Larry Fisher

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
Geographic Area
Language Area
Bahasa Indonesia
Bahasa Malaysia
Expertise Area
Ecology and Restoration
Human Dimensions of Climate Change
International and Development
Natural Resources Management
Planning and Land Use
Program Evaluation
Public Policy and Governance
Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach