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Professor Barbara Fischer Wins President’s Impact Award

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Barbara Fischer wearing black-rimmed glasses, standing in front of a glass doorway

Barbara Fischer, an associate professor (teaching stream) in the Master of Visual Studies program in Curatorial Studies at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, and a member of University College, has been awarded a 2022 President’s Impact Award recognizing faculty members whose research has led to significant impact beyond academia. Fischer, who is also the Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, was cited for her “exceptional contributions to curatorial theory, history and practice, enabling Canadian and international audiences to better understand and learn from contemporary art and artists.”