- See also Wikipedia's article about "Barry Bergdoll".
Barry Bergdoll CC '77 MA '82 PhD '86 is a professor of art history and curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
Bergdoll came to Columbia because he wanted to study art history in New York. Studying under Rosemarie Bletter and George Collins, he was inspired to go into architecture. After winning the Kellett Fellowship, he studied at Cambridge before returning to do graduate studies at Columbia.
Bergdoll is the author of Mastering McKim's Plan, a book about the McKim, Mead, and White master plan for Columbia's Morningside Heights campus. He was among the 2008 winners of the John Jay Award.