Taught literature and writing at UMCP; coordinated writing programs at UMCP and the University of Baltimore. As Program Coordinator at the Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies, and in collaboration with the Maryland State Department of Education, designed interdisciplinary professional development institutes for Maryland's public middle- and high school teachers. Contributor to American Culture, Canons, and the Case of Elizabeth Stoddard (2003). Author of Fictions of Female Education in the Nineteenth Century (Routledge 2009).
Derek Lance FurrDirector, MAT Program, New York Literature FacultyVIEW MORE >>
B.A., Wake Forest University; M.Ed., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. Author of Recorded Poetry and Poetic Reception from Edna Millay to the Circle of Robert Lowell (Palgrave 2010), Suite For Three Voices (Fomite 2012), and Semitones (forthcoming 2015). Recent work in Twentieth Century Literature, Able Muse, and Diagram. Areas of interest include Romanticism and its legacies; sound recording; folk music and poetics; postcolonial Anglophone literature; reading disabilities; secondary school English Language Arts curriculum and instruction; writing fiction and essays. Has been a middle school ELA teacher and reading specialist in the Charlottesville City Schools, a research assistant for Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, and a faculty associate for the Institute for Writing and Thinking.
Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S., SUNY Buffalo. Interests include preparing teachers to understand the complex interrelations among education and society so that they are able to develop critical, culturally responsive curricula that will foster student success.
Erica KaufmanAssociate Director, Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College Education FacultyVIEW MORE >>
B.A., Douglass College, Rutgers University, M.F.A, New School University, dissertation in Composition and Rhetoric at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Erica taught in the English Department at Baruch College, worked with the Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute on Writing Across the Curriculum and Educational Technology Initiatives, and served as Curriculum Specialist for the Holocaust Educators Network. She has been a visiting writer and visiting professor at Naropa University and Parsons the New School for Design, and visiting writer at The Evergreen State College and The Poetry Project. Her publications include the full-length poetry collections INSTANT CLASSIC (Roof Books 2013) and censory impulse (Factory School 2009); co-editor of NO GENDER: Reflections on the Life and Work of kari edwards and of Adrienne Rich: Teaching at CUNY, 1968-1974 (Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, 2014). Prose and critical work can be found in: Rain Taxi, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Jacket2, Open Space/SFMOMA Blog and in The Color of Vowels: New York School Collaborations (ed. Mark Silverberg, Palgrave MacMillan, 2013). Current research interests include: writing-based teaching and the process pedagogy movement, digital literacy, intergenerational Holocaust Studies, the relationship between contemporary poetics and Basic Writing and Composition Studies, and feminist epic endeavors. Kaufman is the Associate Director of the Institute for Writing & Thinking at Bard College. email@example.com 845.758.7383
Stephen Mucher Director, MAT Program in CaliforniaVIEW MORE >>
B.A., Taylor University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Research interests: History education, history of American education, the development of historical thinking processes in adolescents, historiography and disciplined inquiry in secondary classrooms, urban education, the history of teacher preparation, progressivism, and Americanization.
Ph.D., The Graduate Center CUNY, M.S., Hunter College, M.A., Marquette University, B. A., Loyola University. Research interests include intersectionality, gender socialization and urban schools, masculinity and schooling, diversity and teacher education, school/University partnerships.
B.A., M.F.A., Antioch University; M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz. Research Areas: Contemporary North American Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Anglophone Modernism, Gender and Feminist Studies, Critical and Cultural Theory, Creative and Critical Writing Pedagogy.
B.A., Vassar College; Ed.D., Harvard University. Specialization: the interaction of social context, culture, identity, and schooling, especially for immigrant and minority adolescents in the United States; secondary education within the migrant-sending areas of Mexico. firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University at Albany; Ph.D., Columbia University. She is the author of The Gender of Piety: Intersections of Faith and Family in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe, since 1900, forthcoming, Ohio University Press. Areas of interest include African history, with emphasis on southern Africa; European imperialism; history of Christianity in Africa; religion and gender. Taught secondary school social studies for five years in Red Hook and Arlington, New York, school districts. Member, American Historical Association, African Studies Association, Britain Zimbabwe Society. Awards: German Academic Exchange Service Grant (1984 85), Richard Hofstadter Fellowship (1995 2000), Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Research Grant (1999). Co-Editor, Social Sciences & Missions (Brill). Articles in Journal of Religion in Africa, Women's History Review, and a chapter in Competing Kingdoms: Women, Mission, Nation, and the American Protestant Empire, 1812-1960 (Duke, 2010).
B.A. and M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Southern California. Areas of interest: Transnational modernism, 20th century literature and culture; poetry and art of the avant-garde; travel writing.
B.A., Washington University, Ph.D. U.C. Berkeley. Research Interests: Universal Algebra, Tame Congruence Theory, Semigroups, Voting Theory Articles in Algebra Universalis, International Journal of Algebra and Computation, Semigroup Forum. Member, American Mathematical Society, Association for Women in Mathematics, Mathematical Association of America, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.