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About Stanley Fish

Professor Fish comes to the College of Law from Chicago, where he most recently served as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania (1959) and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University (1960; 1962). He has previously taught at the University of California at Berkeley (1962-74); Johns Hopkins University (1974-85), where he was the Kenan Professor of English and Humanities; and Duke University, where he was Arts and Sciences Professor of English and Professor of Law (1986-1998). From 1993 through 1998 he served as Executive Director of Duke University Press. Dr. Fish served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at The John Marshall Law School from 2000 through 2002.

Positions

2005 - Present Davidson-Kahn Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law
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2004 - 2005 Dean Emeritus and UIC Distinguished Professor of English, Criminal Justice and Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Illinois at Chicago
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1999 - 2004 Dean and UIC Distinguished Professor of English, Criminal Justice and Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Illinois at Chicago
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2000 - 2002 Distinguished Visiting Professor, John Marshall Law School
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1993 - 1998 Associate Vice Provost, Duke University
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1993 - 1998 Executive Director, Duke University ‐ Press
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1985 - 1998 Arts and Sciences Professor of English and Professor of Law, Duke University
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1986 - 1992 Chairman, Duke University ‐ Department of English
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1983 - 1985 Chairman, The Johns Hopkins University
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1978 - 1985 Jr. Professor of English and Humanities, The Johns Hopkins University ‐ William R. Kenan Jr. Professorship
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1976 - 1985 Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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1983 - 1984 Visiting Professor, Columbia University
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1974 - 1978 Professor of English, The Johns Hopkins University
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1973 - 1974 Visiting Bing Professor of English, University of Southern California
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1969 - 1974 Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley
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1971 Visiting Professor, The Johns Hopkins University
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1971 Visiting Professor, State University of New York ‐ Linguistics Institute
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1967 - 1969 Associate Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley
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1969 Visiting Professor, Special Summer Seminar, Sir George Williams University
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1963 - 1967 Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley
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1967 Visiting Assistant Professor, Washington University
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Hanford Book Award for Surprised by Sin: The Reader in Paradise Lost, 2nd Edition, 1998
  • PEN/Spielvogel-Diamonstein Award for There's No Such Thing as Free Speech, and It's a Good Thing,Too, 1994
  • Honored Scholar, Milton Society of America, 1991
  • Milton Society Award for the best essay published in 1989, 1989
  • Fellow, Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, 1989
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1983
  • Director of National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on Milton and Critical Theory, 1982 and 1980
  • Director National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar on Critical Theory, 1976 and 1974
  • Nomination, National Book Award for Self-Consuming Artifacts, 1972
  • Second Place, Explicator Prize for Surprised by Sin, 1968
  • Humanities Research Professorship, University of California, Berkeley, 1970 and 1966
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, 1969-1970
  • American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 1966

Courses

  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Jurisprudence
  • Media Law

Education

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1962 Ph.D., Yale University
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1960 M.A., Yale University
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1959 B.A., University of Pennsylvania
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Contact Information

Florida International University College of Law
11200 SW 8th St., RDB 2070
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-7820

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