Jay Bernstein

University Distinguished Professor

New School for Social Research

Jay Bernstein is an American philosopher, and University Distinguished Professor at The New School. He received a BA from Trinity College in 1970 and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a PhD in 1975. Bernstein is an expert in Continental philosophy and a leading interpreter of the philosophy of Adorno.

Bernstein has published two books on art, The Fate of Art and Against Voluptuous Bodies: Late Modernism and the Meaning of Painting.

Jay Bernstein is a 2013 Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.