Bard Faculty

Susan M. Merriam

Associate Professor of Art History

Primary Academic Program: Art History

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Environmental and Urban Studies, Experimental Humanities, Human Rights


B.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University; M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Harvard University. Awards and fellowships include Mellon Foundation Fellowship (1996); Belgian American Educational Foundation Fellowship (1997); Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, National Gallery, Washington, Robert H. and Clarice Smith Fellow (1999); Derek Bok Center, Harvard University, Distinction in Teaching Awards (1999–2002). Visiting instructor, Massachusetts College of Art (2001), Rhode Island School of Design (2001–02), University of Massachusetts (2002), Harvard University (2003). Faculty, Language and Thinking Program at Bard College. At Bard since 2003.


Phone: 845-758-7163
Department: Arts
Location: Fisher Annex
Office: 115