GOMEZ Oscar a.

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GOMEZ Oscar a.
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
College of Asia Pacific Studies
Job title
Assistant Professor (Jokyo)
Master degree (Environmental Studies)(Tohoku University), Doctoral degree (Environmental Studies)(Tohoku University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

:Secretary of Health of Bogota, Hospital of Suba, Chemical Engineer (Public Health Inspector)
:Collaborator for Research and Education, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
:Postdoctoral Fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University
:Research Fellow, Research Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
:Part-time lecturer, Global Learning Center, International Program in Liberal Arts, Tohoku University


Comprehensive Environmental Management, Graduate School, Division of Human and Environmental Studies, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Andes University
Human Security, Graduate School, Division of Human and Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
Human Security, Graduate School, Division of Human and Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Colombia

Committee Memberships

Steering Committee member, International Network of Disaster Studies Conference, Iwate University, Harvard University and Tsinghua University, to be held in July 17-20, 2018.
Scientific Committee member, Humanitarian Encyclopedia, Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), Geneva. https://humanitarianencyclopedia.org/
Oct 2017
Oct 2018
International Studies Association  
Mar 2016
International Humanitarian Studies Association  
Jun 2012
Jun 2018
Human Development and Capability Association  


Humanitarian Crises and the Rise of the Rest: The Future of Humanitarianism from the Perspective of Four Latin American Emerging Countries
GOMEZ Oscar A.
JICA-RI Working Papers   186    2019
Sovereignty as responsibility in East Asia’s response to crises
GOMEZ Oscar A.
Humanitarian Alternatives   9 78-89   2018
Sharing the Journey: The Way Ahead for Human Development and Human Security Frameworks
GOMEZ Oscar A., Gómez, O.A., Muto, A. and Kamidohzono, S.
Background paper, Human Development Report      2016
The continuum of humanitarian crises management: Multiple approaches and the challenge of convergence
GOMEZ Oscar A., Gómez, O.A. and Kawaguchi, C.
JICA Research Institute Working Paper   136    2016
GOMEZ Oscar A., Gómez, O.A., Gasper, D. and Mine, Y.
Journal of Development Studies   52(1) 113-129   2016

Books etc

Climate Change, Disaster Risk, and Human Security: Asian Experience and Perspectives
Springer   2019   
Human Security and Cross-Border Cooperation in East Asia
Palgrave Macmillan   2019   ISBN:978-3-319-95239-0
Human Security Norms in East Asia
Palgrave Macmillan   2019   ISBN:978-3-319-97247-3
Crisis Management Beyond the Humanitarian-Development Nexus
Routledge   2018   ISBN:9781138543430
Japan and the Developing World: Sixty Years of Japan’s Foreign Aid and the Post-2015 Agenda
Palgrave Macmilan   2016   ISBN:978-1-137-50538-5

Conference Activities & Talks

Humanitarianism in Latin America: Elements for its understanding
Humanitarianismo en México y Latinoamérica: Pasado y presente   2019   
Human Security Norms in East Asia
Diversity of Human Security Practice in Southeast Asia   2018   
The Humanitarian-Development Nexus in Humanitarian Crises Caused by Natural Disasters — Toward Realization of Continuum
Seamless Assistance in Humanitarian Crisis Management — Comparative Study of Conflict and Natural Disasters   2018   
Humanitarian Crises Management Under Natural Disaster Settings From the Perspective of Aid Agencies in Honduras
The Role of Development Agencies in Humanitarian Crisis Management   2018   
Climate change, disasters and displacement: A human security review from Asia
International Humanitarian Studies Association Conference   2018   


Consultancy research for UNDP, UNICEF and UNHCR, Dominican Republic
Sep 2013
Consultancy research for the Human Development Report Office, UNDP
Aug 2012 - Feb 2013
Consultancy research for FAO, PAHO and UNDP, Guatemala
Jul 2012 - Nov 2012
Consultancy research for the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights and UNDP, Costa Rica
Aug 2011