Larry Fisher

Research Professor - School of Natural Resources and the Environment


Selected adaptation programs/projects:

  • State of the Cienega Watershed - watershed assessment (southern Arizona)
  • San Pedro National Conservation Area Resource Management Planning (southern Arizona)
  • Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation  (Lombok, Indonesia)
  • Land Use Conflicts in the Palm Oil and Pulp and Paper industries (Indonesia)

Selected adaptation publications:

 Education/employment highlights:

  • 2011 - present: Research Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • 2001 - 2011: Senior mediator/program manager, US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, Tucson, AZ
  • 1993 - 2001: Senior Extension Specialist, CIIFAD/Center for the Environment, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 1981 - 1993: Southeast Asia Area Representative, World Neighbors, Oklahoma City, OK


  • Ph.D., Natural Resources, Cornell University, 1999
  • Masters in Professional Studies, International Agriculture, Cornell University, 1981
  • B.A., Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 1974

Expertise Area

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach
  • Training
  • Public Policy and Governance
  • Program Evaluation
  • Agriculture
  • Ecology and Restoration
  • Planning and Land Use
  • Human Dimensions of Climate Change
  • International and Development
  • Natural Resources Management

Language Area

  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Bahasa Malaysia

Geographic Area

  • Asia
  • US/Canada