Dr. Mizan Bustanul Fuady Bisri (Mizan) is a JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow at UNU-IAS. He received a PhD and MA in political science from Kobe University (Japan) as well as an MSc and BSc in urban planning from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB, Indonesia). Prior to joining UNU-IAS, he served as Disaster Monitoring and Analysis Officer at the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre). His research and professional interests range from disaster management, disaster education, humanitarian studies and humanitarian operations, climate change adaptation, and urban planning. As a young scholar, Dr. Bisri has published more than 15 research papers in academic journals or book chapters, most of which are available through Researchgate. Currently, he is exploring the networked politics of the science and policy nexus on disaster management and climate change adaptation in Southeast Asian countries through social network analysis, discourse network analysis, and various fundamental political science and public administration theories. He is also affiliated with Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) as a young scientist fellow and, in the past, was active in the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UN-MGCY), which represents youth constituents in various UN-related processes.


United Nations University, Japan