Mr. Abhishek Parajuli
Statebuilding Political Economy Political economy and international political economy
Abhishek graduated first in his class at Dartmouth, an Ivy League University in the United States, as both class valedictorian (highest cumulative GPA) and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honors Society. He earned numerous awards including citations in American Politics and Quantitative Political Analysis as well as the Government Department’s Ward Memorial Prize for excellence in International Relations and Comparative Government. He has served as Nepal’s Youth Ambassador to the United Nations and worked as a Research Associate at the Constituent Assembly. At Dartmouth, Abhi was a voting member of the Advisory Committee on Investor Relations and an opinion columnist for the student newspaper where his articles focused on American Politics and development economics.
At Oxford, Abhi is a member of the Strategy and Resource committee at Nuffiled College and a member of the College's governing body. His research focuses on the political economy of development with a focus on corruption.