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, both at Bard College and elsewhere. She also teaches a course in Essay and Revision at Bard College; and has worked with faculty development at Bard-Smolny College (St. Petersburg State University in St. Petersburg, Russia), on teaching English for academic purposes. Rachel also teaches Civics and Writing at the Bard Prison Initiative Program, and has taught in the Bard Masters in Teaching Program. Rachel is also a writer (with recent publications in the Adelaide Literary Journal) and an attorney, representing children in disputes before the family court, among other things. She has a certificate in Restorative Justice with Planning Change, in NYC.