Susan Aberth is an associate professor of art history, specializing in Latin American surrealism, and has been on the faculty at Bard since 2000. Dr. Aberth teaches in the Latin American and Iberian Studies Program, as well as in Africana Studies, Art History, and Gender and Sexuality Studies.
She received her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, her M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, and a Ph.D. from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is a recipient of the professional development fellowship from the College Art Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the author of Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy, and Art
(2004). Dr. Aberth is the chair of the Test Development Committee for Art History AP exams of the Educational Testing Service and College Board. She is also a professor of Latin American art at Christie's Education Master of Arts Program in New York.