Academic Publications

Articles:

  • W. E. Carter, R. L. Shrestha, C. T. Fisher, Leisz, S. (2012) Geodetic Imaging: A New Tool for Mesoamerican Archaeology.  EOS 93(42):413-415
  • A. Chase, D. Chase, C. Fisher, S. Leisz, J. Weishampel (2012) The Geospatial Revolution in Mesoamerican Archaeology.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Aug 7;109(32):12916-21
  • C. Fisher , S. Leisz, G. Outlaw (2011) LIDAR: A Valuable Tool Uncovers An Ancient City In Mexico.  Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 77(10): 962-967
  • M. Elliott, C. Fisher , B. Nelson, R. Molina-Garza, S. Collins, D. Pearsall (2010)  Environmental Signals Of Early Farming And Desertification In Arid Northern Mexico.  Quaternary Research.
  • M. Elliot, B. Nelson, C. Fisher 2009 Vinculando la Historia de Asentamiento Humano con la Evolución Socio-ecológica del Paisaje en Mesoamérica Septentrional: Una Perspectiva Desde el Sur de Zacatecas. Revista del Coordinación de Ciencias y Humanidades de la Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
  • C. Fisher and G. Feinman (eds.) 2005 Landscapes Over Time: Resilience, Degradation, and Contemporary Lessons, Special ‘In Focus” Section.  American Anthropologist 107(1):62-69
  • C. Fisher 2005   Abandoning the Garden: Demographic and Landscape Change in the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, Mexico (Winner, Gordon R. Willey Prize, American Anthropological Association, 2007).  American Anthropologist 107(1): 87-95
  • I. Israde-Alcántara , V. Garduño-Monroy, C. Fisher, H Pollard. 2005  Climate, Lake Level Change, and the Impact of Natural Events: The Role of Seismic and Tectonic Activity in the formation of the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, Mexico. Quaternary International 135:35-4
  • C. Fisher, H. P. Pollard, I. Israde-Alcántara, V. H. Garduño-Munroy, S. Banerjee. 2003   A Reexamination of Human Induced Environmental Change Within the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, Michoacán, Mexico. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100 (8) 4957-4962.
  • B. M. Mata-González, R. S. Molina-Garza, C. T. Fisher, B. A. Nelson, M. Elliott (2002) Evidencia de Cambio Climático-Ambiental Reciente en la Mesa Central, Zacatecas: Geomorfología, Estratigrafía del Cuaternario y Magnetismo de Rocas. GEOS 2(22):1100-1101
  • C. Fisher and T. Thurston (eds.)1999.  Dynamic Landscapes as Socio-Political Process: The Topography of Anthropogenic Environments in Global Perspective.  Special Section in Antiquity 73:630-631
  • C. Fisher, H.P. Pollard, C. Frederick 1999.  Intensive Agriculture And Socio-Political Development in the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, Michoacán, Mexico.  In, C. Fisher & T. Thurston (eds.), The Topography of Anthropogenic Environments in Global Perspective. Special Section in Antiquity 73:642-649

Chapters in Books:

  • Michael L. Galaty, Zamir Tafilica, Christopher T. Fisher, Wayne E. Lee, Attila Gyucha, and Robert Schon, with contributions by William A. Parkinson, Timothy J. Ward, Richard W. Yerkes, Susan E. Allen, Michelle Elliott, Hanneke, Hoekman-Sites, Heather A. Rypkema, Jiyan Gu, Nadia D. Al Hashimi, Christopher D. Horne, Christie L. Kokel, and James E. Thompson.  Chapter Ten: Grunas (2013).  In Light and Shadow: Isolation and Interaction in the Shala Valley of Northern Albania, edited by Michael L. Galaty, Ols Lafe, Wayne E. Lee, and Zamir Tafilica.  UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Los Angeles.
  • C. T. Fisher, S. E. Leisz (2013) New Perspectives on Purépecha Urbanism Through the Use of Lidar at the Site of Angamuco, Mexico.  In Space Archaeology: Mapping Ancient Landscapes with Air and Spaceborne Imagery (in Observance of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention), edited by Douglas Comer and Michael Harrower.  Springer, New York
  • C. T. Fisher (2011) Abandonado el Jardín.  La Falsa Relación Entre Población y Degradación de la Tierra en la Cuenca de Pátzcuaro, Michoacán.  In Patrones de Asentamiento y Actividades de Subsistencia en el Occidente de México: Reconcimiento a la Doctora Helen P. Pollard, edited by Eduardo Williams and Phil C. Weigand.  El Colegio de Michoacán, Zamora, México, pp. 35-53.
  • C. Fisher (2009) Landscape Change and the Tarascan State. In Polities and Power:  Archaeological Perspectives on the Landscapes of Early States, edited by Steven E. Falconer and Charles L. Redman. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  • C. Fisher, B. Hill, G Feinman (2009)  Environmental Studies For 21st Century Conservation.  In The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience..  The University of Arizona Press.
  • C. Fisher (2009)  Abandoning the Garden: The Population/Land Degradation Fallacy as Applied to the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, Mexico. In The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience. The University of Arizona Press.
  • B. Hill, C. Fisher, G Feinman (2009)  The Socio-Natural Connection: Closing Comments. In The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience..  The University of Arizona Press.
  • C. Fisher (2009) Landscape Change and the Tarascan State. In Polities and Power:  Archaeological Perspectives on the Landscapes of Early States, edited by Steven E. Falconer and Charles L. Redman. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  • T. Thurston and C. Fisher (eds.) 2007 Introduction to Seeking A Richer Harvest: The Archaeology of Subsistence Intensification, Innovation, and Change, T. Thurston and C. Fisher (eds). Studies in Human Ecology and Adaptation, #3, Springer, New York
  • T. Thurston and C. Fisher (eds.) 2007 Conclusion to Seeking A Richer Harvest: The Archaeology of Subsistence Intensification, Innovation, and Change, T. Thurston and C. Fisher (eds). Studies in Human Ecology and Adaptation, #3, Springer, New York
  • C. Fisher 2007 Agricultural Intensification In The Lake Pátzcuaro Basin: Landesque Capital As Statecraft.  In Seeking A Richer Harvest: The Archaeology of Subsistence Intensification, Innovation, and Change, T. Thurston and C. Fisher (eds). Studies in Human Ecology and Adaptation, #3, Springer, New York

Books:

  • C. Fisher, B. Hill, G Feinman (eds) (2009) The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience. The University of Arizona Press.
  • T. Thurston and C. Fisher (eds.) (2007) Seeking A Richer Harvest: The Archaeology of Subsistence Intensification, Innovation, and Change.  Studies in Human Ecology and Adaptation, #3, Springer, New York. 275 pp.

Other interesting stuff:

  • C. Fisher and G. Feinman (2012)  Rhymes with the Past.  Anthropology News 53(1)
  • G. Feinman and C. Fisher 2005 The Dangers of Ignoring the Evidence: Hurricanes, Hazards and Survival. Anthropology News, American Anthropological Society, November, Vol. 46, No. 8:20
  • G. Feinman and C. Fisher 2005  Time, Tumult and the Science of Survival: Is American Civilization Smart Enough to Recover?  Chicago Tribune, Sep 18.