Shrestha, Nanda R. 1949-
SHRESTHA, Nanda R. 1949-
PERSONAL: Born March 5, 1949, in Pokhara, Nepal; naturalized U.S. citizen; son of Jog Man (a farmer) and Jog Maya (a farmer) Shrestha; married Pamela Lewis (an educator); children: Kiran Andrew. Ethnicity: "Nepali (Asian)." Education: Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A. (geography), 1974; Temple University, M.A. (geography), 1975; Indiana University, Ph.D. (economic geography), 1982.
ADDRESSES: Home—6007 Ox Bottom Manor Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32312. Offıce—School of Business and Industry, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307-5200. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, member of geography faculty.
Landlessness and Migration in Nepal, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1990, 2nd edition published as The Political Economy of Land, Landlessness, and Migration in Nepal, Nirala Publications (New Delhi, India), 2001.
In the Name of Development, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 1997.
Nepal and Bangladesh: A Global Studies Handbook, American Bibliographical Center-Clio Press (Santa Barbara, CA), 2002.
(With Keshav Bhattarai) Historical Dictionary of Nepal, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2003.
Contributor to books, including Theories of Migration, edited by Robin Cohen, Edward Elgar Publishing (Cheltenham, England), 1996; Geographic Identities of Ethnic America: Race, Space, and Place, edited by Kate Berry and Martha Henderson, University of Nevada Press (Reno, NV), 2002; Geography in America at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century, edited by Gary Gaile and Cort Willmott, Oxford University Press (London, England), 2003; Asia's Old Dwellings: Tradition, Resilience, and Change, edited by Ronald Knapp, Oxford University Press, 2003; and WorldMinds: Geographical Perspectives on 100 Problems, edited by Barney Warf, Don Janelle, and Kathy Hansen, Kluwer Academic Publishers (New York, NY), 2003. Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of Developing Areas, Arab World Geographer, Florida Geographer, World Development, Progress in Human Geography, South Asia Bulletin, International Journal of Population Geography, International Development Planning Review, Applied Geography, and Education about Asia.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Culture Analysis and Global Business: A Multidimensional Perspective, with Kenneth Gray and Wilbur Smith, for South-Western Publishing (Cincinnati, OH).
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Booklist, March 15, 2003, Mary Ellen Quinn, review of Nepal and Bangladesh: A Global Studies Handbook, p. 1346.