Resilience & adaptability

Interdisciplinary and engaged research in global environmental change, and post-disaster and post-conflict response where gender plays a key role in building resilience and adaptation pathways

Senior Lecturer, Lincoln Law School

Dr Lucy Easthope

Senior Lecturer, Lincoln Law School

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Lucy is an international adviser on the aftermath of disasters to communities. Specifically, her research examines the hidden aftermaths of chronic disasters for communities. As a result of this work she has developed policy and training materials for the Dept of Communities and Local Government, the Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College and the Cabinet Office CCS. A 5-year longitudinal study in the School of Medicine, Lancaster University examined the aftermath of flooding for communities, and led to her PhD. Lucy is an Affiliate Researcher at the Joint Centre for Disaster Research, Massey University, New Zealand. Academic profile

Senior Lecturer, Lincoln Law School

Dr Christy Shucksmith

Senior Lecturer, Lincoln Law School

Christy is a specialist in public international law, international human rights law and international humanitarian law. Her research focuses on the plight of people enduring and recovering from armed conflict and disaster situations, and particularly the provision of humanitarian protection and assistance by international organisations. This includes the legal framework that facilitates its delivery and the practice of delegates on the ground. Christy's research uses a socio-legal methodology to examine the black-letter law and the law-in-context. Academic profile