Jennifer Rissler, Ph.D.

Chief Academic Officer; Accreditation Liaison Officer

Jennifer is Chief Academic Officer (CAO) and the Accreditation Liaison Officer at the San Francisco Art Institute. She holds a PhD in Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Visual Studies from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts. Her research focuses on the intersection of poststructuralism and California post studio practice. She is Vice President of External Affairs on the Board of Directors of the College Art Association (CAA) and Chair Emerita of the Committee on Women in the Arts. Jennifer is President Emerita of ArtTable, Inc., the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing women's professional leadership in the visual arts. She is also a trustee of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine.