Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean
Ellen started at NYSID as faculty member in 1999, later becoming lower division area coordinator, associate vice president for academic affairs, and ultimately, VP for academic affairs and dean in 2012. Fisher is a NYS certified interior designer with graduate degrees in teaching with technology and architectural studies. She earned a PhD in Architectural Studies/Human Environmental Sciences from the University of Missouri in 2011. For many years, she maintained an active design practice. Her areas of expertise include evidence-based design, design & literacy, and digital learning.