Professor Fisher

Robert Fisher

Professor (Social Work)


Office Location

School of Social Work Building
Room 212

Mailing Address

School of Social Work
University of Connecticut
38 Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06103-2814

Office Hours


Robert Fisher is a Professor of Social Work and serves as a core faculty member for the Urban and Community Studies Program at the University of Connecticut. He is the co-author of Settlement Houses Under Siege: The Struggle to Sustain Community Organization in New York (Columbia University, 2002) and Social Work and Community in a Private World: Getting Out in Public (Longman, 1997). He is the author of Let The People Decide: Neighborhood Organizing in America Second Edition (Twayne, 1994). And he co-edited Mobilizing the Community: Local Politics in the Era of the Global City (Sage, 1993) and Community Organization for Urban Social Change (1981). Fisher is the recipient of two Fulbright fellowships to Austria.


History / Social Work: community organizing, social movements