Julia Becker

Massey University

Julia Becker undertakes research on natural hazards and society. Particular topics she works on include community resilience, land-use planning for hazards, emergency management, and disaster recovery. She has a particular interest in earthquake preparedness and resilience, but has also studied issues related to flooding, volcanoes, tsunami, landslides, and coastal hazards. She has been involved in studying the Canterbury region in New Zealand, which was affected by the 2010-11 earthquakes.