Our Team

  • Jeevan Baniya, PhD

    Jeevan Baniya, PhD

    Assistant Director and Researcher

    jbaniya@soscbaha.org

    Jeevan Baniya received his PhD in Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway, and his Master’s degree from GSIS Ajou University, South Korea.    In Social Science Baha/CESLAM, he is involved in proposal writing, designing research, analysis a.. More >
  • Arjun Kharel, PhD

    Arjun Kharel, PhD

    Researcher

    akharel@ceslam.org

    Arjun Kharel holds both a PhD and a Master’s in sociology from Kansas State University, USA. He also completed a Master’s in English and a Bachelor’s in English and political science from Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal. For his doctoral dissertation, he e.. More >
  • Manju Gurung

    Manju Gurung

    Research Associate

    mgurung@ceslam.org

    Manju Gurung holds Master’s degree in sociology from Tribhuvan University (TU), and a Bachelor’s in education from Maiya Devi Girls College in Bharatpur, Chitwan. She is currently working as a Research Associate with CESLAM, and has conducted numerous re.. More >
  • Mohammad Sabir Hussain Ansari

    Mohammad Sabir Hussain Ansari

    Research Associate

    mansari@ceslam.org

    Mohammad Sabir Hussain Ansari holds an MPhil in public policy from the Central Department of Public Administration, Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal. His particular focus was on local self-governance and NGOs management in Nepal. He has completed his Master’s in b.. More >
  • Ratna Kambang

    Ratna Kambang

    Research Associate

    rkambang@ceslam.org

    Ratna Kumari Kambang holds a Master's degree in sociology from Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal, and a Bachelor's degree in the humanities & social sciences from Mechi Multiple Campus, Jhapa, Nepal. She has worked for CESLAM for almost four years and has conducted n.. More >
  • Swarna Kumar Jha

    Swarna Kumar Jha

    Research Associate

    sjha@ceslam.org

    Swarna Kumar Jha holds a Master’s degree in sociology from Tribhuvan University (TU), Kathmandu, Nepal. He has been involved in various research studies, such as ‘The rural livelihoods and the climate change adaptations in the Himalayas’ and ‘Analys.. More >
  • Amrita Gurung

    Amrita Gurung

    Research Associate

    agurung@ceslam.org

    Amrita Gurung has a Master’s degree in political science, and is also a graduate of Nepa School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Her recent publications include, ‘Labour migration and the remittance economy: The socio-political impact’ (2017), and ‘Vio.. More >
  • Binod Dulal

    Binod Dulal

    Research Associate

    bdulal@ceslam.org

    Binod Dulal completed a Master’s degree in sociology from the Central Department of Sociology at Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal, and specialised in gender and development studies. He also completed his Bachelor’s degree in sociology from TU. Binod currently w.. More >
  • Nilima Rai

    Nilima Rai

    Research Associate

    nrai@ceslam.org

    Nilima Rai holds a Master’s degree in development studies (gender, human rights and conflict studies from social justice perspectives) from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University, The Netherlands. She was a Wim Deetman Studiefond (WDS) f.. More >
  • Rajita Dhungana

    Rajita Dhungana

    Research Associate

    rdhungana@ceslam.org

    Rajita Dhungana has a Master’s in Development Studies from Kathmandu University (KU), and is currently working as Research Associate at CESLAM. Prior to this, she worked at a Non-Government Organisation, and was an important member of programs related to migration and eme.. More >
  • Bhimkala Limbu

    Bhimkala Limbu

    Research Associate

    blimbu@ceslam.org

    Bhim Kala Limbu holds a Master’s degree in anthropology from Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal, and a Bachelor’s degree in English and sociology from Mahindra Multiple Campus, Dharan, Nepal. She currently works for CESLAM and is involved in all aspects of research, a.. More >
  • Bipin Upadhyaya

    Bipin Upadhyaya

    Statistician

    bupadhyaya@ceslam.org

    Bipin Upadhyaya completed his Master’s degree in statistics from TribhuvanUniversity (TU), Nepal. His Master’s degree dissertation focused on the effect of major variables in the production of vegetables in Nepal, by applying the Cobb-Douglas production function. He.. More >
  • Dogendra Tumsa

    Dogendra Tumsa

    Statistician

    dtumsa@ceslam.org

    Dogendra Tumsa (Limbu) completed his Master’s degree in statistics from the Central Department of Statistics, TribhuvanUniversity (TU). He has worked as a field supervisor, data entry operator, and enumerator on various projects carried out by the Nepal Academy of Science.. More >