Photo by Stephanie S. Cordle/University of Maryland

Dana R. Fisher is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland.  Her research focuses on environmental policy, civic participation and activism more broadly. She has written extensively on activism and protest. American Resistance is her sixth book.  In addition to these books, she has also published her work in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Science Advances, Nature Climate Change, and PLOS ONE. Fisher also serves as a Series Editor for the Series on Society and the Environment at Columbia University Press

Thanks to my colleague and friend Philip Cohen for the use of his beautiful photos throughout the book’s site!