Dr Peter Fisher


Adjunct Professor

School /
Work Unit

School of Global, Urban & Social Studies

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 9927



Building: 037
Level: 05
Room: 033

City campus


College of Design and Social Context



  • BSc(Hons) 1st class, PhD
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Global Studies, Social Science & Planning

Industry experience

  • Consultancies for private and public clients
  • Science and Technology Advisor to Earth Systems Pty Ltd

Professional interests

  • International Society for Industrial Ecology
  • A founding member of NatClim, a national research cluster for investigating adaptation to climate change. Its specific purpose was to marry current scientific knowledge on climate change for modelling and designing new urban settlements and retrofitting the old


  • Fulbright-Hays Post Doctoral Fellow, Stanford University
  • Former member of faculty in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California – Berkeley, California
  • Principal Investigator in the Institute of Urban and Regional Development
  • Finalist Peter Hunt Eureka Award for Environmental Journalism 2000 (runner-up) & 2002

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