Dr. Jeevan Khanal is an assistant professor of international relations at Nepal Open University. As Country Director of Nepal, Dr. Khanal is hosting the STAR 2020 Conference at Nepal Open University in Kathmandu. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Leadership from the Chonbuk National University, South Korea, in 2017. He has many academic degrees including a Master’s in Education and Master in Philosophy in educational planning, management, and Leadership from Tribhuvan University.  His area of interest includes educational leadership, international students, higher education, and community colleges.