Senior Research Fellow
Disaster & Climate Resilience (DCR)
Prof. Dr. Douglas Paton is a Professor in Psychology at the School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences at Charles Darwin University. Prof. Paton researches cross cultural theories of disaster readiness, response and recovery based on research in Australia (bushfire, flooding, tsunami), New Zealand (earthquake, volcanic, tsunami), Japan (earthquake, volcanic), Indonesia (volcanic, tsunami), Taiwan (earthquake, typhoon), Iran (earthquake) and Portugal (bushfire). The findings are used to develop community engagement and professional training programs for communities and for social services and emergency professions.
Research Associate, Massey University · Joint Centre for Disaster Research. New Zealand · Wellington, Wellington
Professor (Full), University of Tasmania · School of Psychology Australia · Launceston, Tasmania