Profesor Ronald P. Fisher

Dr. Ron Fisher is a Professor of Psychology at Florida International University. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University and has held academic positions at the University of Toronto and UCLA. Dr. Fisher has published extensively in both theoretical and applied aspects of memory, and is the editor of Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Dr. Fisher is best known for developing the Cognitive Interview technique to enhance witness recollection (Fisher & Geiselman, 1992: Memory-Enhancing Techniques for Investigative Interviewing). He has conducted many training workshops on the Cognitive Interview with investigative agencies such as the FBI and the National Transportation Safety Board. He has also worked with several federal agencies both here and abroad, including NASA, the U.S. Army and Navy, the British and Australian Police, and the Israeli Air Force. Dr. Fisher served on the Planning and Technical Working Groups of the U.S. Department of Justice to develop national guidelines on collecting eyewitness evidence (Eyewitness Evidence: A Guide for Law Enforcement).