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Joseph P. Fisher

Executive Director, Academic Resource Center at Georgetown University

About Me

My disciplines and areas of professional expertise include…


  • The George Washington University, English Department

    • 2007 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), English (american literature)
  • The Catholic University of America

    • 2001 Master of Arts (M.A.), English
  • Saint Anselm College

    • 1999 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English
    • 1999 Certification, Secondary Education, English



  • Georgetown University, Academic Resource Center

    • 8/2019 - Present Executive Director
  • The George Washington University, Disability Support Services

    • 1/2016 - 8/2019 Assistant Director
  • The George Washington University, Disability Support Services

    • 8/2007 - 12/2015 Communications and Writing Specialist
  • The George Washington University, College of Professional Studies

    • 8/2011 - Present Professorial Lecturer
  • Northern Virginia Community College

    • 1/2003 - 8/2013 Adjunct Professor of English


  • The George Washington University

    8/2009 - Present Chair, Composing Disability Conference Planning Committee


  • “Disability and the Classroom: Legal Mandates, Shared Responsibilities, and Best Practices” (co-presentation with Seth Bravin)

    5/2016 GWU Diversity Training Summit

  • “A History of the ADA: Some Slanted Truths” (Institute of International Education 2016)

    3/2016 Institute of International Education

  • “Demystifying the Writing Process”

    6/2015 Postsecondary Disability Training Institute 2015

  • "The Jesus and Mary Chain Hate Rock ‘n’ Roll, but They Love Composition"

    4/2011 Popular Culture Association Convention

  • "The Politics of Post-9/11 Music: Sound, Trauma, and the Music Industry in the Time of Terror"

    3/2011 International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)-US Convention