Rachel Cavell teaches in Bard’s Language and Thinking Program, and is a Faculty Associate with Bard’s Institute for Writing and Thinking, regularly leading professional development workshops. She also teaches courses in American civics and the American manifesto in the Bard Prison Initiative; and she will be teaching a writing intensive course in essay and revision to Bard undergraduates this Fall. She has taught in the Bard Masters in Teaching Program and with Bard’s English Language Summer Institute, working on English Language reading and writing fluency with students from Smolny College, St. Petersburg, Russia. Rachel is also a writer and an attorney, representing children in disputes before the family court. She recently obtained a certificate in Restorative Justice with Planning Change, in NYC.