Speaking and Teaching

Joseph P. Fisher's Speaking and Teaching Experience

Selected Presentations

Courses Taught

The College of Professional Studies, The George Washington University, August 2011-August 2019

  • Writing, Communication, and Media Relations I
  • Writing, Communication, and Media Relations II
  • Ethics in Science and Technology Policy

Northern Virginia Community College-Alexandria, January 2003-August 2013

  • Survey of American Literature II, 1865 to the Present
  • Survey of American Literature I, Colonial Era to 1865
  • College Composition II (emphasis on argumentation and research)
  • College Composition I (survey of various modes of academic writing, including research-based writing)
  • College Composition I/Individualized Instruction in Writing (introduction to collegiate writing coupled with individualized drafting and revision instruction in a writing lab)
  • Technical Report Writing (composition class designed for automotive majors)

English Department, The George Washington University, August 2004-May 2011

  • Introduction to Critical Theory
  • Introduction to American Literature: 1865-Present
  • Introduction to American Literature: Early American Writing to 1865
  • Composition Language & Arts & Science:
    • Stand by Them: Alienation and Identification in Young Adult Literature
    • Were They Goodfellas?: Bohemianism, Voyeurism, and Performativity in Gangster Media
    • Banned in the USA: Ideology, Banned Books, and American Education