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Katrin Fischer

Adjunct Lecturer

Academic Division: Arts & Humanities

Bio

For her PhD in American Studies, Katrin Fischer studied the representation of Native American cultures in contemporary American crime fiction; her dissertation was published as a book in 2003. Before joining Babson, she taught at the universities of Chemnitz and Dresden in Germany, and at Bentley University. Besides scholarly articles on multicultural literatures, she has published a bilingual book of Shakespeare quotations and an annotated edition of a young adult novel for ESL learners. Her current research interests focus on the intersection between the liberal arts and business. ​​​​​​​​​​​

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Babson College
  • Ph D, University of Paderborn
  • Staatsexamen (equivalent of MA), Chemnitz University of Technology

Academic Interests

Nature and environment, American literature, intersections between business and the liberal arts

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017
  • AHS 1000: AHS FOUNDATION
  • RHT 1000: RHETORIC I
Degree Courses 2015-2016
  • CVA 2012: SF2 WEST AS FRONTIER IN AMER IMAG

Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • Balachandra, L., Fischer, K., Brush, C. (2017). Words Matter: Men, Women and the Power of the Spoken Word in Entrepreneurial Pitching. Wellesley, MA, USA

Presentations

  • Men, women and the power of the spoken word in entrepreneurial pitching
    Balachandra, L., Fischer, K. Men, women and the power of the spoken word in entrepreneurial pitching Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference , Bodo, Norway (2016)