Fischer, Frank - Affiliate Emeritus

Frank Fischer is distinguished professor of politics and global affairs. He has taught environmental politics and policy, U.S. politics, foreign 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 has taught global public policy, comparative and global environmental politics, and U.S. foreign policy in the M.A. program on Globalisierung und Politik. He is currently a senior research scholar at the Albrecht-Daniel-Thaer Institute at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, where he focuses on climate change and food policy. He has also received the Harold Lasswell and Aaron Wildavsky Awards for contributions to the field of public policy and served as editor of Critical Policy Studies journal.

The author of numerous books and articles, he is currently working on a book focused on participatory governance in sustainable development and another related to climate denialism.




FFrank Fischer, (2021). Truth and Post-Truth in Public Policy. Cambridge University Press.

Frank Fischer, (2017). Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities.

Frank Fischer (2000). Citizens, Experts and the Environment. Duke University Press.

Frank Fischer and Maarten Hajer, eds. (1999). Living with Nature: Environmental Politics as Cultural Discourse. Oxford University Press.

Fischer, Frank. (2003). Reframing public policy: Discursive politics and deliberative practices. Oxford University Press. Prof. Frank Fischer.

Fischer, Frank and Black, Michael, eds. Greening Environmental Politics: The Politics of a Sustainable Future. St. Martin’s Press.

Fischer, Frank, et al. (2013). Handbook of Critical Policy Studies. Edward Elgar.

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