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Associate Professor, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience, University of Florida

Dr Jason von Meding is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida and founding faculty of the Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER). Before moving to the U.S. he spent 6 years at the University of Newcastle, Australia, where he established the Disaster and Development Research Group. His PhD was conferred by the Queen’s University of Belfast in Northern Ireland, where he also spent 3 years on faculty. His research focuses on the social, political, economic and environmental injustice that causes people to be marginalized and forced into greater risk of being impacted by disasters.


  • 2018–present
    Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA
  • 2013–2018
    Senior Lecturer , University of Newcastle, Australia
  • 2010–2013
    Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast, UK


    Queen's University Belfast, UK, PhD