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, Department of Sociology
David Baronov
Professor and Chair, American Studies Department
Mark Rice
Associate Professor
Jennifer Rossi
Associate Professor and Program Director, African American Studies
Areas of Interest: African American studies; American literature; young adult fiction; women and gender studies
Arlette Miller Smith
Associate Professor and Chair, History Department
Carolyn Vacca