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Dr Julia Becker PhD, MSc, BSocSci

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Psychology

Julia Becker is a Senior Lecturer at the Joint Centre for Disaster Research in the School of Psychology at Massey University.  She undertakes social science research on a range natural hazard and environmental issues.  Her areas of expertise include perceptions, preparedness, community resilience, emergency management and warnings.  She has worked extensively in New Zealand on recent events (e.g. Canterbury and Kaikoura earthquakes) and internationally (e.g. U.S, Australia, Japan).

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 04 979 3604
    Location: T20
    Campus: Wellington

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2012)
  • Master of Science - University of Waikato (1999)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - University of Waikato (1997)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Natural hazards, earthquakes, community resilience, energency management, warnings.

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Earth Sciences (040000):
Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000):
Studies In Human Society (160000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Gray, L., Rose, SB., Stanley, J., Zhang, J., Tassell-Matamua, N., Puloka, V., . . . Baker, MG. (2021). Factors influencing individual ability to follow physical distancing recommendations in Aotearoa New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic: a population survey. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Tassell-Matamua, N.
Doyle, EEH., Lambie, E., Orchiston, C., Becker, JS., McLaren, L., Johnston, D., . . . Leonard, G. (2020). Citizen science as a catalyst for community resilience building: A two-phase tsunami case study. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 24(1), 23-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Gray, L., Becker, J., MacDonald, C., & Johnston, D. (2020). EP-463: Disaster risks identified by people with high body mass: A qualitative study.. Obesity Reviews. , 269-269
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Payne, BA., Becker, JS., Kaiser, LH., & Taylor-Offord, S. (2020). ‘They're going to arrive, ready or not': hill-based residents capacity to support the evacuated after earthquake and tsunami. Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 35(4), 35-41
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Kaiser, L.
Kench, PS., Ryan, EJ., Owen, S., Bell, R., Lawrence, J., Glavovic, B., . . . Rennie, HG. (2018). Co-creating resilience solutions to coastal hazards through an interdisciplinary research project in New Zealand.. Journal of coastal research.. (85), 1496-1500
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, JS., Potter, SH., McBride, SK., Doyle, EEH., Gerstenberger, MC., & Christophersen, A. (2020). Forecasting for a Fractured Land: A case study of the communication and use of aftershock forecasts from the 2016 M<inf>w</inf>7.8 Kaikōura earthquake in Aotearoa New Zealand. Seismological Research Letters. 91(6), 3343-3357
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E.
Becker, JS., Potter, SH., Vinnell, LJ., Nakayachi, K., McBride, SK., & Johnston, DM. (2020). Earthquake early warning in Aotearoa New Zealand: a survey of public perspectives to guide warning system development. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications. 7(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Vinnell, L.
Gray, L., Macdonald, C., Tassell-Matamua, N., Stanley, J., Kvalsvig, A., Zhang, J., . . . Baker, MG. (2020). Wearing one for the team: Views and attitudes to face covering in New Zealand/Aotearoa during COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown. Journal of Primary Health Care. 12(3), 199-206
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Tassell-Matamua, N.
Becker, JS., Potter, SH., Prasanna, R., Tan, ML., Payne, BA., Holden, C., . . . Johnston, DM. (2020). Scoping the potential for earthquake early warning in Aotearoa New Zealand: A sectoral analysis of perceived benefits and challenges. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 51
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Rahubadde Kankanamge, R., Tan, M.
Vinnell, LJ., Wallis, A., Becker, JS., & Johnston, DM. (2020). Evaluating the ShakeOut drill in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Effects on knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 48
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Vinnell, L.
Kench, PS., Ryan, EJ., Owen, S., Bell, R., Lawrence, J., Glavovic, B., . . . Rennie, HG. (2018). Co-creating Resilience Solutions to Coastal Hazards Through an Interdisciplinary Research Project in New Zealand. Journal of Coastal Research. 85, 1496-1500
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Glavovic, B.
Doyle, EEH., McClure, J., Potter, SH., Lindell, MK., Becker, JS., Fraser, SA., . . . Johnston, DM. (2020). Interpretations of aftershock advice and probabilities after the 2013 Cook Strait earthquakes, Aotearoa New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 49
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Vinnell, LJ., Orchiston, C., Becker, J., & Johnston, D. (2019). Pathways to earthquake resilience: Learning from past events. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 23(2), 35-40
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Vinnell, L.
Brown, C., Kay, E., Stevenson, JR., Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Carter, L., . . . Bowie, C. (2019). Operationalising theory-informed practice: Developing resilience indicators for Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 23(2), 113-123
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D., Kaiser, L.
McBride, SK., Becker, JS., & Johnston, DM. (2019). Exploring the barriers for people taking protective actions during the 2012 and 2015 New Zealand ShakeOut drills. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 37
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Nakayachi, K., Becker, JS., Potter, SH., & Dixon, M. (2019). Residents’ Reactions to Earthquake Early Warnings in Japan. Risk Analysis. 39(8), 1723-1740
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Kwok, AH., Becker, J., Paton, D., Hudson-Doyle, E., & Johnston, D. (2019). Stakeholders’ Perspectives of Social Capital in Informing the Development of Neighborhood-Based Disaster Resilience Measurements. Journal of Applied Social Science. 13(1), 26-57
