Pitzer in Nepal Academics
Independent Research Areas
Nepal Independent Study Project Titles
Influences of Altitude on Agriculture and Lifestyles of the Rolwaling Valley Sherpas
People Living With HIV/AIDS in Kathmandu
The Role of Meditation in the Tibetan Buddhist Lineages: A Look at Tibetan Buddhism in Light of a Western Definition of Religion
Tsho Rolpa: The Science, Superstition, and Politics behind Nepal’s Largest Glacial Lake
Lhava vs. Jhankri: Differences in Nepali and Tibetan Shamanism
Food Beliefs and Concepts of Nutrition in Kathmandu Valley and the Impact on Women and Children's Health
The Elephants of Chitwan
Buddhism, As I See It: A Bodhisattva’s First-Hand Account of Buddhists’ Lives Lived in a Monastery
Nepali Shamanism, Tibetan Medicine, and Ayurvedic Medicine in Nepal
The Wandering Soul: Funerary Rituals in the Social Context of Village Life among the Sherpas and Tamangs in Simigaau
“Be Careful Out There… There’s Witches You Know”: An Account of Beliefs and Stories about Witches from Lamabagar and Simigaau
A Study of the Emigration from Jharkot Settlement, Mustang District, Nepal"
Alternative Ways of Looking at Development: A Pseudo Case Study of the Work of Anil Chitrakar
Shortening the Hem Lines - A Look at Fashion Beliefs in Kathmandu
"A ""People's"" War: Pawns in the Battle for Nepal's Future The Impact of the Nepali Civil War on the Residents of Simigaon, Nepal"
The Language Speaks: Case Study of Ethnic Relations and Language Dynamics in a Multilingual Village in Nepal
Modernization is in the Eye of the Beholder: A Case Study of Development in the Village of Bandipur
“Beings like Gods” Stories, beliefs, and superstitions concerning Simigaau ghosts
Let's Talk About Sex, Baby: An Exploratory Study on Sex and Sexuality in Nepali Relationships and Marriages
Community Structure, Relationships Within it, and Responsibility towards it: a Case-study about these Issues in
One Middle Hill Village in Nepal
To Heal, to Protect, to Give Hope: A Case Study of the Work of Jhankris in Simigaun
Women, Work and Food: The Central Aspects of the Daily Life of the Sherpa/Tamang Women of Simigau.
Tsho Rolpa: The Science, Flood Hazard Mitigation Projects, and the Local Perceptions of Tsho Rolpa, Nepal's
Largest Glacial Lake
International Labor Migration in Nepal
Fighting Education: Methods of Overcoming Obstacles in Higher Secondary Schools in Bandipur, Nepal
Pharmacies in Nepal: Drug Dispensation and Free Healthcare, How Does It Work and Where is it Going?
Going into the Field to Discover the Fields: Transition for Langtang Area Hill Farmers
Tourism and Societal Configuration: Business, Competition, Rules, and Social Changes in Langtang, Nepal
Woodcarving In The Newar Village of Bughamati
Dirty Messy Dance: An Exploration of the Dance Restaurants of Kathmandu
Tailored Living in Kathmandu. Made to Fit.
Public and Private Schools in Kathmandu: Unraveling Issues of Family, Class and Hope of the City's Class Ten Students
The Changing Role of Livestock Management in the Economy and Ecology of Simigaau, Nepal
Person and Place
The Language of Learning: A Look at Teaching Methods in Four Rasuwa-Tamang Schools
Nepali Politics and the Press: Facilitating Consensus or Inviting Disaster?
"Birthing Practices in Nepal: The Implications of Traditional and Modern Practices for Urban and Rural Women"
The Business of Religion: Thankga Painting in the Contemporary Context
From Bottom to Top: Nepal's Peace Process and PLA Integration as Seen From all Ranks of the Nepali Political Machine
Eco-Undertones in Nepali Religious Tradition
Marriage and Sexual Practices of Simigaau, Nepal
Chang Goggles: A Glimpse into Sherpa and Tamang Drinking Culture Through the Lens of Alchohol
Rote Memorization and SLC: A Brief Look at the Current State of Education in Nepal
The Sickle and the Cleaver: A Look into the Efficiency, Health and Sustainability of the Newari Food Production
Skilled Labor Castes
What Do They Do and To What Do They Aspire?
The End of Freak Street: Drug Abuse in Nepal: History, Treatment and Policy
Community and Grassroots Democracy
Dukha Nani, Dukha - My Search for Depression in Alampu
The Yarchagumba and the Buddha: Life in the Village of Nar