Louis Fisher, Ph.D., Recognized for Contributions to Constitutional Law

Dr. Fisher has authored 25 books, 174 book chapters and 366 articles in professional journals pertaining to his areas of focus

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Louis Fisher, Ph.D., is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are chosen from among a pool of the most prominent professionals and are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A widely regarded educator in the field of law, Dr. Fisher served as a professor with the William & Mary Law School for more than two decades prior to his retirement. Drawing upon more than 40 years of professional experience, he is recognized as a former professor with the Catholic University of America, Johns Hopkins University, Indiana University, Georgetown University, American University and Queens College. A former specialist in constitutional law with the Library of Congress, Dr. Fisher continues to be recognized as a scholar-in-residence with The Constitution Project. His specialties include constitutional law, war powers, budget policy, executive-legislative relations and judicial-congressional relations.

Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Fisher has authored 25 books, 174 book chapters and 366 articles in professional journals pertaining to his areas of focus. One of his most notable contributions is "American Constitutional Law," coauthored with Katy J. Harriger. His most recent publications include, "Supreme Court Expansion of Presidential Power: Unconstitutional Leanings," "Congress: Protecting Individual Rights" and "The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power." As Dr. Fisher moves ahead with his career, he looks forward to being credited in several upcoming volumes of The Federal Lawyer. He also takes great pride in his forthcoming book, "Lessons from President Obama: Constitutional Aspirations and Actions" which will be released this year.

Prior to pursuing a career in law, Dr. Fisher received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the College of William & Mary in 1956. He went on to complete coursework in physical chemistry through Johns Hopkins University before attending The New School, where he received a Master of Arts in 1966 and Ph.D. in political science in 1967. During this time, Dr. Fisher also served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army for two years. Upon completing formal education, he accepted a position as a professor with Queens College. Dr. Fisher worked as a part-time professor at a variety of institutions before joining the College of William & Mary in 1990. Since his retirement in 2015, he has been recognized as a visiting scholar with the William & Mary Law School.

For more than four decades, Dr. Fisher served the Library of Congress as a senior specialist in separation of powers with the Congressional Research Service. From 2006 to 2010, he was also recognized as a specialist in constitutional law with the Law Library. A fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, Dr. Fisher was recently selected to receive a Career Service Award from the American Political Science Association in 2017.

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