Bio: Dr. Susan Alice Fischer
As Professor of English, Susan Alice Fischer teaches a range of courses, including The Body in Place and Culture; Literature of the Global City; Postcolonial Literature; Applied Literary Theory; British Literature; and World Literature.
Dr. Fischerâ€™s research focuses on 20th and 21st-century British fiction, and especially on womenâ€™s urban novels and migration literature. She has published research on diverse authors and topics, including Black British womenâ€™s writing and literary institutions, ethics in contemporary womenâ€™s fiction, and London literature. Her current research interests include the literature and culture of the African and Jewish Diasporas in Italy and the UK.
Dr. Fischer has presented her research internationally, mostly in Europe, both as an invited speaker and as a conference participant. She has extensive experience as an editor of peer-reviewed academic journals, such as Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Her book reviews have appeared in The Womenâ€™s Review of Books, The Literary London Journal, and elsewhere. Recent publications include an edited volume â€“ Hanif Kureishi: Contemporary Critical Perspectives â€“ published by Bloomsbury.