About Me

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 on September 23, 1958 in Fresno, California. When he was nine 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. He and his wife Kim have three children Emily, Matt, and David, and a granddaughter, Haley.

Dr. Fisher’s courses include Writing for Psychology, Learning and Cognition, Physiological Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, History and Systems of Psychology, Capstone for Seniors, and graduate level Personality Theory.
He would welcome hearing from any of his former students.

ACADEMIC DEGREES

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

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.