Women and Gender Studies Faculty
Fisher faculty are dedicated, highly credentialed professionals who consistently make the advancement of scholarship in their respective fields a top priority.
Areas of Interest: Supporting students with disabilities in inclusive settings, including students who are deaf-blind, and critical analyses of text and film representations of disability.
Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology
Visiting Assistant Professor and Program Co-director, Women and Gender Studies
Areas of Interest: Gender and Sport; Media Depictions of Athletes; Effects of Title IX on non-revenue sports; Curriculum Design and the Impact on Student Outcomes
Associate Professor and Chair, Psychology Department
Areas of Interest: Family functioning in dual-earner families - the role of childcare and child temperament in the investigation of child socio-emotional development.
Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Gerontology
Visiting Assistant Professor
Associate Professor and Program Director, African American Studies
Areas of Interest: African American literature, American studies, and women and gender studies
Areas of Interest: Rhetorical history, theory, and methods; writing studies; literacy studies; women and gender studies
Professor and Chair, Department of English
Associate Professor and Chair, History Department
Assistant Professor and Program Co-director, Women and Gender Studies
Areas of Interest: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Women's Health Clinic at SMH and at the Livingston County Health Department; dating violence; adolescent decision-making