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Teresa Deubelli-Hwang


Equity and Justice Research Group

Population and Just Societies


Systemic Risk and Resilience Research Group

Advancing Systems Analysis


Teresa M. Deubelli-Hwang is a researcher jointly associated with the Systemic Risk and Resilience Research Group of the IIASA Advancing Systems Analysis Program, the Equity and Justice Research Group of the IIASA Population and Just Societies Program, and the Strategic Initiatives Program. She first joined IIASA in April 2019 as part of the former Risk and Resilience Program.

At IIASA, she co-leads the Tools for Raising and Understanding Trust in Systems Science through Citizen Engagement (TRUST) Project, an IIASA strategic initiative exploring linkages between participation-driven science and attitudes towards science among the participating public as principal investigator. Her work at IIASA also includes research and stakeholder engagement on building resilience and managing climate-related risks, including through risk finance and insurance, for the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance and the EU-funded Cross-sector Dialogue for Wildfire Risk Management (FIRELOGUE). She previously worked on a systems innovation approach for the Climate-KIC 'Forging Resilience' Deep Demonstration, and as a facilitator of the IIASA-International Science Council (ISC) Consultative Science Platform.

Prior to joining IIASA, she worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as well as at the European Commission Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO).

She has a transdisciplinary background in public policy and comparative governance analysis, and has studied Political Science, East Asian Studies, and Development Studies at the University of Vienna, Austria; Sciences Po Paris, France; and at Seoul National University, Korea.

Last update: 11 OCT 2022