RESEARCH

Principal Investigator
April 2020 –March 2022 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Impact of Relationship Factors on Physical and Psychological Health and Wellbeing

April 2018 –March 2019 Templeton Religion Trust, National Opinion Research Center(NORC), University of Chicago

International Social Survey Program Religion IV study: Cross National Comparative Study of Religion in Nepal

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

July 2020 -

April 2025

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Interdisciplinary Research Training Program for International Population Science.

July 2020 -

February 2025

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Intergenerational Influences on Marriage, Contraception, and Childbearing.

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 Eye Institute

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.

October 2007 - September 2012 National Science Foundation

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