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Fernando Briones


Fernando Briones

Center for Science and Technology Policy Research
University of Colorado
Boulder 1333 Grandview Avenue
UCB 488
Boulder, CO 80309-0488


Fernando Briones is a Research Affiliate at Center for Science and Technology Policy Research of the University of Colorado, Boulder. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from The School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales), Paris, France.

He has been researcher and consultant in Mexico, collaborator and lecturer of international organizations in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

At CSTPR, he has co-directing (with Max Boykoff) the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre Fellowship program.

His work focuses on disaster risk reduction, the understanding of risk perception, social vulnerability, resilience and the applicability of public policies on climate change adaptation. His articles, books and reports have been mainly developed with research in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Central America and the Caribbean Islands.