Dr. Mark Rice
Title: Professor and Chair, Department of American Studies
Office: Basil 125
Phone: (585) 385-7374
Education: Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
M.A., Bowling Green State University
B.A., University of Washington
Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of the Department, specializes in the history of photography, twentieth-century American culture, and transnational American Studies. His scholarly publications include:
- Through the Lens of the City: NEA Photography Surveys of the 1970s (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005).
- 1000 Photo Icons: George Eastman House (Köln: Taschen, 2002). Co-author.
- "Colonial Photography Across Empires and Islands,” Journal of Transnational American Studies 3:2 (2011): 1-22.
- “Dean Worcester’s Photographs and American Perceptions of the Philippines,” Education About Asia 16:2 (2011): 29-33.
- “His Name Was Don Francisco Muro: Reconstructing an Image of American Imperialism,” American Quarterly 62:1 (2010): 49-76.
- “Arcadian Visions of the Past,” Columbia Journal of American Studies 9 (2009): 7-26.
Dr. Rice has been a contributor to Forbes magazine and to Newsweek International. He also maintains the internationally recognized blog, “Ranking America” (http://rankingamerica.wordpress.com).
In 2007, Dr. Rice was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Vietnam, helping to establish an American Studies curriculum at Can Tho University.
In 2008 Dr. Rice was awarded the St. John Fisher College Trustees Award for Distinguished Scholarly Achievement, the highest award given by the college.