B.A. 1959, University of Pennsylvania
M.A. 1960, Ph.D. 1962, Yale University
Areas of Expertise
Professor Fish is one of this country’s leading public intellectuals, and a world-renowned literary theorist and legal scholar. He began his academic career in the English department at the University of California, then became the Kenan Professor of English and Humanities at Johns Hopkins University, where he taught from 1974 to 1985, before becoming Arts and Sciences Professor of English and Professor of Law at Duke. He was dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois from 1999 to 2004. Professor Fish is a prolific author, having written over 200 scholarly books and articles. Professor Fish is a contributor to "The Opinionator" blog for The New York Times.
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Stanley Fish in the news
- Sep 20, 2017 "Hate Speech" Panel Talks Free Speech and More
- Jul 15, 2016 Prof. Stanley Fish's Op-Ed in the NY Times Sunday Review: 'Professors, Stop Opining About Trump'
- Jul 5, 2016 Professor Stanley Fish in TIME Magazine: "Here’s How Donald Trump Gets Away With Absurd Arguments"
- Jan 16, 2015 Recording - Perspectives on Academic Freedom: Views from the Top
- Nov 13, 2014 Professor Stanley Fish on The Brian Lehrer Show: Academic or Freedom?
- Oct 17, 2013 Justice Antonin Scalia and Professor Stanley Fish Debate Issues of Interpretation
- Aug 23, 2013 Stanley Fish Joins Cardozo Faculty as Floersheimer Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law