College of Arts and Sciences Professor of the Year Award


Dr. Paige H. Fisher, assistant professor of psychology, was recognized as the College of Arts and Sciences’ Professor of the Year at the 32nd Annual Leadership Awards Ceremony on May 6, 2013. This award honors a professor who embodies servant leadership and models excellence in teaching and research. Members of the Dean’s Undergraduate Student Council were in attendance.

Students nominated five professors who excel in these qualities. Through an online survey, all Arts and Sciences’ students had the opportunity to vote on one of the five nominees to select a professor who goes above and beyond to assist students in their pursuit of knowledge at the highest level.

Dr. Fisher is a clinical psychologist who joined the Department of Psychology at Seton Hall in 2008. Prior to that, she was an Associate Research Scientist at the NYU Child Study Center, investigating childhood anxiety disorders. At Seton Hall, she teaches Introductory Psychology as well as clinically-oriented courses including Abnormal Psychology and Psychological Testing. She also coordinates the department’s internship program and conducts research on mental health & college adjustment, as well as pre-school social and academic development.

On behalf of the Seton Hall University community, the College of Arts and Sciences would like to congratulate Dr. Fisher for being awarded Professor of the Year.