MR DAVID FLOOD CHAVEZ
MR DAVID FLOOD CHAVEZ

MR DAVID FLOOD CHAVEZ

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About

University of Aberdeen, St Mary's Building, Elphinstone Rd, Aberdeen AB24 3TU

Biography

David has a forest engineer background with a master degree on Environmental Partnership Management from the University of Aberdeen. David has six years of experience in public projects related to sustainable cities and socioenvironmental conflict management in Peru. Since May 2019, he is doing a PhD at the University of Aberdeen in the department of Human Geography in collaboration with Curtin University (Australia). More recently he has been hired as a Teaching Assistant for the Geography and Environment department at the University of Aberdeen. 

External Memberships

Associate Fellow of the HEA (AFHEA)

Research

Research Overview

Sustainable cities, urban ecosystem services, political ecology, sustainable tourism, sustainability transitions, and evolutionary economic geography.

Research Specialisms

  • Economic Geography
  • Environmentalism
  • Tourism

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

Sustainability transitions in tourism in the Margaret River region (WA, Australia). The research is carried out based on two main theories: evolutionary economic geography and multilevel perspective.

Past Research

The role of local organisations in the conservation of endangered urban ecosystems. As an result of that research project, we published a paper "The urban political ecology of fog oases in Lima, Peru"

The urban political ecology of fog oases in Lima, Peru — The University of Aberdeen Research Portal (elsevier.com)

Funding and Grants

Awarded in 2017 with the Presidente de la Republica scholarship granted by the Peruvian government.

Awarded in 2019 with the Aberdeen - Curtin Alliance scholarship.

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Teaching assistant in the following courses: 

GG1010, GG2014, GG3057, GG5071, GG5072, GG1512, GG2509, GG3573, GG3578, GG5557, GG5571