Tenure at IIASA: 2017 - 2019
Hosting IIASA Programs: World Population & Risk and Resilience
Dr. Alison Heslin focuses her research on food security, collective action, or the intersection of the two. Her dissertation research addressed food security and collective action events in South Asia, including food riots in India and garment worker strikes in Bangladesh. In addition to projects on collective violence, Dr. Heslin studies the global food crisis, market instability in global food trade and the effects of climate change on populations' food-related vulnerability.
Tenure at IIASA: 2015 - 2017
Hosting IIASA Programs: Risk and Resilience & Advanced Systems Analysis
The interdisciplinary research of Dr. Adam French focuses on natural resource governance, socio-environmental conflict, and institutional innovation in the context of multi-level systems being transformed by global change.
At IIASA, Dr. French combines meta-analytical and empirical research to examine the implementation of the Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) paradigm in diverse contexts, with an emphasis on the Global South. This work is targeted at the production of policy-relevant insights and analytical tools, including methods for linking analyses of the composition, function, and evolution of watershed governance networks as well as a framework for conceptualizing key factors that facilitate and hinder the development of more integrated - and ultimately more just, adaptive, and sustainable - watershed management practices.
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