Chelsea Fisher Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Chelsea Fisher

Tucker Hall 018
Website - Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. (2019) Anthropology, University of Michigan
M.A. (2014) Anthropology, University of Michigan
B.A. (2011) Archaeology, The College of Wooster


Environmental anthropology and archaeology; Indigenous and traditional ecological knowledge; histories of environmental justice; food and agriculture; environmental humanities


Introduction to Environmental Studies

Environmental Humanities

Food and the Environment

Environmental Archaeology

Selected Publications

Fisher, C. (2020) Archaeology for sustainable agriculture. Journal of Archaeological Research 28:393-441.

Fisher, C. and T. Ardren. (2020) Partaking in culinary heritage at Yaxunah, Yucatán during the 2017 Noma Mexico pop-up. Maya Anthropological Archaeology, special issue of Heritage, edited by C. Fisher and A.F. Chase 3(2):474-492.

Fisher, C. (2020) Maize politics and Maya farmers’ traditional ecological knowledge in Yucatán, 1450-1600. Human Ecology 48(1): 33-45.