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Bard has been recognized as the #1 college in America for Classroom Experience by the Princeton Review, and you will not find an M.S. Policy program anywhere in the world in which students receive more one-on-one focus from distinguished faculty. Unlike in other graduate programs, our master's degree faculty do very little teaching of undergraduates, and they do not advise PhD candidates. They are fully dedicated to our students. Bard's class size is small, with a typical entering cohort of between 15 and 20. Our faculty are passionate teachers, active researchers and practitioners, and active mentors, who work closely with students while they are at Bard and continue to support our alumni after they graduate.

Winchell-Sweeney, Susan

Susan Winchell-Sweeney

Geographic Information Systems
Susan Winchell-Sweeney, GISP, is a research and collections technician for the Department of Anthropology at the New York State Museum. An archeologist by education and training, Winchell-Sweeney's area of expertise is the application of geospatial technologies in archeological research and cartography. She has over fifteen years of experience providing GIS analysis, GPS and cartographic services for archeological projects and has worked for private individuals, non-profit organizations, New York State and the federal government.

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