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Victor Marchezini


Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovações (Brasil). Centro Nacional de Monitoramento e Alertas de Desastres Nacionais (CEMADEN)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Currently I am visiting postdoctoral researcher at Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado - Boulder, with the support of Fapesp. Over the past 18 years I have studied the sociology of disasters. I have experience in international projects related to disaster science and climate change adaptation, with 50 articles and 10 books published in the last five years. I have experience in coordinating international networks of researchers, please see the free e-book project ?Reduction of Vulnerability to Disasters: from knowledge to action?, which involved 87 researchers from 12 countries, represented by 28 chapters in English, Spanish and Portuguese ( I am also affiliate researcher of the Warning Research Center/University College London and member of Research Committee "Sociology of Disaster" (RC 39), in the International Sociological Association (ISA) ( ) and I am one of the program coordinator of the RC 39 in the next IV ISA Forum (please see: I am at the Editorial Teams of Disaster Prevention and Management Journal ( ) and Environmental Hazards Journal ( My scientific life is related to disasters. From 2004 to 2011, I was researcher at Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas Sociais em Desastres, Federal University of São Carlos (NEPED/UFSCar). My PhD in Sociology (2013) was about disaster recovery process. At NEPED/UFSCar I also did my master in sociology, studying the temporary shelter in disasters (2010). I also has a Master in Human Rights, Global Risk Management and Disaster Prevention Policies (Henry Dunant Fundation-Chile, 2012). Since 2014, I am researcher at Cemaden/MCTIC, where I have been interacting with researchers from different expertise and stakeholders as civil defense officers. I am also teaching about disaster science. I am professor at the Doctorate Program on Earth System Science at the National Institute for Space Research (PGCST/INPE), and at the Postgraduate Program on Disaster Science (ICT/Unesp - Cemaden/MCTIC). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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