Current Faculty

Christopher Fischer

Associate Professor

education:  Ph.D., at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

office:  Stalker Hall 303


phone:  (812) 237-2717

Office hours:  MWF, 1-2:00 pm or by appt.

Faculty Profile

Christopher Fischer received his B.A. from Notre Dame and his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He joined the faculty at Indiana State after a brief stint at Loyola University in Maryland. He teaches and researches on twentieth century European history, with a focus on Germany and France. His first book, Alsace to the Alsatians? explores the multiple, evolving forms of regional identity in Alsace between 1871-1939. His current project builds on aspects of the first book by examining the experiences of Alsatians during the First World War. Dr. Fischer teaches courses on modern Germany and France, the World Wars, and Nazi Germany.

Courses Taught at ISU:

HIST 102 - Studies in World Civilization since 1500
HIST 113 - Topics in History: History of World War II (formerly History 110)
HIST 419/519 - Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
HIST 460/560 - Europe in the Twentieth Century
HIST 467/567 - Modern France
HIST 468/568 - Modern Germany
HIST 496/596 - Topics in European History - World War I
HIST 496/596 - Topics in European History - The Experience of World War II