Brendan Fisher Brendan Fisher is a Research Associate Professor at the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. He spends much of his nonworking time playing hockey, soccer, and board games with his three children. Brendan’s research focus is on the nexus of economics, ecosystem services, human behavior, and poverty alleviation. He is a senior fellow at the World Wildlife Fund and a fellow at the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) at the University of East Anglia. Brendan graduated the 8th grade from St. Joseph’s School in Aston, Pennsylvania, with a solid B in social studies.