Celia Fisher

Celia Fisher



Celia B. Fisher, PhD is Marie Ward Doty University Endowed Chair in ethics, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education has conducted federally funded research on assessing and enhancing the consent capacity of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and has written on social justice issues regarding the ethical role of forensic psychologists in death sentence determinations for developmentally disabled.


Fisher, C. B. (2002). A goodness-of-fit ethic of informed consent. Fordham Urban Law Journal, 30, 159–171. PMID: 15868667.

Cea, C., & Fisher, C. B. (2003). Health care decision-making by adults with mental retardation. Mental Retardation, 41, 78–87. PMID: 12622524.

Fisher, C. B. (2003). A goodness-of-fit ethic for informed consent to research involving persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 9, 27–31. PMID: 12587135.