Biography

Associate Professor, School of Environment, The University of Auckland

Phone: +64 9 923 9679
Fax: +64 9 373 7434
Skype ID: gaillard_jc

Office address: Room 507, Science Centre – Building 301, 23 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Postal address: School of Environment, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand

Email: jc.gaillard@auckland.ac.nz
Twitter: @jcgaillard_uoa
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Qy_IYiYAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Qualifications

  • PhD (Doctorat) in Geography, Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France (2001)
  • MSc in Geography (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies), Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France (1997)
  • PGDipSci in Geography (Maîtrise), Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France (1996)
  • BSc (Licence) in Geography, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France (1995)

Professional background

  • Since February 2013: Associate Professor, School of Environment, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Since September 2016: Associate Dean (Postgraduate Taught and Masters), Faculty of Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Since April 2017: International Associate, African Centre for Disaster Studies, North-West University, South Africa
  • Since November 2016: Senior Research Fellow, Resilience Development Initiative, Indonesia
  • Since March 2015: Honorary Research Associate, School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Since July 2010: Permanent Member, UMR Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement et Développement (GRED), Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France
  • March-April 2017: Visiting Researcher, African Centre for Disaster Studies, North-West University, South Africa
  • January 2017: Visiting Professor, Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier III, France
  • July-October 2013: Visiting Researcher, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social, Mexico
  • July 2010-January 2013: Senior Lecturer, School of Environment, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • June 2009-May 2010: Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
  • June-October 2009: Visiting Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
  • June-October 2008: Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
  • February 2005-June 2010: Maître de Conférences, UFR de Géographie, Université de Grenoble, France
  • February 2005-June 2010: Permanent Member, UMR Politiques publiques, Action politique, Territoires (PACTE), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
  • February 2005-June 2010: Associate Member, Equipe d’Accueil Gestion des Sociétés, des Territoires et des Risques (GESTER), Université Paul Valéry-Montpellier III, France
  • November 2002-January 2005: Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • June-November 2002: Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of the Philippines Diliman

Participatory mapping and community-based disaster risk reduction training for NGOs and other Civil Society Organisations

  • New Zealand: Council for International Development
  • Philippines: DRRNetPhils, Center for Disaster Preparedness, Ecoweb, Integrated Rural Development Foundation, People’s Development Institute, Buklod Tao, Concern, Igorota Foundation, Yaman
  • Cambodia: DPA
  • Nepal: Koshi Victims Society, Leaders Nepal
  • UK: CAFOD
  • France: Comité Catholique contre la Faim et pour le Développement, Pôle Grenoblois d’Etude et de Recherche pour la Prévention des Risques Naturels.

Participatory mapping and community-based disaster risk reduction training for communities and local governments

  • Philippines: Borongan (Eastern Samar), Dagupan (Pangasinan), Masantol (Pampanga), Irosin (Sorsogon), Josefina (Zamboanga del Sur), La Carlota City (Negros Occidental), San Mateo (Rizal), Tublay (Benguet), La Trinidad (Benguet), Talalora (Samar), Baybay (Leyte) and Mercedes (Camarines Norte)
  • Cambodia: Gati (Mondulkiri)
  • Nepal: Odraha (Saptari)
  • France: Bourg Saint-Maurice (Savoie), Névache (Hautes Alpes)
  • New Zealand: Hastings (Hawke’s Bay), Franz Josef (West Coast)

Organisation membership

  • New Zealand Geographical Society; Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network; Southern Africa Society for Disaster Reduction; Philippine Geographical Society; Katipunan Arkeologist ng Pilipinas, Inc. (Society of Philippine Archaeologists); Association pour la Diffusion de la Recherche Alpine (France); Advocacy for the Development of Central Luzon (Philippines); Association Française pour la Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est (France); Katipúnan da ríng Talasalíksik at Talatúrung Kapampángan (Philippines); Community-Based Disaster Risk Management Training and Learning Circle – Philippines; Disaster Risk Reduction Network Philippines; International Humanitarian Studies Association; Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction; Center for Disaster Preparedness (Philippines)

