Prakash Bhattarai – STAR Fellow

Prakash Bhattarai, PhD is Associate Professor at Kathmandu University – School of Education, Hattiban, Lalitpur, Nepal. He is the 2015 Paul Begley Award winner for his doctoral thesis on ethical leadership. He is also the Highly Commended Award winner of the 2015 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards, selected by Journal of Educational Administration (JEA). He teaches qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research, and carries out researches in the education and development sectors of Nepal. After his Master’s degree in Sociology in 2002, he has been working as the faculty, project evaluator, researcher and trainer in several national and international organizations. He has presented papers and got training in several countries. He is an active member of non-profit and educational forums in Nepal. He has keen interests in anti-corruption, integrity, ethics, ethical leadership, educational and societal reform, comparative education, TVET, and mixed method research. He is engaged in writing and carrying out researches in these areas.