Rajiv Ghimire is an interdisciplinary scholar with a focus on issues related to global development, climate and energy, adaptation and resilience, public policy, and the social studies of science, technology, innovation, and futures. With a background in environmental science, Ghimire’s recent scholarship has been around human and social dimensions of global change and environmental governance. Currently serving as a guest editor and author in special journal issues on Everyday Adaptation (Ecology and Society) and Imaginaries and Environmental Governance (The Professional Geographer), Ghimire has published his work in a wide range of academic venues and has over a decade of teaching and professional experience.
Ghimire R., Khatri-Chhetri A. & Chhetri N. (2022). Institutional innovation for climate smart agriculture: Assessment of climate smart village approach in Nepal. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems.
Berbes-Blazquez M., Schoon M., Benessaiah K., Bennett E., Peterson G., & Ghimire R. (2022). Resilience in the times of COVID: What the response to the COVID pandemic teaches us about resilience principles. Ecology & Society
Ghimire, R., & Chhetri, N. (2021). Coproductive imaginaries for climate change adaptation: A case of adaptation initiatives in the Gandaki River Basin, Western Nepal. The Professional Geographer, 1-11.
Ghimire R., Anbar N. & Chhetri N. (2021). The impact of public deliberation on climate change opinions among U.S. citizens. Frontiers in Political Science, 3, 13.
Chhetri N., Ghimire R., Wagner M. & Wang M. (2020). Global citizen deliberation: Case of world-wide views on climate and energy. Energy Policy, 147, 111892.
PhD, Arizona State University (human and social dimensions of science and technology)
MS, Tribhuvan University (environmental science)
BS, Tribhuvan University (environmental science)