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Becker, JS., Potter, SH., McBride, SK., Wein, A., Doyle, EEH., & Paton, D. (2019). When the earth doesn't stop shaking: How experiences over time influenced information needs, communication, and interpretation of aftershock information during the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence, New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 34, 397-411
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E.
Egbelakin, T., Poshdar, M., Walsh, KQ., Ingham, J., Johnston, D., Becker, J., . . . Rasheed, E. (2018). Preparedness of small to medium-sized enterprises to earthquake disaster: Napier and Dunedin case studies. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. 51(4), 171-182
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D., Rasheed, E.
Blake, D., Johnston, D., Leonard, G., McLaren, L., & Becker, J. (2018). A citizen science initiative to understand community response to the Kaikōura earthquake and Tsunami warning in petone and Eastbourne, Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 108(3B), 1807-1817
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Doyle, EEH., McClure, J., Potter, SH., Becker, JS., Johnston, DM., Lindell, MK., . . . Coomer, MA. (2018). Motivations to prepare after the 2013 Cook Strait Earthquake, N.Z.. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 31, 637-649
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Orchiston, C., Mitchell, J., Wilson, T., Langridge, R., Davies, T., Bradley, B., . . . McKay, A. (2018). Project AF8: developing a coordinated, multi-agency response plan for a future great Alpine Fault earthquake. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. 61(3), 389-402
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Kwok, AH., Paton, D., Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, EE., & Johnston, D. (2018). A bottom-up approach to developing a neighbourhood-based resilience measurement framework. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal. 27(2), 255-270
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Wei, HL., Wu, HC., Lindell, MK., Prater, CS., Shiroshita, H., Johnston, DM., . . . Becker, JS. (2017). Assessment of households’ responses to the tsunami threat: A comparative study of Japan and New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 25, 274-282
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Woods, RJ., McBride, SK., Wotherspoon, LM., Beavan, S., Potter, SH., Johnston, DM., . . . Becker, JS. (2017). Science to emergency management response: Kaikōura earthquakes 2016. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. 50(2), 329-337
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Stevenson, JR., Becker, J., Cradock-Henry, N., Johal, S., Johnston, D., Orchiston, C., . . . Seville, E. (2017). Economic and social reconnaissance: Kaikōura earthquake 2016. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. 50(2), 343-351
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Becker, JS., Paton, D., Johnston, DM., Ronan, KR., & McClure, J. (2017). The role of prior experience in informing and motivating earthquake preparedness. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 22, 179-193
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Johnston, D., Tarrant, R., Tipler, K., Lambie, E., Crawford, M., Johnson, V., . . . Ronan, KR. (2016). Towards tsunami-safer schools in the wellington region of New Zealand: Evaluating drills and awareness programs. Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 31(3), 59-66
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Jon, I., Lindell, MK., Prater, CS., Huang, SK., Wu, HC., Johnston, DM., . . . Lambie, E. (2016). Behavioral response in the immediate aftermath of shaking: Earthquakes in Christchurch and Wellington, New Zealand, and Hitachi, Japan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13(11)
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Kwok, AH., Doyle, EEH., Becker, J., Johnston, D., & Paton, D. (2016). What is ‘social resilience’? Perspectives of disaster researchers, emergency management practitioners, and policymakers in New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 19, 197-211
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Fraser, SA., Doyle, EEH., Wright, KC., Potter, SH., McClure, J., Johnston, DM., . . . Johal, S. (2016). Tsunami response behaviour during and following two local-source earthquakes in Wellington, New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 16, 123-133
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Lindell, MK., Prater, CS., Wu, HC., Huang, SK., Johnston, DM., Becker, JS., . . . Shiroshita, H. (2016). Immediate behavioural responses to earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, and Hitachi, Japan. Disasters. 40(1), 85-111
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Saunders, WSA., & Becker, JS. (2015). A discussion of resilience and sustainability: Land use planning recovery from the Canterbury earthquake sequence, New Zealand. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 14, 73-81
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Paton, D., Anderson, E., Becker, J., & Petersen, J. (2015). Developing a comprehensive model of hazard preparedness: Lessons from the Christchurch earthquake. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 14, 37-45
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, JS., Taylor, HL., Doody, BJ., Wright, KC., Gruntfest, E., & Webber, D. (2015). A review of people's behavior in and around floodwater. Weather, Climate, and Society. 7(4), 321-332
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
McClure, J., Johnston, D., Henrich, L., Milfont, TL., & Becker, J. (2015). When a hazard occurs where it is not expected: risk judgments about different regions after the Christchurch earthquakes. Natural Hazards. 75(1), 635-652
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Doyle, EEH., Becker, JS., Neely, DP., Johnston, DM., & Pepperell, B. (2015). Knowledge transfer between communities, practitioners, and researchers: A case study for community resilience in Wellington, New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 19(2), 55-66
