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Aileen Forbes

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Advising Dean

403 Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway, Mail Code 1201
New York, NY 10027

agf4@columbia.edu Phone: 212-851-5812 Fax Number: 212-854-2562 Office Hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

• Born in Manila, Philippines, and raised since age two in New York City and a New York suburb.
• B.A., French Literature with the premedical curriculum, Columbia College
• Ph.D., English Literature, Princeton University
• Published articles on British Romantic authors. "Theaters of Trauma in Shelley and Artaud" forthcoming in journal Comparative Literature.
• Taught courses on British Romanticism, Psychoanalytic Theory, and George Eliot at Princeton, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore. At Columbia, teaches English literature, Literature Humanities, and Contemporary Civilization.
• First job after college was at The Metropolitan Opera.
• Other interests include opera, theater, tennis, swimming, food, and French pastry.