Bard Faculty

David Shein

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Studies, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Primary Academic Program: Philosophy

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Science, Technology, and Society

Academic Expertise: Philosophy


B.A., State University of New York at Oswego; M.Phil., Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York. Has taught at Lehman College. Areas of interest: realism and antirealism, relativism, metaphysics, and epistemology. Developed Bard’s Academic Services Center and Disability Services. Numerous presentations at professional conferences. At Bard since 1999 (faculty member since 2008).


  • Research Interests: epistemology and metaphysics; naturalism; normativity
  • Other Interests: sociology of science; history of science


Phone: 845-758-7454
Departments: Dean of the College,Executive Vice President's Office
Location: Graystone House