Dr. Shrestha is an associate professor of public administration and policy. His research focuses on understanding the problems of developing and sustaining collaborative solutions to institutional collective action problems, emphasizing the role of self-organizing networks and collaborative programs in resolving collective problems involved in the governance and management of local public goods and water systems. Other related research interests include inter-local collaboration, and social-ecological interaction and community sustainability. He is also affiliated with Bioregional Planning & Community Design and Water Resources Program.
M. A., Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 1986.
M. Sc., National Development and Project Planning, University of Bradford, UK, 1991.
Ph. D., Public Administration, Florida State University, US, 2008