Dr. Ira Fischler

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information

Email: ifisch@ufl.edu
Phone: (352) 273-2197
Office: 090 Psychology Building

Mailing address:
Department of Psychology
University of Florida
PO Box 112250
Gainesville, FL 32611

A Brief BioSketch

  • Born 1947 in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • BA in Psychology from Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1969
  • MA & PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1973
  • On the faculty of Psychology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, since 1973
  • Research Fellow, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, 1980-1981
  • Member of:
    • UF Brain Institute
    • UF Center for Neuropsychological Studies
    • Association for Psychological Science
    • Psychonomic Society
    • Society for Psychophysiological Research
    • Phi Beta Kappa – Beta chapter of Florida (and Chair of the Membership Committee)

Personal Notes

  • Married to Diane Ross Fischler, a freelance editor and writer at The Proofing Grounds, and editor at the University of Florida Oral History Project.
  • …With Children:
    • Scott – graduate of Univ. of West Florida, BA in Communication, and studying electrical engineering at UCF Working for Itec Entertainment as an Engineering Associate, and consultant with Omni NewMedia on web-based projects
    • Matthew – graduate of Univ. of Florida, BS Electrical Engineering, and UC Santa Cruz, MS, Computer Engineering Working for Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego as a senior engineer
    • Kelly – graduate of Univ. of Florida, BS in Environmental Sciences, MS in Soil Science Working with the St. Johns Water Management District as Environmental Scientist
  • Hobbies include music, cycling, home maintenance, and travelling the US and studying American history with my wife