Jeevan Baniya, PhD

Designation: Assistant Director and Researcher

Jeevan Baniya received his PhD in Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway. His PhD dissertation was on ‘Civil society, social movements and democratisation: A case study of Nepal (2014). He completed MA from GSIS Ajou University, South Korea.

In Social Science Baha/CESLAM, he is involved in proposal writing, planning and implementing research and writing, coordinating research projects, mentoring researchers, and liaising with partners and stakeholders, among other. He has also been serving as a faculty member at Tribhuvan University (TU) where he teaches masters and PhD degree courses.

He served as an Expert Member of a ‘Task Force’ formed by Hon. Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS), Gokarna Bista. He also worked for the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the Government of Nepal, as a Social Inclusion and Grievance Management Advisor for the Rural Housing Reconstruction Programme (RHRP). Currently, he is involved as a Co-Investigator in collaborative projects, ‘After the Earth's Violent Sway: the tangible and intangible legacies of a natural disaster’ (2017-19), SOAS, University of London; 'Labour, and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction: Construction, Finance and Law as Domains of Social Transformation, University of British Columbia (2017-19) and; States Delivering for Poor People: Improving Outcomes through Stronger Evidence, Implementing partner(s): The University of Manchester & the University of York, UK.

His research interest include public policy, labour and migration, democracy, governance and institutions, conflict and peace, interface between disasters and society and politics, gender and social inclusion (GESI). He has published books, book chapters, articles, and research papers.

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