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Senior Lecturer, Humanitarian Emergency and Disaster Management and Course Coordinator (Acting) for Master of Public Policy, IFEA College, Charles Darwin University

Dr Lassa is listed as the Top Researcher [Field Leader] in Emergency Management by The Australian Research Magazine 2023.

Prior to joining Charles Darwin University, Jonatan worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, where he led climate change adaptation, food security and disaster risk reduction research in that role.

He served as a Senior Research Fellow with the Institute of Resource Governance and Social Change (IRGSC) and a Willis Research Fellow at the Institute of Catastrophe and Risk Management - NTU. He also previously held positions as a PhD researcher with the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security in Bonn (Germany) and as an Indonesia Post-Doctoral Fellow at Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School (USA) (Cambridge, MA). In his professional career, he has also worked with the United Nations, international NGOs and the private sector.

See publication update from his blogs:
Indosasters.org/
orcid.org/0000-0002-8432-842X
https://indosasters.org/publication/
researchers.cdu.edu.au/en/persons/jonatan-lassa

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Senior Lecturer, Humanitarian Emergency and Disaster Management, Charles Darwin University
  • 2014–2016
    Research Fellow, RSIS - Nanyang Technological University
  • 2011–2012
    Research Fellow, ICRM, Nanyang Technology University
  • 2011–2011
    Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Ash-Centre, Harvard Kennedy School
  • 2007–2010
    PhD Researcher in Residence, United Nations University Institute of Environment and Human Security

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Bonn, Germany, Disaster governance
  • 2005 
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, Environment and International Development

Honours

Top Researcher [Field Leader] in Emergency Management by The Australian Research Magazine 2023.