SCU Staff Directory

Jean S Renouf
Dr Jean S Renouf
Current Appointment: Lecturer
Organisational Unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Telephone: +61(0)2 6620 3895
Location: Lismore campus; V2.07
Campus: Lismore
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Jean is an academic, a firefighter and a dad. He also spent years working in war zones and natural disasters. All of this informs his interest for climate change, community regeneration and resilience, and non-traditional security.

At Southern Cross University, Jean teaches in the area of social sciences, and researches how climate change affects community security, national security and international security. Jean has completed his PhD in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); his Masters degree at the Paris Institute for Political Studies (aka Sciences Po Paris) and his Bachelor of Law at the University of Paris-West. Jean has taught at several universities in Europe and Australia and led and completed large-scale research projects in Afghanistan, Haiti, Central African Republic and the Congo.

Prior to this, Jean worked as an international aid worker, leading and managing aid projects in the most challenging environments, including in Afghanistan, Congo, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, North Korea, Yemen, and more.

Keywords: climate change, community resilience, regeneration, emergency management, international security, international relations, peace.

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