Babette leads 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).

Apart from book chapters and scientific papers in journals, she has co-edited Gender and Natural Resource Management: Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions (Routledge, 2012) and Water Rights and Social Justice in Mekong Waters (Routledge, 2011).

In previous years, she led and co-managed IDRC-supported competitive research grants projects such as Gender and Social Analysis in Environment and Development (SAGA), 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.

Among her professional publications, she has co-authored studies on knowledge gaps in climate adaptation in Southeast Asia for ISET-IDRC-DFID ; on gender and the adoption of the system of rice intensification in Cambodia for Oxfam America; and on gender, migration and development for the UNDP Asia-Pacific Human Development Report, 2010.

She served as a member of the management team of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water & Food and as a member of the Sector Monitoring Group of AusAID’s Agriculture and Rural Development Initiatives in Cambodia.

Babette was formerly Associate Professor of Gender & Development Studies at the School of Environment, Resources & Development of the Asian Institute of Technology, a regional post-graduate institution in Thailand. She also received her masters and doctoral degrees in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague.

Publications authored externally to SEI

  • Resurrección, B., Sajor, E., Rutmanee O., Damaso, J., Contreras A., and Van Hue, L.T. 2015. Adapting to climate change in peri-urban Southeast Asia. International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Final Technical Report (Sept 2015).
  • Lund, R., Doneys, P., Resurreccion, B. (eds). 2015. Gendered Entanglements: Revisiting Gender in Rapidly Changing Asia (Gendering Asia). Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (July 2015).
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette P. (2015) ‘Persistent Women and Environmental Linkages in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Agendas’, Women’s Studies International Forum, 2013, 40, 33–43. In B. Susan (ed) Gender and the Environment (2015). London & New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis.
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette P. (2012) ‘The Gender and Climate Debate: More of the Same or New Ways of Doing and Thinking?’ In L. Elliot and M. Caballero-Anthony (eds) Human Security and Climate Change in Southeast Asia. London & New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis.
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette P. and Sajor, Edsel E. (2012) ‘The Smokescreen Effect: Dimensions of Climate, Migration and Security,’ in L Elliot (ed), Climate Change, Migration and Human Security in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Nanjang Technological University, pp 60-73.
  • Ongsakul, Rutmanee, Resurreccion, Bernadette P., Sajor, Edsel (2012). ‘Normalizing Masculinities in Water Resource Management in Thailand’ International Journal of Public Administration Vol 35 pp 577-586. (Routledge,Taylor and Francis)
  • K. M. Rabiul Karim, Maria Emmelin, Bernadette P. Resurreccion & Sarah Wamala (2012): Water Development Projects and Marital Violence: Experiences From Rural Bangladesh, Health Care for Women International, Vol 33, No. 3, pp 200-216
  • Onta, Nisha and Resurreccion, Bernadette P. (2011), ‘The Gender and Caste Relations of Climate Adaptation: Emerging Change and Persistent Continuities’ Mountain Research and Development, Vol 31 No 4. (International Mountain Society)
  • Lazarus, K., Resurreccion, B. Nga Dao, Badenoch, N., eds. (2011) Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region. London: Earthscan, Routledge, Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-84971-188-3.
  • Ge Jinghua, Resurreccion, Bernadette, Elmhirst, Rebecca (2011). ‘Return Migration and the Reiteration of Gender Norms in Water Management Politics: Insights from a Chinese Village.’ Geoforum (Special Issue on Feminist Political Ecology) Vol 42 No 2, pp 133-142 (Blackwell Publishing).
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette and Sajor, Edsel (2011) ‘Cross-scaling Gender in Migration, Technology and Global Markets: The Case of Shrimp Farming in Thailand.’ In T Truong and D Gasper (eds) Transnational Migration and Human Security: The Migration-Development-Security Nexus. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer, pp 183-195.
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette (2010). ‘Beyond Cloak Words, Toolkits and Gender Myths: “Gender, Environment and Development” and Integrative Learning at the Asian Institute of Technology. Gender, Technology and Development. Vol 14 No. 1 (Sage Publications)
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette and Sajor, Edsel (2010). ‘Not a Real Worker.’ Gendering Migrants in Thailand’s Shrimp Farms. International Migration Review. Vol 48 No. 6 (Wiley Publishers
  • Tira Foran, Resurreccion, Bernadette Chalotorn Kansantisukmongkol, Uma Wirutskulshai & Kittima Leeruttanawisut (2010) Rapid Sustainability Assessment of Mekong Electricity Planning: Using Section I of the 2009 Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (Thailand case study).
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette (2009) ‘Gender Trends in Migration and Employment in Southeast Asia, in T Devasahayam (ed). Gender Trends in Southeast Asia. Women Now, Women in the Future. Singapore: ISEAS
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette with Fajber, Liz and Sajor, Edsel (2008) “Climate Change Adaptation in Southeast Asia: Gaps in Research and Knowledge.” ISET/IDRC/DFID Project on Climate Change Adaptation in Asia.
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette (2008) The Gender Dimensions of the Adoption of the Systems of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Cambodia. Oxfam America. Resurreccion, Bernadette and Elmhirst, Rebecca, eds. (2008). Gender and Natural Resource Management: Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions. London: Earthscan, Routledge, Taylor & Francis.
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette (2008) ‘Gender Mainstreaming in the Tonle Sap Region: Three Myths,’ O. Varis, M. Keskinen, M Kumme (eds), The Modern Myths on the Mekong. Helsinki: Helsinki University of Technology Press.
  • Elmhirst, Rebecca and Resurreccion, Bernadette (2006) “Introduction,” Special Issue on Gender and Environmental Governance, Vol 10 No 1, Gender, Technology & Development (Sage Publications).
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette (2006). ‘”Edging Women Out?” Gender, Agency and Identity in Philippine Upland Development,” Development and Change, Vol 37 No. 2 (Blackwell Publications).
  • Resurreccion, Bernadette (2006). ‘Rules, Roles and Rights: Gender, Participation and Community Fisheries Management in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Region, International Journal of Water Resources Development Vol 22 No 3. (Taylor & Francis Publishers).