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Garrett Fisher

Garrett Fisher

Dr. Garrett Fisher

College of Arts and Sciences

World Languages

Contact Information

Email: gdfisher@wcu.edu
Office: 132B McKee Building

Biography

I teach Spanish and education courses for the Department of World Languages and the College of Education & Allied Professions. I am also the Coordinator of the Spanish B.S.Ed. Program. I enjoy organizing faculty-led trips to Costa Rica in the summer and traveling whenever I can. Pura vida.<br><br>I'm a translator and I have experience in the subtitling industry, working on projects for films and shows seen on HBO and Netflix.<br><br>I studied at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey<b> </b>in Mexico, WCU (GO CATS!), UNCC, and UNE. <br><br>When I'm not teaching, I enjoy woodworking and riding my ATV.

Education

  • EDD, University of New England, Educational Leadership
  • MA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Spanish: Translation Track
  • BA, Western Carolina University
  • BSED, Western Carolina University, Spanish Education

Teaching Interests

Spanish, Translation, Interpretation, Education

Research Interests

I've published and presented on language pedagogy and innovative strategies to utilize educational technology. Because I train future teachers, I recently published my first book, <i>Driving Realistic Teacher Leadership and Skills</i>. I also co-authored an article recently on patient perceptions of nurses with tattoos.

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