Laurie Fisher

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Laurie Fisher currently teaches in the Writing Program at the University of Southern California. She holds a Ph.D. in English from USC, an M.A. in English from Loyola Marymount University, and a B.A. in History from UCLA. Prior to her academic career, she was a development executive in film and television.


  • Ph.D. English, University of Southern California, 5/2012
  • M.A. English, University of Southern California, 9/2004
  • M.A. English, Loyola Marymount Univ, 8/2001
  • B.A. History, UC – Los Angeles
  • Research, Teaching, Practice, and Clinical Appointments

    • Lecturer (Writing), University of Southern California, 2014-08-
    • Assistant Lecturer, Thematic Option Honors Program, University of Southern California, 2007-2012
    • Assistant Lecturer; Writing Program Course Coordinator , University of Southern California, 2003-2007
    • Lecturer (Literature and Composition), Loyola Marymount University, 2001-2006
    • Teaching Fellow (Literature and Composition), Loyola Marymount University, 1999-2001
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Research interests include: Composition and Rhetoric, Contemporary Popular Culture and Media Arts, Film Studies, Performance Studies, Shakespeare, Early Modern Drama (other than Shakespeare), History of Drama, Contemporary Drama, Gender Studies

  • Committees

    • Member, Curriculum Caucus, 2015 –
  • Committees

    • Member, Writing Program English Language Learners (ELL) Committee, 2015 –