Nancy Bauer is currently serving as Dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts and as Dean of Academic Affairs for Arts and Sciences—a position to which she was appointed in 2012. She earned her Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University. She is also a philosophy professor at Tufts University. She is a published author and has won a number of teaching awards, including the Leibner Award for Distinguished Advising and Teaching. Her areas of specialization include feminist philosophy, phenomenology, philosophy and film, and ordinary language philosophy.