Berick Center for Student Advising
403 Lerner Hall, MC 1201
New York, NY 10027
The Berick Center for Student Advising is open for appointments Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
In fall 2022, Dr. Forbes will be available for in-person and remote appointments on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and for remote-only appointments on Tuesday and Friday.
In-person walk-in hours with Dr. Forbes are available on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 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.