Biography

Anuradha Mukherji is Associate Professor of Community and Regional Planning at East Carolina University. She received her Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master’s from Texas A&M University at College Station, and a Diploma in Architecture from the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology in India.

Her work is located at the intersection of disaster planning, climate change adaptation, and community resilience, and focuses on two aspects of urban planning: 1) the ability of communities to embed disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into the planning of cities, and 2) institutions and governance structures that shape hazard mitigation and community recovery after disasters. She has conducted research in India and Haiti and more recently in Japan and the United States. Her work appears in various peer-reviewed journals such as the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Housing Studies, Natural Hazards, and Disasters.

Her research has been funded by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership in cooperation with the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Asia Pacific Network (APN), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

IN JAPANESE

アヌラダ・ムカルジはイースト・カロライナ大学の都市・地域計画学科の助教。カリフォルニア大学バークレー校において、建築学の災害計画と住宅政策・開発の分野で博士号を取得。テキサスA&M大学カッレジ・ステーション校で修士号を取得。インドの環境計画技術センターで建築学の学士号を習得。

特に、コミュニティが防災を都市・地域計画に導入する能力や、コミュニティの復興や災害後の環境を形作る社会政治的制度に着目した研究を行っている。これまでインド、ハイチ、アメリカ、日本で研究を実施しており、「International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 」、「Housing Studies」、「Natural Hazards」、「Disasters」等の査読済み雑誌に論文を発表してる。

これまでに「国際交流基金日米センター」、「National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration」、「Asia Pacific Network」、「National Science Foundation」、「American Association of University Women」から資金援助を受けている。