Bard’s extraordinary faculty are dedicated to the philosophy of teaching. Today and throughout Bard’s history, members of the faculty have effected change in medicine, the arts and letters, international affairs, journalism, scientific research, and education, among other endeavors. These distinguished scholars are advisers as well as instructors: Bard has no graduate teaching assistants. And the average class size of 17 allows for intimate discussions and one-on-one interaction.
Faculty In the Press
- Professor Ian Buruma: Little England and Not-so-Great Britain appeared in Project Syndicate on 06-29-2016
- Professor Neil Gaiman: How Batman Made Me Fall in Love with Comic Books appeared in Buzzfeed on 06-28-2016
- A Stroll with Ecologist Erik Kiviat '76 appeared in Millbrook Independent on 06-26-2016
- How Greek Drama Saved the City, by Professor Daniel Mendelsohn appeared in New York Review of Books on 06-26-2016
Recent News and Notes
Mark Danner is a writer and reporter who for 25 years has written on politics and foreign affairs, focusing on war and conflict. He has covered, among many other stories, wars and political conflict in Central America, Haiti, the Balkans, Iraq and the Middle East, and, most recently, the story of torture during the War on Terror. Danner is James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College, and has been on the faculty since 2003.More >>