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Saul Fisher, PhD
Associate Provost for Research, Grants, and Academic Initiatives

Dr. Fisher serves as Associate Provost for Research, Grants, and Academic Initiatives in the Office of the Provost. In this role, he has responsibilities for research and grants, adjunct faculty affairs, international activities, the Honors Program, the McNair Program, academic centers, and new academic initiatives.


Dr. Fisher has a PhD in Philosophy from the CUNY Graduate Center, MA in Philosophy from Rice University, and AB in Political Science and Philosophy from Columbia University. Prior to joining Mercy in 2010, he served as Associate Provost of Hunter College (CUNY); Director of Fellowship Programs of the American Council of Learned Societies; and program officer at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He is past chair of the American Philosophical Association (APA) Committee on Non-Academic Careers, past member of the APA Committee on the Status and Future of the Profession, and past president of HOPOS—the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. He is currently an institutional representative of Mercy College to the Association of American Colleges & Universities, the Council on Undergraduate Research, and the Institute of International Education's IIEnetwork.

Saul Fisher
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Verrazzano Hall

Works with:
Aiisha Harden Russell, Research and Grants Coordinator
Daniel Salamone, Manager, Honors Program/Office of the Provost