Bard Faculty

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Photo by Jennifer May
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.

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Jacob Neusner

Jacob Neusner
Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the History and Theology of Judaism and a senior fellow at the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. An internationally renowned scholar of religion, he has written or edited hundreds of books, including Theology of the Oral Torah (1998) and Theology of the Halakhah (2001). His awards include 10 honorary degrees, 14 academic medals and prizes, and several prestigious fellowships.
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