Rajib Timalsina  (Tribhuvan University)

Rajib Timalsina is assistant professor at the Department of Conflict, Peace and Development Studies (CPDS), Tribhuvan University where he lectures on Peace Research Methods, power and politics, and local governance policies.  

He was tenured as permanent faculty at the university in July 2017. Mr. Timalsina is also an expert contributor and visiting lecturer for the Armed Police Command and Staff College in Kathmandu. For 2018 – 2020 tenure he is serving as Governing Council Member at the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) representing Asia-Pacific region. He is co-convener of the IPRA Commission called ‘Pathways to Peace and Justice”. He has served as research consultant to several projects pertaining to the peace process, safe migration, livelihood, education, and local governance, gender, social justice and inclusion in post conflict scenario in Nepal and South Asia. In 2013, he was awarded the Nepal Bidya Bhusan from the President of Nepal for academic excellence. 

At the moment, Mr. Timalsina is serving as co-director of Citizen-Led Assessment model in Nepal called Annual Status of Education Report in Nepal (ASER-Nepal). He is also a non-violent communication practitioner and currently supporting a ‘culture of peace in schools’ project in Kathmandu to contribute more peaceful classroom teaching techniques. 

Rajib is a Co-Investigator on the Phase 2 project ‘Examining Interpretations of Civic National Values by Young People‘ (Kenya and Nepal).