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Aileen Forbes

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Advising Dean

403 Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway, Mail Code 1201
New York, NY 10027 Phone: 212-851-5812 Fax Number: 212-854-2562 Office Hours:

Mon-Thu: 9am-5pm
Fri: 11am-5pm

• Born in Manila, Philippines, and raised in New York City and a New York suburb since age two
• B.A., French Literature with the premedical curriculum, Columbia College
• Ph.D., English Literature, Princeton University
• Published articles on British Romantic authors and taught courses on British Romanticism, Psychoanalytic Theory, and George Eliot at Princeton, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore
• First job after college was at The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center
• Currently teaches Literature Humanities at Columbia
• Passionate about opera, professional tennis, swimming and fitness, food and baking