- Global Development, Gender, Migration and the Informal Economy, Post-conflict Transitions, Refugee Studies
- Women and Informal Global Labor, Transnational Activism, Migration and Refugee Rights, Women and Post-Conflict Transitions, Feminist Research Methods
- Fish, J. N. (2015). Making History through Policy: A Field Report on the International Domestic Workers Movement. International Labor and Working-Class History, 88, pp. 156–165.
- Eldoseri, H., Tufts, K., Zhang, Q., and Fish, J. N. (2014). Adverse health effects of spousal violence among women attending Saudi Arabian primary health-care clinics. Eastern Mediterranean health journal, 20 (11),
- Gobodo-Madikizela, P., Fish, J. N., and Shefer, T. (2014). Gendered violence: Continuities and transformation in the aftermath of conflict in Africa. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 40 (1), pp. 81–99.
- Earnest, D. C., and Fish, J. N. (2014). Visual Sociology in the Classroom: Using Imagery to Teach the Politics of Globalization. politics, 34 (3), pp. 248–262.
- Boris, E., and Fish, J. N. (2014). “Slaves No More”: Making Global Labor Standards for Domestic Workers. Feminist Studies, 40 (2), pp. 411–443.
- Miller, E., Smetherham, J., and Fish, J. N. (2012). Visual Texts as Scholar Activism: the Social Documentation of HIV/AIDS Activism and Elder Women. Kronos, 38 (1), pp. 219-248.
- Fellman, A., and Fish, J. N. (2011). Still Courageous After Twenty Years. On Campus With Women. Association of American Colleges and Universities, 39 (3),
- Gorman, S., Monk-Turner, E., and Fish, J. N. (2010). Free adult Internet web sites: How prevalent are degrading acts?. Gender Issues, 27 (3-4), pp. 131–145.
- Fish, J. N. (2006). Engendering democracy: Domestic labour and coalition-building in South Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies, 32 (1), pp. 107–127.
- Fish, J. N. (2017). Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights. New York: New York University Press.
- Smetherham, J., Miller, E., and Fish, J. N. (2013). The Nevergiveups. Cape Town: Electric Bookworks.
- Fish, J. N., and Shumpert, M. (2017). The Grassroots-Global Dialectic: International Policy as an Anchor for Domestic Worker Organizing.Gender, Migration and the Work of Care: A Multi-Scalar Approach to the Pacific Rim. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Fish, J. N., and Turner, J. L. (2016). The Global Domestic: Mapping Decent Work in International Dialogues.West Meets East: The ILO from Geneva to the Pacific Rim. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Boris, E., and Fish, J. N. (2015). Decent Work for Domestics: Feminist Organizing, Worker Empowerment and the ILO.Towards a Global History of Domestic and Caregiving Workers. Leiden: Brill.
- Fish, J. N., and Russo, S. L. (2015). Documenting Trauma, Hope, and Human Security: Scholar Activist Research with Grandmothers against Poverty and AIDS.A Reflexive Inquiry into Gender Research: Towards a New Paradigm of Knowledge Production & Exploring New Frontiers of Gender Research in Southern Africa. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
- Fish, J. N. (2014). "Picking the Fruit from the Tree": From Colonial Legacy to Global Protections in Transnational Domestic Worker Activism.Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. New York: Routledge Press.
- Fish, J. N. (2014). Organizing through State Transitions and Global Institutions: Crafting Domestic Labor Policy in South Africa.When Care Goes Global. Surrey: Ashgate Press.
- Fish, J. N. (2013). Rights Across Borders: Policies, Protections and Practices for Migrant Domestic Workers in South Africa.Exploited, Undervalued – and Essential: Domestic Workers and the Realisation of Their Rights. Johannesburg: Juta Academic.
- Fish, J. N., and Rothchild, J. (2010). Intersections of Scholar-Activism in Feminist Fieldwork: Reflections on Nepal and South Africa.The Intersectional Approach: Transforming the Academy through Race, Class, and Gender. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
- Randell, S., and Fish, J. N. (2010). Promoting the Retention of Women Faculty and Students in Higher Education: the Rwandan Case.Girl-Child Education in Africa. Lagos: CIDJAP Press.
- Britton, H., Fish, J. N., and Meintjes, S. (2009). Engendering Civil Society in Democratic South Africa.Women's Activism in South Africa: Working Across Divides. Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.
- Fish, J. N. (2009). Exploring the Relationship between Forgiveness and Socio-Economic Development: The Ongoing Dialogue of Reconciliation within the Domestic Labour Sphere.Memory, Narrative & Forgiveness – Perspectives on the Unfinished Journeys of the Past. Oxford: Oxford Unviersity Press.
- Fish, J. N. (2009). Organizing from Private Spaces: Domestic Labour in South African Civil Society.Women's Activism in South Africa: Working Across Divides. Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.
- Fish, J. N. (2009). Securing Private Spaces: Gender and National Security in South Africa.Sexed Pistols: the Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.
- Fish, J. N. (2006). Domestic Democracy: At Home in South Africa.. New York: Routledge.
- Boris, E., and Fish, J. N. (2014). Domestic Workers Go Global: The Birth of the International Domestic Workers Federation. ,New Labor Forum (pp. 76–81)
Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits
- C 189: Conventional Wisdom
- Type: Other
- Location: Geneva, Switzerland
- Strangers in Paradise
- Type: Other
- The African Student Experience
- Type: Other
- 2013: Humanitarian Award, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities
- 2012: Finalist, State Council of Higher Education of Virginia Outstanding Faculty, State Council of Higher Education of Virginia
- 2011: Woman of Distinction Award, YWCA of Hampton Roads, YWCA of Hampton Roads
- 2006: Faculty Member of the Year, Warren Wilson College
Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research
- Fish, J. N. "Gender, Migration And The Work of Care: Comparative Perspectives" $15,231. Foreign. April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017