American Studies Faculty

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

Office:Basil 125
Phone:(585) 385-7374
Mark Rice
Associate Professor; Chair, American Studies Department; Interim Program Director, African American Studies
Areas of Interest: anti-racism, social justice, DEJI, activism studies; autobiography and memoir studies; Black women’s literature and cultural history; dialogue studies (circle processes, non-violent communication, restorative practices, race and gender dialogues, Sustained Dialogue); immigration and refugee studies (fiction, memoir); pedagogy theory (place-based, community-engaged, Black feminist); and race, racism, and whiteness studies.
Office:Fay 103
Phone:(585) 385-8110
Jennifer Rossi