Dr. Helen E. Fisher is a Visiting Research Professor and member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University. From 1984 to 1994 she was a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology at The American Museum of Natural History. She received her Ph.D. in Physical Anthropology at the University of Colorado with a dissertation on the evolution of human female sexuality and the origin of the nuclear family.
Dr. Fisher has been on the national lecture circuit since l983 discussing the evolution of human sexuality, marriage and divorce, gender differences in the brain and behavior, and the future of men, women, business, sex and family life. Her lectures include speeches at the American Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution, the University of Michigan, the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago, Planned Parenthood of NYC, the U.S Department of Agriculture, the American Menopause Foundation, the Brookings Institution, Bank of America, Salomon Smith Barney, Fortune Magazine, Columbia Business School, and the American Press Institute, as well as academic and business conferences in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. During 1994-95 Dr. Fisher lectured on college campuses as a Visiting Scholar of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.