Social Sciences

Hem Raj Dhakal, PhD

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Position: Founder, Board Member, Director (Social Sciences), Investigator Social Sciences
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Founder and Executive Director Live Peace Tech Silver Spring Maryland, USA Profile Link Education
  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership and Development Grand Canyon University, AZ (2017)
  • M.A., Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation, Eastern Mennonite University, VA (2008)
  • M.A., English Literature, Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu (2002)
  • B. Ed., English, Mahendra Ratna Campus, Tahachal, Kathmandu (2000)
Additional Information

Dr. Hem Raj Dhakal was born in Surkhet, Nepal. He taught English in various high schools and colleges. After completing a master’s degree in English Literature from Nepal, he moved to the United States to pursue another master’s degree in Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation and Ed. D. in Organizational Leadership and Development. Dr. Dhakal also established two social enterprises and one nonprofit organization in the United States. In addition, he serves as a secretary and assistant director of a nonprofit organization located in Washington DC.

Specialization / Interest
  • Role of leadership in social enterprises
  • Development of Benefit Organizations: Fulfilling economic, social, and ecological missions
  • Ecopreneurship
  • Interconnection between innovation, entrepreneurship, and creating employment opportunities
  • Sustainable peacebuilding/conflict transformation and poverty alleviation

Hem Raj Dhakal, PhD


Tulasi Acharya, PhD

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Position: Founder, Director (Social Sciences), Investigator Social Sciences
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Professor of Professional Writing and Public Administration
South Georgia State College
Douglas, GA 31533, USA

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  • PhD, Public Administration, FAU, FL. 2019
  • MFA, Creative Non-fiction, UNH, NH. 2019
  • MA, Women and Gender Studies, FAU, FL. August 2012
  • MAPW, Professional Writing, KSU, GA. July 2010
  • MA, English, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, July 2004
  • BA, English and statistics, Gauradaha Multiple Campus, Nepal August 2001

Additional Information

Tulasi Acharya was born in the South Asian country of Nepal. He also taught English and Journalism courses at colleges in Nepal, where he authored textbooks on mass communication and journalism. Acharya published numerous short stories, poems, and articles in Nepali journals, national newspapers and online. He moved to the United States in 2008 to pursue a Master’s degree in creative writing. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University, USA. Acharya has a Master’s degree in Women’s Studies and a degree in Professional Writing and Creative Writing.

His research interests are marginalized communities, people with disabilities, women and gender, and policies. He is interested in narrative analysis as a method and critical theory and post-colonialism as a framework. His interest is also to analyze literary and autobiographical works and their significance in formation of social policies.

Specialization / Interest

  • Disability, policy, gender, marginalized narratives, critical theory, and postcolonialism, including creative writing and translation.

Tulasi Acharya, PhD