Faculty Associates

Nearly 100 faculty associates in poetry, composition, literature, languages, history, literacy, anthropology, American studies, mathematics, biology, and drama from diverse colleges, universities, and high schools are associated with IWT on an ongoing basis.

Inspiration & Experience

Workshops are inspired by the diversity of IWT faculty who themselves develop IWT writing practices, drawing on contemporary theories of knowledge and language to develop the best techniques for teaching writing.

IWT faculty bring incredible depth of experience and expertise to the workshops they teach. Their collaborative efforts developing workshops and designing writing practices defines IWT and sets it apart from other writing programs, creative writing workshops, and professional development programs for secondary and college teachers. Below is a list of our active faculty.

  • Emily Abendroth, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • Dorothy Albertini, Bard College
  • Susan Behrens, Marymount Manhattan College
  • Glynis Benbow-Niemer
  • Jeff Berger-White, Deerfield High School (IL)
  • Celia Bland, Bard College
  • Ranny Bledsoe, Charlestown High School (Boston, MA)
  • Julia Bloch
  • Curt Nehring Bliss
  • Maureen Burgess, The Hewitt School
  • Ric Campbell, Bard College
  • Rachel Cavell, Bard College Prison Initiative
  • Rebecca Chace, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Mary Chang, Ph.D. candidate, University of Hawaii
  • Frank Cioffi, Baruch College, CUNY
  • Pam Cobrin, Barnard College
  • Alan Devenish
  • Anna Dolan, Central Connecticut State University
  • Stephanie Dunson, Williams College
  • Jennifer Eyl
  • Darlene Forrest, New York University
  • Tonya Foster, Ph.D. candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
  • Derek Furr
  • Madeleine George, Bard Prison Initiative
  • Rebecca Granato, Al-Quds Bard Honors College
  • Alfred E. Guy Jr., Yale College Writing Center
  • Nick Hiebert
  • Jamie Hutchinson, Bard College at Simon’s Rock
  • Vicki A. Jacobs, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Ileana Jiménez, Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School
  • Hilary Kaplan
  • Erica Kaufman, IWT Bard College
  • Madhu Kaza, New York University
  • James Keller, Bard College
  • Susan Kirschner, Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR)
  • Nancy Kline Piore, former director, Barnard College Writing Program
  • Abby Laber, Concord Academy
  • Mary Leonard, Teacher Consultant, Ulster Co. BOCES
  • Karen Lepri, Queens College
  • Alice Lesnick, Bryn Mawr College
  • Matt Longabucco, New York University
  • Katina Manko, Bard College MAT
  • Sharon Marshall, St. John’s University
  • Tracy McCabe, Lake Forest College (IL)
  • Myra McLarey, Ensworth High School (Nashville, TN)
  • Kristy McMorris
  • Carley Moore, New York University
  • Michael Murray, Bard High School Early College Newark NJ
  • Curt Nehring Bliss, Finger Lakes Community College, NY
  • Irene Papoulis, Trinity College (CT)
  • Phil Pardi, Bard College
  • Cindy Parrish, Buxton School
  • Peg Peoples, Bard College
  • Liz Perry, St. Luke’s School (CT)
  • Litía Perta, Bard College
  • Ray Peterson, Bard High School Early College
  • Kristin Prevallet, New York University
  • Neil Rigler, Deerfield High School (IL)
  • Eléna Rivera, New York University
  • Susan Fox Rogers, Bard College
  • Alexios Rosario-Moore, Columbia College Chicago
  • Tyler T. Schmidt, Lehman College, CUNY
  • Brian Schwartz
  • Pat Sharpe, Bard College at Simon’s Rock
  • Indu Chugani Singh, Milton Academy (MA)
  • Jane Sprague, Writer and Editor
  • Robin Tremblay-McGaw, Santa Clara University
  • Robert Tynes, Bard College
  • Meghann Walk, Bard College Early High School, Manhattan
  • Nicole B. Wallack, Columbia University
  • William Webb, Maybeck High School, CA
  • Robert D. Whittemore, Western Connecticut State