Ulli Ryder

Ulli Ryder

Ulli K. Ryder has earned degrees in English and American Studies (BA), Afro-American Studies (MA), Professional Writing (MPW) and a PhD in American Studies and Ethnicity from the University of Southern California. Ryder was dean of Arts & Humanities at Bristol Community College before coming to RISD. She has experience as a McNair Scholarship mentor and as academic director of a women’s leadership program with the US State Department, was a member of the Rhode Island Commission for Health Advocacy and Equity, and is Scholar-in-Residence in the Office of the Chaplains at Brown University. She is co-editor of Mixed Race 3.0: Risk and Reward in the Digital Age (Annenberg Press, 2015).

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