Professor of English, Lehman College and the Graduate Center
Research interests: The literature and culture of early modern England; the history of gender, sexuality, and race; early modern cultural studies. Theory Group Field Specialization: Gay/Lesbian/Queer Literature and Theory. Chronological Period Specialization: Renaissance/Early Modern Literature. Research: Professor Fisher is currently working on two different book-length projects: the first is a book about sexual practices in early modern English culture (with chapters on kissing, chinchucking, intercrural sex, cunnilingus, the use of dildos, and flogging), and the second is a book about “bisexuality” and notions of sexual orientation.