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Potter, SH., Becker, JS., Johnston, DM., & Rossiter, KP. (2015). An overview of the impacts of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISASTER RISK REDUCTION. 14, 6-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Wein, A., Potter, S., Johal, S., Doyle, E., & Becker, J. (2016). Communicating with the public during an earthquake sequence: Improving communication of geoscience. Seismological Research Letters. 87(1), 112-118
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E.
Potter, SH., Becker, JS., Johnston, DM., & Rossiter, KP. (2015). An overview of the impacts of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 14, 6-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Lawrence, J., Quade, D., & Becker, J. (2014). Integrating the effects of flood experience on risk perception with responses to changing climate risk. Natural Hazards. 74(3), 1773-1794
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Orchiston, C., Manuel, C., Coomer, M., Becker, J., & Johnston, D. (2013). The 2009 New Zealand West Coast shakeout: Improving earthquake preparedness in a region of high seismic risk. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 2013(2), 55-61
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Becker, JS., Beban, J., Saunders, WSA., Van Dissen, R., & King, A. (2013). Land use planning and policy for earthquakes in the wellington region, New Zealand (2001-2011). Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 2013(1), 3-16
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Becker, JS., Paton, D., Johnston, DM., & Ronan, KR. (2013). Salient beliefs about earthquake hazards and household preparedness. Risk Analysis. 33(9), 1710-1727
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Becker, JS., Paton, D., Johnston, DM., & Ronan, KR. (2012). A model of household preparedness for earthquakes: How individuals make meaning of earthquake information and how this influences preparedness. Natural Hazards. 64(1), 107-137
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Becker, JS., Paton, D., Johnston, DM., & Ronan, KR. (2012). A model of household preparedness for earthquakes: how individuals make meaning of earthquake information and how this influences preparedness. Natural Hazards. , 1-31
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Glavovic, BC., Saunders, WSA., & Becker, JS. (2010). Realising the potential of land-use planning to reduce hazard risks in New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 2010(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Glavovic, B.
Becker, JS., Saunders, WSA., Robertson, CM., Leonard, GS., & Johnston, DM. (2010). A synthesis of challenges and opportunities for reducing volcanic risk through land use planning in New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 2010(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Glavovic, BC., Saunders, WSA., & Becker, JS. (2010). Land-use planning for natural hazards in New Zealand: The setting, barriers, 'burning issues' and priority actions. Natural Hazards. 54(3), 679-706
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Glavovic, B.
de Terte, I., Becker, J., & Stephens, C. (2009). An integrated model for understanding and developing resilience in the face of adverse events. Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology. 3(1), 20-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., de Terte, I., Stephens, C.
Leonard, GS., Johnston, DM., Paton, D., Christianson, A., Becker, J., & Keys, H. (2008). Developing effective warning systems: Ongoing research at Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 172(3-4), 199-215
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Becker, J., Johnston, D., Lazrus, H., Crawford, G., & Nelson, D. (2008). Use of traditional knowledge in emergency management for tsunami hazard: A case study from Washington State, USA. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal. 17(4), 488-502
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Wood, G., Rodriguez-Bachiller, A., & Becker, J. (2007). Fuzzy sets and simulated environmental change: Evaluating and communicating impact significance in environmental impact assessment. Environment and Planning A. 39(4), 810-829
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Finnis, K., Johnston, D., Becker, J., Ronan, KR., & Paton, D. (2007). School and community-based hazards education and links to disaster-resilient communities. Regional Development Dialogue. 28(2), 99-108
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Saunders, W., Forsyth, J., Johnston, D., & Becker, J. (2007). Strengthening linkages between land-use planning and emergency management in New Zealand. Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 22(1), 36-43
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Johnston, D., Becker, J., Gregg, C., Houghton, B., Paton, D., Leonard, G., . . . Garside, R. (2007). Developing warning and disaster response capacity in the tourism sector in coastal Washington, USA. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal. 16(2), 210-216
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Becker, JS., Johnston, DM., Paton, D., Hancox, GT., Davies, TR., McSaveney, MJ., . . . Manville, VR. (2007). Response to landslide dam failure emergencies: Issues resulting from the October 1999 Mount Adams landslide and dam-break flood in the Poerua River, Westland, New Zealand. Natural Hazards Review. 8(2), 35-42
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Wood, G., Glasson, J., & Becker, J. (2006). EIA scoping in England and Wales: Practitioner approaches, perspectives and constraints. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 26(3), 221-241
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Wood, G., & Becker, J. (2005). Discretionary judgement in local planning authority decision making: Screening development proposals for environmental impact assessment. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 48(3), 349-371
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, J., & Johnston, D. (2002). Planning for earthquake hazards in New Zealand: A study of four regions. Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 17(1), 2-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Pearse, L., Johnston, D., & Becker, J. (2001). Managing natural hazards in the Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 16(3), 37-39
[Journal article]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.

