Dana R. Fisher is the Director of the Center for Environment, Community, & Equity (CECE) and a Professor in the School of International Service at American University. Her research focuses on questions related to democracy, civic engagement, activism, environmental stewardship and climate politics — most recently studying political elites' responses to climate change, how federal service corps programs are working to integrate climate into their efforts, and activism around climate, systemic racism, and the American Resistance.