Marie Ward Doty Endowed Chair in Ethics; Professor of Psychology; Director, Center for Ethics Education; Director, HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
Celia B. Fisher, PhD, is the Marie Ward Doty University Chair in Ethics, a professor of psychology, and director of the Center for Ethics Education and the HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute at Fordham University. She chaired the Environmental Protection Agency’s Human Studies Review Board and the American Psychological Association’s (APA’s) Ethics Code Task Force, and was a member of Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, the National Academies’ Revisions to the Common Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Clinical Research Involving Children, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/APA Consensus Panel on Therapeutic Responses to Gender Nonconformity, Gender Dysphoria, and Sexual Orientation Distress in Children and Adolescents. Dr. Fisher is the recipient of numerous NIH grants including Ethics in HIV Research Involving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth. Dr. Fisher was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Human Research Protection in 2010, and was named a 2012 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is the author of Decoding the Ethics Code: A Practical Guide for Psychologists (4th edition, Sage Publications, 2013); co-editor of eight books including, The Handbook of Ethical Research with Ethnocultural Populations and Communities (Sage Publications, 2006) and Research with High-Risk Populations: Balancing Science, Ethics, and Law (APA Publications, 2009); and over 175 theoretical and empirical publications. Dr. Fisher is a member of the AER18 Core Conference Planning Committee.
Friday, November 16
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM