Dr Josh Whittaker

Dr Josh Whittaker

Dr Josh Whittaker

Dr Josh Whittaker is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires at the University of Wollongong. His research focuses on the vulnerability and resilience of human communities to bushfire. Josh specialises in post-bushfire research and has undertaken hundreds of interviews with people affected by bushfires. He has led studies into a number of significant fires including the 2009 Black Saturday fires, the 2017 Sir Ivan fire, the 2018 Tathra fire and the 2019-2020 NSW fires.