Jennifer Rissler

VP + Dean of Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs

Jennifer Rissler is Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs at San Francisco Art Institute. She lectures frequently on the topic of assessment within fine arts curricula, for the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) and the College Art Association (CAA). A PhD candidate in Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Visual Studies at the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA), her research investigates fine art curricular histories, and boundary pushing as a discourse of self-identification in fine arts colleges. Jennifer is President Emerita of ArtTable, Inc., a national organization based in New York, which is dedicated to the visual arts and to advancing women's leadership in the field.