Balfour Spence

Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies (ADES)
  • Ph.D.


Dr. Spence joined the ADES Department from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica in 2008 after 12 years lecturing in the Department of Geography and Geology. He researches and publishes extensively on issues related to disaster risk communication, disaster risk assessment, disaster and development as well as environmental management and food security. His teaching and research experience covers the Caribbean region but also Indonesia. Dr. Spence has also supervised and examined several PhD and Masters researchers in the Caribbean