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Nalini Chhetri

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Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Clinical Assoc Professor and Assistant Director for International Initiatives
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Affiliated Faculty
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
University Staff, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Biography

Nalini Chhetri is the associate director for international initiatives, and clinical associate professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and with the School of Sustainability. She holds a doctorate in education policy studies with a minor in demography from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.Sc in Cyto-genetics.

Professor Chhetri’s work centers on climate impacts and communication, technological impacts in developing nations, knowledge systems, gender, and urban sustainability. Her career also included directing sustainable development programs for international nongovernmental organizations for over a decade. She works with think-tanks and agencies in Bangladesh, China, Ghana, Guyana, India, Jordan, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Thailand, Vietnam and the USA. She has consulted for United Nations and European bilateral agencies.

Education
  • Ph.D. Dual degree in Educational Theory and Policy, and Comparative and International Education with minor in Demography, Pennsylvania State University 2005 
  • M.Sc. Zoology (specialization in Cyto-genetics), North Bengal University, India 1987
  • B.Sc. Zoology (Honors), North Bengal University, India 1984
Research Activity
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 498Pro-Seminar
SOS 499Individualized Instruction
SOS 594Conference and Workshop
IGD 601Re-Thinking Global Development
SOS 792Research
SOS 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 494Special Topics
EGR 494Special Topics
FIS 494Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
EGR 598Special Topics
GTD 598Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FIS 337Innovation and Global Developm
SOS 493Honors Thesis
FIS 494Special Topics
SOS 494Special Topics
GTD 598Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
IGD 603Methods-Research Global Devel
SOS 792Research
SOS 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 492Honors Directed Study
SOS 498Pro-Seminar
SOS 499Individualized Instruction
SOS 594Conference and Workshop
SOS 792Research
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 494Special Topics
EGR 494Special Topics
FIS 494Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
EGR 598Special Topics
GTD 598Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FIS 494Special Topics
SOS 494Special Topics
EGR 494Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
GTD 598Special Topics
EGR 598Special Topics
JUS 790Reading and Conference
SOS 792Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 498Pro-Seminar
SOS 594Conference and Workshop
HSD 598Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 494Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 494Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
HSD 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 498Pro-Seminar
SOS 594Conference and Workshop
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 494Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 494Special Topics
SOS 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 498Pro-Seminar
SOS 594Conference and Workshop
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 493Honors Thesis
SOS 494Special Topics
SOS 591Seminar
SOS 598Special Topics