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Professor of American Studies

Year Joined RCNJ: 1996

Contact Information

  • Phone: 201-684-7802
  • Email: srice@ramapo.edu
  • Office: B-212
  • Office Hours: M 6:00-7:00 pm; W 11:30-12:30 pm; R 9:00-10:00 am

Education:

  • B.A., Philosophy and English, Gonzaga University
  • M.A., History, Yale University
  • M.Phil., Ph.D., American Studies, Yale University

Teaching Interests:

  • Nineteenth-century American Society and Culture
  • American Labor History
  • Cultural History of Technology in America

Research Interests:

  • American culture from the early nineteenth century through the 1920’s

Scholarly Activity:

  • “Technology and Culture,” in Joan Shelley Rubin and Scott E. Casper, editors, The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (Oxford University Press, 2013)
  • Michael Sappol and Stephen P. Rice, editors, A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire, (Berg/Palgrave, 2010).
  • “Picturing Bodies in the Nineteenth Century” Michael Sappol and Stephen P. Rice, editors, A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire, (Berg/Palgrave, 2010).
  • “Photography in Engraving on Wood,” Common-Place 7 (April 2007)
  • Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America (University of California Press, 2004)
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