B.A. in anthropology from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA M.S. from the College of Forestry at Oregon State University in Corvallis Ph.D. from the College of Forestry at Oregon State University in Corvallis
A. Paige Fischer is a research social scientist with the Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center and Pacific Northwest Research Station of the US Forest Service. Paige’s research interests include cultural and sociological influences on how people, particularly private landowners, perceive and address environmental problems such as biodiversity loss, wildfire risk and climate change. She also studies how to use qualitative sociological data to inform policy development.