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Dr. Bob Fisher has been teaching Psychology at Lee since 1983. After serving as chairman of the Behavioral and Social Sciences department from 1997-2000, he returned to the classroom full-time. He received the Lee University Excellence in Teaching Award in 1997.

Dr. Fisher was born in Fresno, California. When he was eight years old his family moved to Hawaii, where he lived for the next seven years. He graduated from Atholton High School in Simpsonville, Maryland in 1976.

He did his undergraduate work at Lee, then went on to complete his master’s degree at Georgia State University and his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. His wife, Kim, is an elementary school principal. They have three children, Emily, Matt, and David (all of whom are teachers) and three grandchildren, Haley, Liam, and Rowan.

Dr. Fisher’s courses include General Psychology, Learning & Cognition, Physiological Psychology, Personality Theory, Drugs & Behavior, History and Systems of Psychology, and Pre-Professional Seminar.

University of Tennessee at Knoxville – Ph.D. – Experimental Psychology, 1994. Dissertation: “Enhancing Intrinsic Motivation to Learn Through Attitude Change”

Georgia State University – M.Ed. – Community Counseling, 1982

Lee College – B.A – Psychology, 1980

Academic Degrees

Publications

" Effective Learning Begins With the Right Attitudes,” The Teaching Professor, May, 2004 Issue. " Personality," in Understanding Yourself and Others, (Aultman, D., ed.) Cleveland, TN: Pathway Press, 2001. " Abnormality," in Understanding Yourself and Others, (Aultman, D., ed.) Cleveland, TN: Pathway Press, 2001.