Micah Fisher

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Degree Student

Recipient: EWC Graduate Degree Fellowship

Micah Fisher

Currently a Ph.D. student in geography, Micah previously spent four years with the World Bank in Indonesia and worked in Washington, D.C., with the International Programs office of the U.S. Forest Service. He began his career working on community-driven regeneration with the International Rescue Committee in Aceh, Indonesia, following the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

Place of origin: Ithaca, New York   Current residence: EWC

Education:
B.A., University of Richmond
Master’s Degree, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Ph.D. Candidate, Geography, UH Mānoa

Languages:
Indonesian, English

Reflections:
“I was attracted to EWC because I wanted to get exposed to a broader Asia-Pacific community by connecting with emerging leaders throughout the region while being able to participate in timely research. While here at the Center, I have made lifelong friends, been provided with leadership opportunities, connected with researchers, and been part of programs that connect us with a sense of place here in Hawai‘i. There really is no place like it.”

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