Netra B. Chhetri, Arizona State University

2007 - present, Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, 

2005 – 2007, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, Arizona State University

2004 - 2005, Instructor, Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University

1997 - 2004, Research Associate, Department of Geography and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and Environment, Pennsylvania State University

1995 - 1997, Research Coordinator, Population and Ecology Research Laboratory (PERL), Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Tribhuvan University, Rampur, Nepal.

1994 – 1995, Program Coordinator, Oxfam UK/I, Nepal

1992 – 1994, Program Director, School of Ecology, Agriculture, & Community Works, Nepal

1991 – 1992, Senior Technical Advisor (Natural Resources), CARE-International, Nepal

1986 – 1991, Watershed Agronomist, CARE-International, Nepal

1982 – 1986, Assistant Agronomist, Farming Systems Research, Government of Nepal


Chhetri, N., P. Chaudhary, P.R. Tiwari and R. B. Yadaw (2012), Institutional and technological innovation: Understanding agricultural adaptation to climate change in Nepal, Applied Geography, 33:142-150.

Rodima-Taylor, D., M. F. Olwig, N. Chhetri (2012), Adaptation as Innovation, Innovation as Adaptation: An Institutional Approach to Climate Change, Applied Geography, 33:107-111.

Chhetri, N. and P. Chaudhary (2011) Green revolution: pathways to food security in an era of climate variability and change? Journal of Disaster Research, 6(5): 486-497.

Chhetri, N. (2011) Water demand management: assessing impacts of climate and other changes on water usage in Central Arizona. Journal of Water and Climate, 2(4): 288-312.

Chhetri, N. and W.E. Easterling (2010) Adapting to climate change: retrospective analysis of climate technology interaction in rice based farming systems of Nepal. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100 (5): 1156-1176.


Ph. D., 2007      Geography (Demography minor), Penn State University

M. Sc., 2000     Geography (Demography minor), Penn State University

Diploma, 1991   Permaculture (Honors), University of Tasmania, Australia

B. Sc., 1982      Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.