Pushpa Kamal Subedi, PhD

Highly skilled, energetic and flexible research scientist with experience in conducting and communicating research and analysis, involving demography, culture and development, gerontology, public health, religion and public policy. Special interest in research design; qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis; evaluation of policies, programs and projects; liaising with stakeholders; preparing technical and academic write-up; and general program/project support, management and coordination

Title: Professor and Head

Address: 37 Samrachanna Marg, 14-Kalanki, Nepal

Email: pksubedi@cdrd.edu.np/p.k.subedi@gmail.com

Academic Degree: PhD and MPhil in Sociology (UK); M. Sc. in Statistics, LLB (Criminology) (TU), and B. Ed. in Teaching Mathematics (TU)

Work History:

2016 to date: Professor, Central Department of Rural Development, Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal

2013-2016: Professor, Central Department of Population Studies, TU, Nepal

2009-2013: Associate Professor, Central Department of Population Studies, TU, Nepal

1993 to 2013: Assistant Professor, Central Department of Population Studies, TU, Nepal.

1987-1993: Lecturer, Department of Statistics, TU, Nepal

1986 to 987: Statistician at Trade Promotion Centre, Nepal

1985 to 1986: Assistant Statistician at Central Bureau of Statistics, Government of Nepal.

Major Publications:

2016: Health and Social Vulnerability of Adolescents in Nepal, University of Mahidol

2012a. The Politics of Human Reproduction in Rural Nepal. Kathmandu, Ratna Pushtak Publication

2011b. Foundation for Scientific Research (With Introduction to SPSS for Data Analysis). Kathmandu: Ratnapustak Bhandar

2011a.  Social Value System in Nepal. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing

2010c. Social Research Methods. Kathmandu: Kriti Publication

2010a. Quantitative Techniques in Population Studies (Fourth Edition). Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar

Major Research Work:

Team Leader: Integrated Tourism Master Plan (ITEM): Pokhara Metropolitan City, 2019

Team Leader: Survey on Food Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Nepal, 2018

Data Analyst: Court Performance Survey 2011-2016, Canada

Consultant: Socio-Demographic Impact Study of the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal (Sample Size: 3000 households)

Team Leader: Development of Sampling Design and Tools for Nepal Migration Survey 2015

Team Leader: Nepal Ageing Survey 2014 (Sample Size: 7200 households and 8600 elderly aged 60 years and above)

Statistician: Baseline Survey on Socio-Economic Household Survey in Kathmandu Valley Drinking Water Service Areas 2014 (Sample Size: 5000 households)

Team leader: Baseline Study of Functionality of Rural Water Supply Services in Nepal 2014 (Sample Size: 1000 households)

Team Leader: Baseline Study on Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene in Nepal 2013 (Sample Size: 2000 households)

Team Leader: Infant Mortality Situation in Nepal 2014 (Sample Size: 1500 mothers)

Team Leader: Midterm Evaluation of Population Programmes in Nepal 2013: a qualitative study

National Consultant: Formative Evaluation of Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) 2010: a qualitative Study

Team Leader: Endline Survey on the Evaluation of Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) 2011 (Sample Size: 4000 caretakers)

Project Coordinator: Nepal Adolescent and Youth Survey 2010 (Sample Size: 9000 households and 15000 adolescents and youth aged 10-24)

Area of Interest: Anthropological Demography, Fertility, Social Process of Ageing, Research Methodology, Philosophy of Social Science, Rural and Environment