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Aileen Forbes

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Senior Advising Dean Berick Center for Student Advising 403 Lerner Hall, MC 1201 2920 Broadway New York, NY 10027 agf4@columbia.edu Phone: 212-851-5812 Fax Number: 212-854-2562 Office Hours: The Berick Center for Student Advising is open for appointments Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Spring 2019 Walk-in Hours (when classes are in session): Monday and Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 PM; Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30-3:30 PM
Aileen Forbes holds a B.A. in French literature with the premedical curriculum from Columbia College and a Ph.D. in English literature from Princeton, where she studied British Romanticism and Critical Theory. She has been published in scholarly journals, including Comparative Literature, the Keats-Shelley Journal, European Romantic Review, and the Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature. Dr. Forbes has contributed a chapter to A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Age of Romanticism, Revolution and Empire, recently published by Bloomsbury Press. She has taught courses on British Romanticism, psychoanalytic theory, and George Eliot at Princeton, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore. At Columbia, Dr. Forbes teaches English literature, as well as Contemporary Civilization and Literature Humanities in the Core Curriculum. Her first job after college was at The Metropolitan Opera, and she enjoys theatre, opera, tennis, swimming, yoga, food, and making French pastry.