- Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- M.A., English, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- B.A., English, Milligan College
Devon Fisher is associate dean for teaching innovation, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and professor of English.
In 2012, Fisher received the Lenoir-Rhyne Faculty Scholar Award, which is presented to the faculty member who has made the greatest contribution to his/her discipline during the academic year. In addition, he received the Roediger Distinguished Service Professorship, designated annually by the president in recognition of distinguished service to the university, profession and community, in 2016.