About Dana R
Fisher's research focuses on activism, democracy and climate policy. Her media appearances include CNN, MSNBC, PBS Newshour, the HillTV, and various programs on NPR. Her work has appeared in media outlets including the Washington Post, TIME Magazine, Politico, Business Insider and the American Prospect. She has authored over sixty-five research papers and book chapters, and has written six books. Professor Fisher has presented her work to the US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, federal agencies, foundations, presidential campaigns, and other political organizations.
No Jargon Podcast
In the News
Explains why climate denialism continues to thwart political action on climate change at the federal level. Presents data from the top policy actors involved in U.S. climate politics and the ways that scientific information diffuses through their policy networks to show that information is being amplified and distorted through echo chambers.
Compares domestic responses to international climate policy-making and the Kyoto Protocol in the U.S., Japan, and the Netherlands.