Centre for Disaster Studies
James Cook University
Yetta Gurtner is a lecturer and researcher with the Centre for Disaster Studies at James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. With a multi-disciplinary background in Southeast Asian Studies, her core research interests include integrated disaster and crisis management, tourism crisis, and sustainable development in disaster recovery.
Related research interests include social impact assessment and an appreciation of dynamic contexts of vulnerability, capacity, adaptation, resilience, mitigation and sustainability, particularly within developing nations.