Frank Fischer is distinguished professor of politics and global affairs. He teaches U.S. politics, foreign policy, and environmental politics and policy on the Newark campus and public policy and planning at the E. J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy on the New Brunswick campus. He is also a senior faculty fellow at the University of Kassel in Germany, where he teaches global public policy, U.S. foreign policy, and comparative and global environmental politics in the M.A. program on Globalisierung und Politik.
The author of numerous books and articles, he is currently working on a book dealing with the challenges the climate change crisis poses for democratic governance.