Editor of Disaster Prevention and Management: www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/dpm

Member of the board of referees of the following journals

  • Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Policy, Studies and Management; Environmental Hazards; Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies; International Journal of Disaster Risk Science; Journal of Alpine Research; Social Science Diliman; Philippine Geographical Journal; Alaya: Kapampangan Research Journal; International Federation of Social Science Organizations Journal; Tarlac State University Research Journal

Peer reviewing

  • Journals: Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Policy, Studies and Management; Natural Hazards; Environmental Hazards; International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters; Global Environmental Change; International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction; International Journal of Emergency Management; Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies; International Journal of Disaster Risk Science; Natural Hazards Review; PLOS Currents: Disasters; Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research; Journal of Applied Volcanology; Climate and Development; Climate, Disaster and Development; Progress in Human Geography; Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers; Environment and Planning A; Area; Applied Geography; The Geographical Journal; Geoforum; Social and Cultural Geography; Urban Geography; Annals of the Association of American Geographers; Asia Pacific Viewpoint; New Zealand Geographer; Journal of Historical Geography; Journal of Health and Place; ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies; Journal of Geography; Journal of Transport Geography; Geography Compass; Journal of Alpine Research; Journal of Mountain Science; Danish Journal of Geography; Habitat International; Mountain Research and Development; Global Policy; Journal of International Development; Development in Practice; Capitalism, Nature, Socialism; Environmental Development; International Journal of Sustainable Development; Journal of Coastal Management; Journal of Historical Sociology; Journal of Poverty; Health and Social Care in the Community; Health Education Research; Tourism Management; Journal of Research in Peace, Gender and Development; The Contemporary Pacific; International Relations of the Asia-Pacific; Global Change, Peace and Security; Global Policy; African Journal of Agricultural Research; Journal of African Earth Sciences; Canadian Journal of Development Studies; Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability; Social Compass; Cooperation and Conflict; Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture; The Social Science Journal; Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online; Mai Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship; Philippine Studies; Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies; Social Science Diliman; PRISM; Philippine Population Review; Revue Tiers Monde; L’espace politique, Développement Durable et Territoires; Studi Emigrazione
  • Books: Springer, Routledge, CRC Press, The Geological Society, L’Harmattan, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal
  • Projects, reports, research centres: World Vision; ProVention Consortium; Gender and Disaster Network; Overseas Development Institute – Humanitarian Policy Group (UK); European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme – Theme 6: Environment (including Climate Change); Fond National Suisse de la Recherche Scientifique / Schweizerische Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada / Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines du Canada; Austrian Science Fund / (FWF); National Science Foundation (USA); National Research Foundation (South Africa); Southern Africa Society for Disaster Reduction; Agence Nationale de la Recherche (France); Mairie de Paris (France); University of the Philippines Diliman; Embassy of France in Wellington; Economic and Social Research Council (UK); Natural Environment Research Council (UK); National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (New Zealand); UNESCO; AXA/European Science Foundation; DANIDA (Denmark); The World Bank; International Panel on Climate Change; Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (Chile)
  • Universities: Macquarie University (Australia); The University of Melbourne (Australia); James Cook University (Australia); Charles Stuart University (Australia); The University of Waikato (New Zealand); University of Otago (New Zealand); University of Canterbury (New Zealand); Massey University (New Zealand), Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand); Institute of Development Studies (UK); University of Cape Town (South Africa); North-West University (South Africa); University of the Philippines Diliman; Texas A&M University (USA); Pondicherry University (India); Université de Lausanne (Switzerland); Université de Grenoble (France); Université de Savoie (France); Université de Montpellier III (France); Université Paris I (France); Université Paris VII (France)

Advisory roles

Miscellaneous

  • 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction – Meeting series on The Future of Disaster Risk Management: Conceptual notions of disaster risk, causes and relationship to sustainable development:
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