"Encyclopedia Dubuque is the online authority for all things Dubuque, written by the people who know the city best.”
Marshall Cohen—researcher and producer, CNN
Affiliated with the Local History Network of the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Iowa Museum Association.
Fischer could also take a lighter look at life. Many of her newspaper columns described life as she found it. In 2008 she joined author Rebecca Christian to write, That's Our Story and We're Sticking To It. In 2016 she co-authored with Larry FRIEDMAN the biography of famed Dubuque industrialist, Augustin A. COOPER. This book was entitled A. A. Cooper: Reinvesting the Wheel.
Fischer held a B.A. Clarke College, M.A. LORAS COLLEGE and MFA (Goddard College). In 2010 she served as an English professor and Chair of the Language and Literature Department at CLARKE UNIVERSITY. She was a frequent presenter at academic conferences and in the academic press on subjects including teaching writing and literature, curriculum design, and computer-mediated instruction.
"175 Years" Vol. II Telegraph Herald, p. 84