(Last updated : 2024-03-04 12:08:03)
  GOMEZ Oscar A.
   Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Education
1. 2008/04~2011/03 〔Doctorial Course〕 Human Security, Graduate School Division of Human and Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Completed, Doctoral degree (Environmental Studies)
2. 2006/04~2008/03 〔Master Course〕 Human Security, Graduate School Division of Human and Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Completed, Master degree (Environmental Studies)
3. 1997/01~2002/12 Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Colombia, Graduated
■ Message
Message to undergraduate students: The university is an exceptional place to explore many different ways through which we humans try to make sense of our world. Leave your comfort zone as often as possible and enjoy. Message to graduate school students: Find interesting questions and devote yourself to their answers. Write and discuss your ideas frequently with all types of persons. Make a habit of carefully listening to others.
■ Current specialized field
International Relations, Disasters, Environmental policy (Key Word:Global governance, human security, humanitarianism, constructivism, disasters, displacement, epidemics, famine, international cooperation, climate change, adaptation, development, crisis, emergency, nexus, East Asia, Latin America, ethics) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2024/02/13 Book The Latin American experience: inequality's role in shaping humanitarianism Handbook on Humanitarianism and Inequality pp.458-473 (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2024/02/13 Book International humanitarianism in East Asia Handbook on Humanitarianism and Inequality pp.411-425 (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2023/11/29 Article Global social challenges for development studies in the Crisis in the Anthropocene Global Social Challenges Journal 2(2),pp.229-246 (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2023/07/21 Article Students’ perspectives of sustainable development goals in a Japanese higher education institute International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 25(1),pp.182-201 (Collaboration)  Link
5. 2023/01/21 Article Solidarity and Human Insecurity: Interpreting and Extending the HDRO’s 2022 Special Report on Human Security Journal of Human Development and Capabilities  (Collaboration)  Link
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2023/09~ Japan Society for Humanitarian Action Studies Link
2. 2020/04~ Japan Association of International Relations
3. 2017/10~ International Studies Association
4. 2016/03~ International Humanitarian Studies Association
5. 2012/06~2018/06 Human Development and Capability Association
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2024/02/13 The Japan Society for Humanitarian Action Studies and the Decolonizing Humanitarianism debate (1st Japan Society for Humanitarian Action Studies conference)
2. 2023/12/20 Is non-colonial humanitarianism possible? A view from the periphery (ISA Global South Caucus conference)
3. 2023/12/03 Human security as a guide for development planning: the case of the Colombian National Development Plan 2022-2026 (13th Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Human Security Studies)
4. 2023/11/12 The General in His Labyrinth: Colombia’s convoluted path towards the giving-side of international cooperation (Japan Society for International Development)
5. 2023/11/05 Global South agency through humanitarian crises—Latin American experiences (International Humanitarian Studies Association conference 2023)
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2018/07~2021/03  Comparative Study of Global Policies on Humanitarian Crisis  (Key Word : )
■ Educational ability
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2013/02 Human Security Guidance Note
■ Committee and society
1. 2020/04/01~2021/03/31 JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute Visiting fellow Link
2. 2018/07/17~ International Network of Disaster Studies Conference, Iwate University, Harvard University and Tsinghua University, to be held Steering Committee member
3. 2017/06~ Humanitarian Encyclopedia, Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), Geneva. Scientific Committee member Link
■ External Researcher ID