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Submissions from 2017

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Developed Toast, Modern Laundry: Nepali Household Appliance Discourses, Maureen McCord, Wellesley College

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Power to the Period: The Role of Menstruation in Nepal’s Formal Workplace, Johannah Mitchell, Cornell University

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The Business of Brandy: The Changing Roles of Women in Apple Brandy Production in Lower Mustang, Nepal, Madeline Sachs, Yale University

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Kali Gandaki: The Road from Lower Mustang to a Global Food Market, Austin Van Wart, University of Wisconsin- Madison

Submissions from 2016

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Relocation, Resistance and Resilience: Squatter Community Responses to Government Intervention for Urban Development in Kathmandu, Reilly Brooks, Rice University

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Annapurna’s Porters: Labor Conditions and the Factors that Shape Them, Ari Grant-Sasson, Middlebury College

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Street Art in Kathmandu as a Tool for Activism and Social Change, Madison Minchin, University of Redlands

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Demise From Within: Factionalism in Maoist Parliamentary Politics in Nepal, Jehdeiah Mixon, Colgate University

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Dropping In: The emergence of skateboard culture in urban Nepal, Olivia Pincince, Brown University

Submissions from 2015

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An Expanding Financial Sector: Continuity and Change Among Dhikur Groups in Lower Mustang, Anna Misenti, Occidental College

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Nutrition and Education in an Urbanizing Nation, Molly Pritz, Bates College

Eating Out in Kathmandu: Restaurant Business and Nepal’s Urban Middle Class, Jessica Reid, Saint Michael’s College

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Western Farmers’ Markets in Kathmandu: Vendor Perspectives, Caroline Saunders, Vanderbilt University

The Challenge of Representing Community: Designing Content in Radio Sagarmatha and Community Radio Madanpokhara, Wesley Wright, Hope College

Submissions from 2014

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Queering Health Education: Health Education Initiatives within Sexual and Gender Minority Communities in the Kathmandu Valley, Zoe Huston, Colgate University

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Nepali Corporate Culture of Giving: Investigating Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility, Taylor Knoop, College of Wooster

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Not Just A Formality: How Inefficient Bureaucracy and Government Distrust Fuel Nepal’s Informal Economy, Anders Karl Lindgren, Amherst College

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Resisting For the River: Local Struggle Against the Proposed Saptakoshi River Dam, Janika Oza, Wesleyan College

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From Holy to Holistic: Working Towards Integrated Management of the Bagmati River Corridor, Lauren Platman, Whitman College

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Economic equity in the Annapurna Conservation Area: Effects of government and community-based organizations, Hanna Seltz, Bard College

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Let’s Talk About Sex, and What Happens When We Don’t: How Limited Sex Education in Nepal’s Government Schools Affects Women in Arranged Marriages, Isabelle Stillman, Middlebury College

Submissions from 2013

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A Shift in the Sector: International and National Volunteer Development Strategies in Modern Nepal, Megan Barrie, University of Colorado At Boulder

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Food from Foreigners: Examining Expatriate Entrepreneurship in the Food Sector of Nepal, Melanie R. Couchman, Kenyon College

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“hariyo ban Nepalko dhan” (“Nepal’s Wealth is the Green Forest”): The People’s Participation in Structuring Sustainable Development through Community Forestry, Natasha Eulberg, Gettysburg College

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Old and Alone: Analyzing the Developed and Inherent Social Avenues for Elderly in a Modernizing Society, Haley Sanner, Davidson College

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Himalayan Heritage: Local Organization and the Role of Tradition in the Community Development of the Thakali People, Erik Svedberg, George Washington University

Submissions from 2012

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Fund My Trip: Is Outmigration Changing the Functioning of Microfinance in Rural Areas?, Vadim A. Berg, George Washington University

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The Costs of Class: Private Schooling, Parental Choice, and Class Aspirations among Kathmandu’s Working Poor, Andrew Chen, University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Too Much Weed: Invasive Species in Chitwan National Park, Laura Nelson, University of Minnesota

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Seeds of Change The Development of Apple Farming in Mustang A Documentary Film, Gretchen Powers, University of Vermont

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Person, Place, and Pronoun: an Examination of the Idiosyncratic Pronoun use and Language Ideologies in Dabhung Thanti, Nepal, Martha Schwarz, Brandeis University

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Do No Harm: Perceptions of Short-term Health Camps in Nepal, Dena Seabrook, University of Washington

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Himalayan Metal of Death: Heavy Metal and Middle Class Social Identity in Kathmandu, Kyle Smucker, The College of Wooster

Submissions from 2011

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A Geologic Guide to the Gokyo Ri Trek: Its Hazards, Nepal’s Hindrances, Allison Bolger

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Cost of the Connoisseur’s Cup: Power Dynamics in a Tea Factory’s Conversion to Organic Production, Karen Gardner, Bard College

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The Hands Behind the Handicraft: How “Fair” is Fair Trade?, Carly Hubbard, Point Loma Nazarene University

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Sherpa Inc. The Cultural Commoditization of the Sherpa Identity, Melissa Mittelman, Middlebury College

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Let's Talk About It: Political Relationships in Nepal, Benjamin Wolf Lehr Mueser, Goucher College

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Pulling the Cash From Cashmere: Reviving Nepal's Pashmina, Corinne Prevot, Middlebury College

Submissions from 2010

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DEVELOPING THE SACRED: Local & Global Bikas in the Nepali Bhotkhola, Clayton Andrew Roger Hawkins Lewis, New York University

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Sticks and Stones: The Strategic Use of Development by the Maoists in the Mobilization of Nepal‘s Rural Population, Iyla Shornstein, Binghamton University

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Cosmopolitan Romance in Nepal: An Investigation of Young Newari Women’s Emerging View of Marriage and Dating, Rachel Williams, Whitman College

Submissions from 2009

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Tradition in Transition: Tharu Traditional Governing System in Post-Conflict Nepal, Briana Bellamy, Bryn Mawr College

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A New Kind of Middle Man: Looking at Fair Trade in Nepal, Julia Wilber, Hamilton College

Submissions from 2008

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The Exchange at Halesi: A Sacred Place and a Societal Context, Ethan Gohen, Brandeis University

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The Moving Landscape: Perspectives on Place, Emily Goughary, Hamilton College

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Present-Tense Tradition: The Conflict Over Commodification in Sauraha, Nepal, William Litton, Brown University

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A History in Limbo: A Human Rights Perspective on Conflict-Ridden Nepal, Claire Mueller, Tufts University

Submissions from 2007

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Leprosy: A Study of Identity Through a “Marginalized” Population, Aarti Bhatt, Marquette University

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Gaaro: Nepali Women Tell Their Stories, Sarah Cramer, Harvard University

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People Moving Matters: Theorizing Tourism and Migration on the Nepali ‘Periphery’, Adam Linnard, Dalhousie University

Submissions from 2006

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War Over Water: Water, Poverty, and Conflict, Tyker McMahon, Colorado College

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‘Like a Parrot Screaming in Its Cage’ Activism and Empowerment in Nepal’s Bhutanese Refugee Community, Elena Phoutrides, Boston College

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Development, Civil Society and the Conflict in Nepal, Shan Rehman, Hampshire College

Submissions from 2004

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Just Behind the Mountain: Refugee Children Imagine Tibet, Emma Tobin, Hampshire College