Biography

Professor of Geography, School of Environment, The University of Auckland

Disaster, Environment and Society Research Group: https://rendes.org/

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 2020: Professor of Geography, School of Environment, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Since February 2019: Extraordinary Professor, Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management, North-West University, South Africa
  • Since April 2017: International Associate, African Centre for Disaster Studies, North-West University, South Africa
  • Since March 2021: International Research Fellow, University of the Philippines Resilience Institute, University of the Philippines
  • Since November 2016: Senior Research Fellow, Resilience Development Initiative, Indonesia
  • Since February 2021: Permanent Member of the Laboratoire de Géographie et d’Aménagement de Montpellier, Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier III, France
  • December 2019: Visiting Professor, Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier III, France
  • January 2019: Visiting Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
  • 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 2010-January 2021: Permanent Member, UMR Gouvernance, Risque, Environnement et Développement (GRED), Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France
  • September 2016-January 2020: Associate Dean (postgraduate Taught and Masters), Faculty of Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • March 2015-November 2017: Honorary Research Associate, School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • July-October 2013: Visiting Researcher, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social, Mexico
  • February 2013-January 2020: Associate Professor, School of Environment, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 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
  • April-October 2002, Research Coordinator, Center for Kapampangan Studies, Holy Angel University, Angeles City, Philippines
  • November 2001-October 2002, Guest Lecturer, Holy Angel University, Angeles City, Philippines
  • November-December 2001, Enseignant vacataire, Département de Géographie, Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
  • October 2000-August 2001: Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche (ATER), Département de Géographie, Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
  • October-December 1998, Enseignant vacataire, Département de Géographie, Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France

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), Mercedes (Camarines Norte) and Benguet Provincial Government.
  • 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

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

Member of the editorial board 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 Social Science Review; Philippine Geographical Journal; Alaya: Kapampangan Research Journal; Malay; Innovative Technology and Management 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; Risk Analysis; IDRiM Journal; Climate Risk Management; Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research; Journal of Applied Volcanology; Climate and Development; Climate Policy; Climate, Disaster and Development; Journal of International Humanitarian Action; Progress in Human Geography; Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers; Environment and Planning A; Environment and Planning E; Area; Applied Geography; The Geographical Journal; Geoforum; Social and Cultural Geography; Gender, Place and Culture; 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 Geography in Higher Education; Journal of Transport Geography; Geography Compass; Human Ecology; Journal of Alpine Research; Journal of Mountain Science; Danish Journal of Geography; Habitat International; Mountain Research and Development; Economic Anthropology; Anthropological Forum; Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies; Global Policy; Land Use Policy; World Development; International Development Planning Review; Journal of International Development; Development in Practice; Capitalism, Nature, Socialism; Environmental Development; International Journal of Sustainable Development; PLOS One; Journal of Coastal Management; Journal of Historical Sociology; Journal of Poverty; British Medical Bulletin; 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; Bulletin of Latin American Research; Philippine Studies; Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies; Social Science Diliman; PRISM; Central Mindanao University Journal of Science; Philippine Population Review; Revue Tiers Monde; L’espace politique; Développement Durable et Territoires; Studi Emigrazione
  • Books: Springer, Routledge, CRC Press, Elsevier; The Geological Society, L’Harmattan, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, CIESAS
  • 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; Inter-Agency Standing Committee – Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings; Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (Chile); Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (New Zealand)
  • Universities: Macquarie University (Australia); The University of Melbourne (Australia); Australian National University; University of Wollongong (Australia); James Cook University (Australia); Charles Stuart University (Australia); Griffith 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 College London (UK), Loughborough University (UK), University of British Columbia (Canada); University of Cape Town (South Africa); North-West University (South Africa); Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand); 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); American University of Beirut (Lebanon)

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: