Dr Jason von Meding
Dr Jason von Meding is an author, educator, researcher and activist based in Australia. He uses his position to create a public discourse on disasters that maintains a focus on systems of injustice that underpin vulnerability. Alongside his academic endeavors, Jason writes for non-academic audiences via magazines, online media outlets and blogs.
Articles by this author
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Show Up, Stand Up and Step Up: Bold Action in the Wake of Storms
It is unusual for disasters to garner as much sustained coverage in the media as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have. Authors have been able to explore complex aspects of disasters in more nuanced ways than fleeting public interest generally allows. Whilst it is critical to discuss the issues around...