• Doctor of Education (EDD) on “Educational Leadership and Policy Studies”, UVM (2014-2019). • Master’s degree (MPA) in Public Administration from Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2007. • Master’s degree (MA) in Sociology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2005. • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science, Economics and English from University of North Bengal, India, 2001. • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from Loyola College of Education, Sikkim, University of North Bengal, India, 2003.
Work Experience: • Education Counselor, Vermont assistance Student Corporation • Assistant Principal, St. Xavier’s High School, Kathmandu, Nepal • Assistant Principal, Bhutanese Refugee Camp School, Nepal
Community Engagement: • Current board member of Community Health Centers of Burlington (2021 June-Present). • Serving as president of Druk International Shito-Ryu Karate Do Association (2017-Present).
Dissertation Works: • Socio-cultural and economic aspects of Tamang (MA), 2005 • Bhutanese refugee camp management in Nepal (MPA), 2007 • Doctoral dissertation focusing on refugee students’ challenges to access higher education in the U.S, 2019.
Other Publications (co-author):
• Proposing a Model for Conducting Ethical and Humanizing Education Research with Families with Refugee Experiences. • Examining the Complexity of Family-professional Partnerships between Refugee Families and Children’s Teachers. • Your Eyes Open and so do Your Ears”: Centering Knowledge of Families with Refugee Backgrounds during a Follow-up Interview • Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) and several forums
Awards: • Susan Brody Hasazi Doctoral Dissertation Award 2020, The University of Vermont. • Outstanding Community Partner Award “CELO Award” 2021, The University of Vermont. • Quality Leader Award 2011, World Council for Total Quality Excellence in Education (WCTQEE], India. Leadership Training Graduate of Vermont Leadership Institute (2015-2016): Snelling Center for
Government. Other Training and Skills: Karate Instructor US National Karate Referee US Soccer Referee
Family Former refugee from Bhutan. A family of 5 – me, spouse, and three boys. Eldest son now at Senior year at UVM and two other boys at elementary school, Burlington School District.
Hobbies Photography, hiking, and skiing starting soon Sports Karate and soccer
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