dr. RJ (Robert) Coates

dr. RJ (Robert) Coates

Lecturer in Disaster & Crisis Studies

Robert's interests are in political ecology, disasters, hazards, and the critical geographies of citizenship and the state, especially in Brazil. His PhD thesis, completed in 2016 at  King's Brazil Institute, King's College London, is entitled "The Ecology of Citizenship: understanding vulnerability in urban Brazil".

Previous education: MSc Globalisation & Latin American Development (Institute for Latin American Studies, University of London, 2011); MSc Postcolonial Politics (Aberystwyth, 2003); BA International Relations (Nottingham Trent, 2001).