FLEISCHNER, Jennifer. American, b. 1956. Genres: Children's nonfiction, Young adult non-fiction, Literary criticism and history. Career: Dover Publications Inc., publicity director, 1977-78; State University of New York at Albany, lecturer, 1986-88, assistant professor, 1988-96, associate professor of English, 1996-, director of undergraduate studies, 1996-, affiliated faculty member in women's studies, 1988-, Diversity Lecturer, 1995. College of Mount St. Vincent, visiting assistant professor, 1989-90; Hartwick College, Babcock Lecturer, 1992; Harvard University, Andrew W. Mellon faculty fellow in Afro-American studies, 1993-94; Columbia University, visiting scholar in English, 1994-95. Publications: FOR YOUNG READERS: The Inuit: People of the Arctic, 1995; The Dred Scott Case: Testing the Right to Live Free, 1996; I Was Born a Slave: The Life of Harriet Jacobs as Told in Her Own Words, 1997. FOR ADULTS: Book Group Guide to the Work of Barbara Kingsolver, 1994; Book Group Guide to the Work of Louise Erdrich, 1995; Book Group Guide to the Work of Doris Lessing, 1995; Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family, and Identity in Women's Slave Narratives, 1996. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: The American Experience, 1990; The Apaches: People of the Southwest, 1994; Scholastic Encyclopedia of American Presidents, 1994; (with S.O. Weisser) Feminist Nightmares: Women at Odds, Feminism and the Problem of Sisterhood, 1994. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to magazines. Address: 890 West End Ave., New York, NY 10025, U.S.A.