Cameron Atkinson

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Cameron Atkinson

PhD Candidate

Social Sciences , Sandy Bay Campus

03 62262331 (phone)

Cameron Atkinson is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Sciences and a member of the Disaster Resilience Research Group. His interests lie in disaster resilience and disaster policy. His research is centered around critical infrastructure resilience/ protection, and the construction of disaster resilient communities in Tasmania.


Cameron completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tasmania in 2011, majoring in Political Science and International Relations. He then returned in 2017 to undertake a Masters in Public Policy before commencing candidature in 2020.

Career summary


DegreeThesis titleUniversityCountryAwarded
Bachelor of Arts   Tasmania Australia Nov 2011
Master of Public Policy Australian Disaster Governance: Neoliberal Governmentality, Biopolitics and the Construction of Disaster Resilient Communities. Tasmania Australia Nov 2019


Professional practice

Disaster Resilience Research Group.


Disaster Resilience, Critical Infrastructure Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation