Michael Fisher

Michael Fisher, Ph.D., teaches English at Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, C.A. He has taught writing and humanities to middle school through college students since 2010 with an emphasis on making students’ voices and choices central to the learning process. At the Millennium School of San Francisco, he helped develop the schoolwide mindfulness program in partnership with Mindful Schools. He has written for Greater Good magazine since 2017 on topics including how to teach empathy in an era of extreme polarization and how students can learn to use social media in healthy ways. Michael completed his Ph.D. in American history in 2015, and his academic articles have appeared in Gestalt Review, Self & Society, and the Society for U.S. Intellectual History blog.