Environmental Studies at UVM

Andy Fisher


Environmental Program

Areas of Interest: 

Ecopsychology, critical environmental thought, nature connection movement


Dr. Andy Fisher has been teaching the Introduction to Ecopsychology course at UVM since 2010. The author of Radical Ecopsychology: Psychology in the Service of Life (SUNY Press, 2002/2013), Andy is a prominent scholar in the field. He is also a psychotherapist in private practice, wilderness guide, and homesteader.


  • Ph.D. Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada, 2000
  • Gestalt Therapist Certification, Gestalt Institute of Toronto, Canada, 1999
  • M.E.S. Environmental Thought, York University, Toronto, Canada, 1993
  • B.Sc. Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, England, 1987

Professional Affiliations: 

  • Editorial Board, Ecopsychology journal
  • Wilderness Guides Council