Faculty News

Image of Meltem Ballan An Interdisciplinary Approach to Computer Science

Newly appointed Computer Science faculty member Meltem Ballan shares how her background as a General Motors executive influences her perspective as a teacher and how she plans to support Bennington students in data science.

By Halley Le '25

Image of Shawtane Bowen Upright Citizen in the Green Mountains

Newly appointed Drama faculty member Shawtane Bowen shares his journey coming to Bennington and his experience of life on campus.

By Halley Le '25

Eula Biss Bennington Writing Seminars Faculty Member Eula Biss Named a 2023 New America National Fellow

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Eula Biss has been selected as a 2023 New America National Fellow.

Image of students outside doing artwork Prototyping the Future

Visionary and futurist Divine Bradley MFA ’22 turned his passion for reimagining and transforming education into an immersive learning experience for the Bennington community.

By Halley Le '25

GAD logo David Bond Awarded the New Directions Prize

David Bond has been awarded the New Directions Prize by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

Jackson and Janis Faculty Photos Summer Theatre Roundup

Several members of the Bennington College community have been participating in the 2022 summer theatre season.

John Umphlett Performing Flipping One Over a Bush John Umphlett to Perform "Flipping One Over a Bush"

For the 25th anniversary of the North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show (NBOSS), Technical Instructor in Visual Arts John Umphlett MFA '99 will do a live performance, Flipping One Over a Bush, first performed 22 years ago at the third NBOSS in 2000.

Image of Commons Welcome, New Faculty (2022-2023)

This fall, Bennington welcomes nine new full-time faculty members to the College.

Camille Guthrie and Diamonds LARB: On Camille Guthrie’s “Diamonds”

Faculty member and Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives Camille Guthrie's new poetry collection, Diamonds (BOA Editions, 2021), has received a rave review in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

David Bond Negative Ecologies Celebration Bond: Negative Ecologies

Faculty member and cultural anthropologist David Bond has just published a new book, Negative Ecologies: Fossil Fuels and the Discovery of the Environment (University of California Press).