Executive Council Members and Committees

ANHS EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
The Executive Council of the ASSOCIATION FOR NEPAL AND HIMALAYAN STUDIES (ANHS) is responsible for the general management of Association affairs. It will consist of a minimum of nine and maximum of fifteen chosen by the Executive Council according to the procedures and criteria outlined below. Officers, including the President, the Secretary/Treasurer, and Committee members and Chairs, shall be elected by the Council from its own membership. The Editor or Co-Editors of the HIMALAYA will serve as ex-officio Council members.

President
Judith Justice, Professor
Institute of Health and Aging | University of California, San Francisco

Treasurer
John Metz, Associate Professor
Department of History and Geography | Northern Kentucky University

Secretary
Katharine Rankin, Professor
Department of Geography and Planning | University of Toronto

Members
Steve Folmar, Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology | Wake Forest University

Mabel Gergan, Assistant Professor
Department of Geography | Florida State University

Galen Murton, Assistant Professor
School of Integrated Sciences | James Madison University

Dinesh Paudel, Associate Professor
Sustainable Development Department | Appalachian State University

Debarati Sen, Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Anthropology | School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development
Kennesaw State University

Milan Shrestha, Senior Lecturer
School of Sustainability | Arizona State University

Rupak Shrestha, PhD Candidate
Department of Geography | University of Colorado Boulder

Ex-Officio Members [Editors of HIMALAYA]
Mona Bhan, Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology | Syracuse University

David Citrin, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health and Anthropology | University of Washington


ANHS COMMITTEES
Each committee will elect its own Chair and will be responsible for specific ANHS functions. Members may be appointed to the standing committees from the general membership. The Chair of each committee will be responsible: for calling meetings and/or initiating communication between members on current committee business; for communicating progress reports to the President in timely fashion; for communicating with others as required by the functions of the committee; and, for reporting to the Council and ANHS membership at their meetings.

AWARDS COMMITTEE
The James Fisher Prize for First Books on the Himalayan Region
Katharine Rankin, Chair
Rupak Shrestha

The Dor Bahadur Bista Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper
Judith Justice
Dinesh Paudel
Milan Shrestha

The Senior Fellowship Award
Debarati Sen, Chair

COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE
Mabel Gergan, Chair
Milan Shrestha
Rupak Shrestha

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Mabel Gergan, Chair
Judith Justice
Galen Murton
Dinesh Paudel
Katharine Rankin
Rupak Shrestha

CONSTITUTION REVIEW COMMITTEE
Steve Folmar
John Metz
Galen Murton
Katharine Rankin

KATHMANDU RESEARCH CENTER COMMITTEE
Steve Folmar, Chair
Judith Justice
John Metz
Dinesh Paudel
Katharine Rankin
Rupak Shrestha

MEMBERSHIP AND POLICY COMMITTEE
Galen Murton, Chair
Steve Folmar
Judith Justice

Contact Info

U.S.
Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies
c/o John Metz, Treasurer
1586 Rockhurst Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45255-2637
[email protected]

Nepal
ANHS Kathmandu Research Center
54 Kantishree Marg, Baluwatar
Kathmandu, Nepal.
[email protected]