Thomas Doherty has played an integral role in the recent development of ecopsychology and environmental approaches within psychology, through his research, teaching and publications.
- President of the Society of Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology
- Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Ecopsychology journal
- Member of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Task Force on Global Climate Change
- Co-founder and director of the Ecopsychology Certificate program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School
The report on psychology and global climate change Thomas co-authored has been cited over 200 times. His paper “The Psychological Impacts of Global Climate Change” has been cited over 100 times.
Thomas’ newest publications include:
- “Mental Health Impacts.” In J. Patz & B. S. Levy (Eds.)(2015, in press). Climate Change and Public Health. Oxford University Press
- “Improving Human Functioning: Ecotherapy and Environmental Health Approaches.” In R. Gifford (Ed.)(2015, in press). Research Methods in Environmental Psychology. John Wiley & Sons.