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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

AMY K FISHER

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SOCIAL WORK
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL WORK
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205 LONGSTREET
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7336
Joined UM: 06/01/2006

Areas of Expertise

  • ADDICTION AND RECOVERY
  • CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK
  • CLINICAL SUPERVISION
  • SOCIAL WORK
  • SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION
  • SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Brief Bio

Amy Killen Fisher is Assistant Professor of Social Work. Ms. Fisher received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi in 1993. After practicing law for the better part of a decade, Ms. Fisher returned to academia to obtain her Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee-Memphis. Ms. Fisher practiced clinical social work with a focus on addiction and recovery both in the community and at the University of Mississippi for 8 years. During that time, Ms. Fisher contributed to the development of a nationwide movement focusing on Collegiate Recovery Communities. In 2012, Ms. Fisher joined the Social Work Department at the University of Mississippi.

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)