2007 Ph.D. Forest Resources social science, Oregon State University
2003 M.S. Forest Resources social science, Oregon State University
1994 B.A. Cultural Anthropology, Hampshire College
Human adaptation to ecological risks and hazards
Coupled human and natural systems
Landscape management, conservation and natural resource policy
Private landowner behavior
Qualitative individual and focus group research
Mail and web survey design and administration
Social network analysis
2014. Fischer, A. P., K. Vance-Borland, K. M. Burnett, S. Hummel, J. H. Creighton, S. L. Johnson and L. Jasny. "Does the social capital in networks of “fish and fire” scientists and managers suggest learning?" Society & Natural Resources 27(7): 671-688.
2014. Spies, T. A., E. M. White, J. D. Kline, A. P. Fischer, A. Ager, J. Bailey, J. Bolte, J. Koch, E. Platt, C. S. Olsen, D. Jacobs, B. Shindler, M. M. Steen-Adams and R. Hammer. "Examining fire-prone forest landscapes as coupled human and natural systems." Ecology and Society 19(3).
2013. Fischer, A.P., J.D. Kline, A. Ager, S. Charnley and K. Olsen. Objective and perceived wildfire risk and their influence on private forest owners’ fuel treatment activities in Oregon’s ponderosa pine region. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22(8): 143-153.
2013. Fischer, A.P., T. Paveglio, M. Carroll, D. Murphy and H. Brenkert-Smith. Assessing social vulnerability to climate change in human communities near public forests and grasslands: A framework for resource managers and planners. Journal of Forestry 111(5): 357-365.
2012. Fischer, A.P., A. Korejwa, J. Koch, T.A. Spies, C.S. Olsen, E.M. White and D. Jacobs. Using an agent-based social network model to investigate interactions between social and ecological systems: early reflections on the Forest, People, Fire project. Practicing Anthropology 35(1): 8-13.
2012. Fischer, A.P., J.D. Kline, S. Charnley and C.S. Olsen. Identifying policy target groups with qualitative and quantitative methods: the case of wildfire risk on nonindustrial private forest lands. Journal of Forest Policy and Economics 25: 62-71.
2012. Fischer, A.P. and S. Charnley. Risk and cooperation: reducing hazardous fuels on private forest lands in eastern Oregon. Environmental Management 49 (6):1192-1207
2012. Fischer, A.P. and S. Charnley. Private forest owners and invasive plants in Oregon: risk perception and management. Invasive Plant Science and Management 5(3):375-398.