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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 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.

Academic Year Walk-in Hours (when classes are in session):
Monday and Wednesday, 4:10-5:30 PM
Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00-4:30 PM

Aileen holds a B.A. in French literature with the premedical curriculum from Columbia College and a Ph.D. in English literature from Princeton. She has been published in scholarly journals, including the Keats-Shelley Journal, European Romantic Review, the Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature, and Comparative Literature. A chapter in A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Age of Romanticism, Revolution and Empire is forthcoming from Bloomsbury Press. She has taught courses on British Romanticism, psychoanalytic theory, and George Eliot at Princeton, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore. At Columbia, Aileen teaches English literature, as well as Literature Humanities and Contemporary Civilization 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 pastries.