Astrid Vachette
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20132024

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Astrid Vachette is a lecturer in Emergency Management at the Australian Graduate School in Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University. She holds a Bachelor and Masters from France in international crises management, and completed her doctoral thesis at the Centre for Disaster Studies, James Cook University, on integrated disaster resilience in Vanuatu. She also optimised a COVID-gap-year and completed a graduate diploma in Psychology at the University of New England, to better integrate mental health considerations into her teaching and research. Astrid is a volunteer with New South Wales Rural Fire Services and trained crisis supporter.

She is an interdisciplinary social scientist exploring the drivers and challenges of resilience within the social ecology of human development. Her current research includes: sustainability in disaster management, community organizing, networks of climate and disaster knowledge systems, relational climate justice, climate victimology, and Nature-based Solutions for floods. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, GradDip, University of New England Australia

… → 2021

Environmental Sciences, PhD, Integrated Disaster Governance in Vanuatu, Centre for Disaster Studies, James Cook University

… → 2016

Public Administration and International Exchanges, MA, International Humanitarian Action in Extreme Environments, Universite Paris-Est Creteil

… → 2012

Public Administration and International Exchanges, BA, Universite Paris-Est Creteil

… → 2010

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