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African American Studies Faculty

Fisher faculty are dedicated, highly credentialed professionals who consistently make the advancement of scholarship in their respective fields a top priority.

Professor and Chair, Anthropology and Sociology
David Baronov
Mark Rice
Associate Professor; Chair, American Studies Department; Interim Program Director, African American Studies
Jennifer Rossi
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: African American Literature, African Literature, Speculative Fiction, Queer Theory, Black Feminist Thought, Rhetoric of Social Movements
Cassandra Scherr
Professor and Chair, History Department, and Interim Chair, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Carolyn Vacca