Dr. Tammie J. Fischer earned her Ph.D. from UNL in 2000. Prior to her appointment as assistant professor of practice, she was the director of the Center of Economic Education from 1992-2016. Her research interests include economic education, economics of education and curriculum and instruction.
During her time as director of the Center of Economic Education, Fisher developed and taught several undergraduate and graduate-level economics courses and workshops. She also coordinated several annual events, including Economics Day at UNL. Fischer’s dissertation is titled “An Assessment of an Economics and Entrepreneurship Curriculum for Middle Level Students”.