Dana R. Fisher is a dynamic speaker and author. Her most recent book is American Resistance: from the Women’s March to the Blue Wave (Columbia University Press 2019). Her next book, Saving Ourselves: from Climate Shocks to Climate Action is in Press and expected to be published in early 2024. Fisher is the Director of the Center for Environment, Community, & Equity and Professor in the School of International Service at American University. Dana speaks and writes about activism, democracy and environmental policy. Her media appearances include ABC,CNN, MSNBC, PBS Newshour, and various programs on NPR. Dana earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has authored over seventy-five research papers and book chapters and has written seven books.
1. American Resistance: from the Women’s March to the Blue Wave to the 2020 Election
2. The Power of Activism and the Youth Climate Movement
3. US Climate Politics and Climate Denial
- New Global Heat Records Broken. ABC News.7/6/2023.
- Get Up, Stand Up: What Actions Move the Needle? Climate One Podcast, 5/5/2023.
- Why Climate Activists Are Turning To Drastic Measures. NPR Science Friday. 4/28/2023.
- Climate protesters smear paint on case housing Degas sculpture in D.C. Washington Post. 4/27/2023.
- The surprising science of climate protests. BBC Future. 4/21/2023.
- The viral #StopWillow campaign shows how TikTokers are tackling climate change. Washington Post. 3/7/2023.
- Radical Climate Protests: do they help or harm the movement? Planet A, DWNews. 1/6/2023.