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Faculty Profile

Amy K Fisher

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Social Work
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL WORK
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205 LONGSTREET
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7336
Joined UM: June 1, 2006

Areas of Expertise

  • ANTI-RACIST AND ANTI-OPPRESSIVE EDUCATION AND PRACTICE
  • CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK
  • CLINICAL SUPERVISION
  • COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
  • SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
  • SOCIAL WORK
  • SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION

Brief Bio

Amy Killen Fisher is Associate Professor of Social Work. Ms. Fisher joined the Social Work Department at the University of Mississippi in 2012, after careers both as a lawyer and then as an LCSW-level therapist. She teaches mainly in the MSW program, with a focus on clinical classes. Her research focuses on social work student learning and development. She is actively pursuing an exploration and examination of anti-racist and anti-oppressive education and practice.

Degrees

BA
POLITICAL SCIENCE
CONVERSE COLLEGE-SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA (1989)
JD
LAW
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1993)
MSSW
SOCIAL WORK
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE/MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (2004)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee