Peter McGowran

Avoidable Deaths Network

Intern: Mr. Peter McGowran

A PhD student in the Department of Geography at King’s College London. Before starting the PhD, Peter completed Human Geography (BA Hons) and MSc Disaster Management and Sustainable Development degrees at Northumbria University. At Northumbria, he also worked on developing the Northumbria-based Disaster and Development Society, which was focussed on raising awareness of disaster and development related issues in the North-East of England and beyond. His current research is focussed on landslides and Disaster Risk Management in the Darjeeling Himalayas, India. His PhD title is – Assemblage Theory and Disaster Risk Management: Politics and landslides in Kalimpong, India. Peter’s ambition is to advocate for equitable management of disaster risk as part of sustainable development planning.