RESEARCH

Principal Investigator
August 2016 -July 2018 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Female Labor Force Participation and Child Outcomes.

October 2017 -September 2020 Department for International Development (DFID) – Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Improving Learning: Developing Measures of Accountability and Evaluating their Association with Students' Gains in Achievement in Nepal

July 2016 -March 2017 MEASURE Evaluation at University of North Carolina

Strengthening Health Facility Operation and Management Committees (HFOMCs) Endline Quantitative Data Collection in Nepal.

September 2016 – August 2018 Columbia University

Family Migration and Early Life Outcomes FAMELO Project: Migrant Interview Augmentation.

July 2015 –June 2020 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Family Migration Context and Early Life Outcomes.

October 2014 - September 2017 Department for International Development (DFID) – Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Labor Outmigration, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security.

April 2014 -March 2015 MEASURE Evaluation at University of North Carolina

Impact Evaluation of a Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and Community Engagement Intervention for Health Facility Operation and Management Committees in Nepal: Quantitative Component.

June 2013 -May 31 2015 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Innovation in the Measurement of Community Contextual Features (Yabiku, PI. Arizona State).

September 2012 - August 2018 National Science Foundation

CNH: Feedbacks between Human Community Dynamics and Socio-ecological Vulnerability in a Biodiversity Hotspot (Yabiku, PI. Arizona State).

September 2009 - August 2011 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Marital Process, Husband-Wife Relations, and Fertility Limitation.

Co-Principal Investigator
October 2010 - September 2012 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Innovative Methods for Obtaining Survey Data from Migrants.

September 2009 - August 2012 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Reciprocal Relations Between Population and Environment.

April 2008 -

March 2013

National Science Foundation

Ideational Influence on Marriage and Childbearing in Nepal.

July 2009 -

June 2011

Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar

Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Values, Behaviors, and Plans.

Investigator
September 2014 -  August 2017 PEER Health (National Academy of Science), a joint program of USAID & National Institute of Health

Investigation of the effectiveness of national clean cookstove program in Nepal in reducing acute respiratory tract infection in ≤5 children.

 

Co-Investigator
September 2017 -

June 2021

National Institute of Mental Health

Understanding the Connections among Genes, Environment, Family Processes, and Mental Health.

September 2017 – August 2019 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Archiving and Documenting Child Health and Human Development Data Sets.

September 2016 -

August 2017

National Institute of Mental Health

Understanding the Connections among Genes, Environment, Family Processes and Mental Health.

October 2015 – September 2016 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Testing a New Approach to Research on Genetics, Environment, Family and Mental Health.

September 2015 – August 2018 National Institute of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS)

Investigation of Ocular Disease and Household Fuels in Kaski District, Nepal.

October 2010 - September 2012 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Innovative Methods for Obtaining Survey Data from Migrants.

September 2009 - August 2012 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Reciprocal Relations Between Population and Environment.

April 2008 -

March 2013

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Ideational Influence on Marriage and Childbearing in Nepal.

October 2007 - September 2012 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Intergenerational Influences on Family Formation in a Changing Social Context.

July 2001 -

May 2007

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Reciprocal Relations between Population and Environment.

September 1999 - August 2004 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Changing Social Context and Family Formation.

International Collaborator
October 2007 - September 2012 National Science Foundation

PIRE Collaborative Research and Training in Social Context, Population Processes, and Environmental Change.