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Rick Fisher|Synergy Program

rickRick Fisher, UWYO 1450 Instructor

Course Information

UWYO 1450-05

Course Description

Cultures of Work
Most Americans spend at least 40 years in a workplace of some kind or another--working on a ranch, in an operating room, behind the wheel of a UPS truck, managing a small business, etc.  And, yet, many of those workers have never really thought deeply about the conditions of those workplaces.  This class gives you the chance to explore the worlds of work through a range of texts (articles, events, and audio/film clips) and to complete at least one in-depth study of a current workplace issue.  This class will make you a better student, a more interesting person, and a worker who can develop more power over the workplaces you'll eventually choose for yourself.

Department

English

Office Hours/Location

Ross Hall 434

Research Interests

The First-Year Experience
The academy's connection to the "real world"

Favorite...  

Movie: Office Space, Princess Bride
Show: Parks & Rec, Castle

Interests and hobbies

Hiking, reading, and playing guitar

Educational Background

High School in Newcastle, WY
Undergraduate (2002) and Graduate degrees (2006) from UW

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