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Aileen Forbes

Senior Advising Dean

Berick Center for Student Advising
403 Lerner Hall, MC 1201
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

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.

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.