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School of Planning and Architecture, Department of Architectural Conservation

Research Interests

Geography with specialisation in natural hazards and disasters


Shabana Khan is a World Social Science Fellow on Risk Interpretation and Action with the International Social Science Council, and a visiting faculty member at the School of Planning and Architecture. Shabana is pursuing research on water issues in megacities, and communications in disaster recovery and reconstruction in Uttarakhand, India. Her previous research has looked into water-related hazards, vulnerability and governance in Dwarka as part of the EU project Chance2Sustain with the University of Amsterdam, and accreditation of disaster management training, education and research in India with SEEDS Technical Consultancy Services. She has also worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Geography of the University of Delhi, as research fellow at the School of Planning and Architecture, as researcher at the New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute and as a visiting scholar at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Sciences in New Zealand.