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Dr Jane Rovins PhD, MPH

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology



  • Doctor of Philosophy - Tulane University (2009)
  • Master of Public Health - Tulane University (2001)

Prizes and Awards

  • Innolec Lectureship in Disaster Risk Reduction - Faculty of Science, Masaryk University Czech Republic (2012)
  • Induction into the International Women in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Hall of Fame - International Network of Women in Emergency Management (InWEM) (2015)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs





Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 130.800 Advanced Leadership in Emergency Management 1
  • 130.802 Advanced Leadership in Emergency Management 2
  • 230.703 Techniques and Methods in Evaluation Research

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 0
Co-supervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Jose Sousa-Santos - Doctor of Philosophy
    The nexus between security climate security and state instability; How natural hazards create a permissive environment for insecurity and transnational crime.

Co-supervisor of:

  • Richard Mowll - Doctor of Philosophy
    Quantifying individual and household planning recommendations for infrastructure service delivery in a post-event response and recovery concext

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Nancy Brown - Doctor of Philosophy
    Disaster Resilience in the Hotel Sector: A Mixed Methods Study

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