About SERVIR-Mekong

Dr. Bernadette Resurreccion

Dr. Bernadette Resurreccion

Senior Research Fellow (Gender Specialist), SEI

Dr. Bernadette P. Resurrección is Senior Research Fellow of the Stockholm Environment Institute – Asia Centre and gender specialist for the SERVIR-Mekong Project. She has over 15 years of experience doing research and capacity building on gender, environment, and development. She is also a founding member and steering committee member of the Mekong Program on Environment, Water and Resilience (M-POWER; see mpowernetwork.org), a network of about 22 Mekong-based research and civil society organizations engaged in multi-stakeholder dialogues on water governance since 2003.

She has advised doctoral students working on various social dimensions of gender, environment and climate change adaptation in Vietnam, Nepal, and Nigeria. Bernadette has led sponsored projects on climate adaptation, gender and water stresses in peri-urban Southeast Asia (IDRC), mobility and disasters in Philippine coastal areas (The Research Council of Norway), and the Mekong research fellowships program on water governance (CPWF-M-POWER-AusAID).

In previous years, she led and co-managed IDRC-supported competitive research grants projects such as Gender and Social Analysis in Environment and Development, Bio-innovation for Poverty Alleviation, as well as EU-supported Asia Link Projects on Gender, Migration and Sustainable Development, and Gender, Development and Public Policy in Asia.

Bernadette was formerly an Associate Professor at the School of Environment, Resources & Development of the Asian Institute of Technology, an international post-graduate institution in Thailand.

She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University in the Netherlands.