Tom Fischer (Professor emeritus of photography) was the recipient of G.B. Cantor, James Borelli, and NEA, Georgia Council for the Art fellowships. His work has been shown in more than 70 exhibitions in galleries and museums in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Fischer's monograph, Paradise/Paradox, deals with the complex and problematic relationship between humans and the environment. He has served on numerous boards including The Ocean Exchange, the Ossabaw Island Foundation and four years as chairman of the board of the Society for Photographic Education.