Interests: Urban forestry and urban ecology; natural resource management

Areas of Interest:

  • Forestry, particularly community and urban forest management practices and policies
  • Natural resource governance and policy
  • Silviculture and growth and development of Central Hardwood forest stands

Dr. Burnell Fischer is a clinical professor emeritus specializing in urban and community forestry.

At O'Neill, Fischer teaches classes on urban forestry and conducts research on urban and community forestry practices and issues, forest resource policy, state government management and collaborative forestry. 

Past Affiliations
PhD, Purdue University, Silviculture, 1974
MSF, Purdue University, Silviculture, 1971
BSF, Purdue University, 1969