Revisiting Disaster Risk Governance: Observation of Progress in Theory and Practice by Dr. Jonatan Lassa, Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management, Charles Darwin University, Australia. Dr. Jonatan Lassa is an interdisciplinary social scientist with an engineering background! He has been trained in the human and policy dimensions of disaster management research, civil engineering, development studies, environment and sustainable development, climate adaptation, food security, sociology of knowledge, humanitarian studies and network theory. He has been studying and working in the following countries: Germany, USA, Singapore, Indonesia, UK and Australia.
He has gained real-world professional experience, having worked with more than 30 international agencies, including third world NGOs, INGOs, United Nations organisations, private sector, think tanks and consulting industry, and academic organisations. He completed his PhD at the University of Bonn, Germany. He received two postdoc fellowships at Harvard Kennedy School (Harvard University) in 2011 and from the Institute of Catastrophe and Risk Management at Civil Engineering School at Nanyang Technology University, Singapore, in 2012. After a hiatus, he returned to a serious academic career in 2014, and since then, he has published more than 80 articles, including peer-reviewed book chapters and research reports. In addition, he has written more than 100 commentaries as well as op-eds in national and international outlets.Join Zoom Meeting