Book

Becker, JS., Leonard, GS., Potter, SH., Coomer, MA., Paton, D., Wright, KC., . . . Johnston, DM. (2018). Organisational Response to the 2007 Ruapehu Crater Lake Dam-Break Lahar in New Zealand: Use of Communication in Creating an Effective Response. In Advances in Volcanology. (pp. 253 - 269).
[Chapter]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Johnston, D., Becker, J., McClure, J., Paton, D., McBride, S., Wright, K., . . . Hughes, M. (2013). Community understanding of, and preparedness for, earthquake and tsunami risk in Wellington, New Zealand. In Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research. (pp. 131 - 148).
[Chapter]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.

Report

Becker, J., Payne, BA., & Paton, D. (2020). Understanding readiness for disasters on the East Coast, North Island, Aotearoa New Zealand: A summary of preparedness surveys. ( Report No. 2020/05). Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Burbridge, DR., Rhoades, DA., Christophersen, A., Power, W., Lin, S-L., & Becker, J.(2019). Exercise injects for a Hikurangi Subduction Zone earthquake aftershock sequence.. Lower Hutt (NZ)
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Lambie, E., Becker, J., & Coomer, MA.(2019). New Zealand ShakeOut 2018 Observation Evaluation Report: a summary of initial findings.. Lower Hutt (NZ)
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Lambie, ES., Becker, J., & Coomer, MA.(2019). New Zealand ShakeOut 2018: tabulated results of a school survey.. Lower Hutt (NZ)
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Blake, D., Tipler, K., Garden, E., Johnston, DM., & Becker, J.(2018). Wellington household preparedness survey..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, J., McBride, SK., Potter, SH., Gerstenberger, MC., & Christophersen, A.(2018). Effective communication of Operational Earthquake Forecasts (OEF) : findings from a New Zealand workshop..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, J., Coomer, MA., Crowley, K., & Bannister, S.(2018). Perspectives on future hazards research : a consultation survey for the research community..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, J., Baker, V., Hollis, CJ., Waitaki, H., & Try, D.(2018). Developing a dialogue to understand public perceptions of petroleum exploration and inform future community engagement in New Zealand..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, J., Patel, P., Ryan, E., Blackett, P., Schneider, P., & Robichaux, L.(2018). Understanding community perspectives on coastal issues: Hawke’s Bay Coastal Survey 2017..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, J., Coomer, MA., Blake, D., Garden, E., Rampton, A., Newman-Hall, G., . . . Johnston, DM.(2018). Impact of the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake on Wellington CBD apartment residents: results of a survey..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Power, W., Kaneko, Y., Becker, J., Lin, S-L., Holden, C., & Mueller, C.(2018). Hikurangi Response Plan – Developing a scenario for an Mw 8.9 Hikurangi earthquake, including tsunami modelling and a preliminary description of impacts.. Lower Hutt (NZ)
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J.
Payne, B., Becker, J., & Kaiser, L.(2019). Understanding residents’ capacities to support evacuated populations : A study of earthquake and tsunami evacuation for Napier Hill, Napier, Aotearoa New Zealand.. (Report No. 2019/01). Wellington: Joint Centre for Disaster Research, Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Becker, J., Kaiser, L.

Conference

Brown, A., Tan, M., Prasanna, R., Becker, J., Kenney, C., Lambie, E., . . . Johnston, D.Outlook for earthquake early warning for Aotearoa New Zealand: Insights from initiating a community-of-practice. . Christchurch
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Becker, J., Brown, A., Johnston, D., Kenney, C.
Tan, ML., Harrison, S., Becker, J., Doyle, EEH., & Prasanna, R. (2020). Research Themes on Warnings in Information Systems Crisis Management Literature.. CoRe Paper – Visions for Future Crisis Management. Proceedings of the 17th ISCRAM Conference. (pp. 1085 - 1099). : 17th ISCRAM Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J.
Becker, J., Vinnell, LJ., Potter, S., Tan, ML., Prasanna, R., Nakayachi, K., . . . Johnston, DM.. Perceived uses and responses to Earthquake Early Warning in Aotearoa New Zealand.. . AGU
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Becker, J.
McBride, S., Wein, AM., Becker, J., Potter, SH., & Hudson-Doyle, EE. (2019). An evidence-based approach for supporting scientists communicating earthquake forecasts.. 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Vol. 2 (pp. 7302 - 7309). : 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J.
McBride, SK., Becker, J., & Johnston, DM. (2019). Exploring why people do not perform the shakeout drill in New Zealand.. GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA-2019..
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J.
Gray, L., Becker, J., MacDonald, C., & Johnston, D. (2019). ‘Don’t poke the bear’: types of disaster risks identified by people with high body mass and how these relate to actual preparedness in Aotearoa.. Risk and decision-making conference 2019: how different aspects of risk underpin responsible and culturally-appropriate decision- making, 13-14 November, Wellington, New Zealand. GNS Science miscellaneous series 133. (pp. 48 - 48). : Risk and decision-making conference 2019: how different aspects of risk underpin responsible and culturally-appropriate decision- making
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J.
McBride, SK., Michael, AJ., Wein, AM., Hardebeck, J., Becker, J., Potter, SH., . . . van der Elst, N. (2018). Developing earthquake forecast templates for fast and effective communication.. 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, NCEE.. : 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J.
McBride, SK., Michael, A., Wein, AM., Hardebeck, J., Becker, JS., Potter, SH., . . . Van Der Elst, N.Developing earthquake forecast templates for fast and effective communication. 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2018, NCEE 2018: Integrating Science, Engineering, and Policy. (pp. 7310 - 7316).
[Conference]Authored by: Becker, J.
Johnston, D., Ardagh, M., Deely, J., MacDonald, C., Lambie, E., Doyle, E., . . . Lindell, M.Understanding human behavior during and immediately following earthquake shaking. 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2018, NCEE 2018: Integrating Science, Engineering, and Policy. (pp. 3665 - 3669).
[Conference]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E., Johnston, D.
Johnston, D., Orchiston, C., Dixon, M., Terbush, B., Becker, J., & Leonard, G.Community understanding of tsunami risk in coastal Washington, USA. 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2018, NCEE 2018: Integrating Science, Engineering, and Policy. (pp. 5306 - 5310).
[Conference]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
McBride, SK., Wein, AM., Becker, JS., Potter, SH., & Hudson-Doyle, EE.An evidence-based approach for supporting scientists communicating earthquake forecasts. 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2018, NCEE 2018: Integrating Science, Engineering, and Policy. (pp. 7302 - 7309).
[Conference]Authored by: Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E.
Johnston, D., Johnson, V., Becker, J., Leonard, G., Fraser, S., Saunders, W., . . . Wood, N. (2014). Evaluating tsunami education in coastal Washington, USA: A 2001-2012 review. NCEE 2014 - 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Mercer, J., Gaillard, JC., Crowley, K., Shannon, R., Alexander, B., Day, S., . . . Becker, J.Culture and disaster risk reduction: Lessons and opportunities. Environmental Hazards. 11 (2)(pp. 74 - 95). 1747-7891.
[Conference]Authored by: Becker, J.
Johnston, D., Becker, J., & Paton, D. (2012). Multi-agency community engagement during disaster recovery: Lessons from two New Zealand earthquake events. Disaster Prevention and Management. Vol. 21 (pp. 252 - 268).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Becker, J., Johnston, D.
Van Dissen, R., Heron, D., Becker, J., King, A., & Kerr, J.Mitigating active fault surface rupture hazard in New Zealand: Development of National Guidelines, and assessment of their implementation. 8th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2006. (pp. 6181 - 6190).
[Conference]Authored by: Becker, J.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 1 0
Co-supervisor 4 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Lisa McLaren - Doctor of Philosophy
    The science of extreme citizen science
  • Lesley Gray - Doctor of Philosophy
    Preparing for the big one: disaster risk reduction considerations for people with high body mass in Aotearoa New Zealand