Dr. Prakash Upadhyay

Prakash UpadhyayaDr. Prakash Upadhyay
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology/Anthropology
Tribhuvan University
Prithvi Narayan Campus
Pokhara Nepal
Mobile: 0977-9846050398
Email: prak-socio@hotmail.com




  • Doctor of Philosophy (PH.D.):  2008, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Ph.D. Thesis: Anthropological Perspectives on User Groups Participation in Common Property Resources Management in Western Nepal
  • Master’s Degree: 1995, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Master’s thesis (Anthropology): Peoples Involvement in Community Forestry in Syangza district.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Natural Resources Management and Development.

INTEREST AREA: Development issues, Natural Resources management with special focus on common property resources viz. community forest, irrigation, rangeland, wetland management, pastureland management etc.


  • 1998, Nepalese Culture and Society: Sociological /Anthropological analysis, Pokhara:  Bidhyarthi publication.
  • 1999, Perspectives on Development, Pokhara: B.P.P. Publication.
  • 2000, Theoretical Perspectives on Sociology/Anthropology, Pokhara: Ozone Publications
  • 2003, Research Methods in Sociology/Anthropology, Pokhara: M2M Publications.
  • 2003, Basic Theories of Sociology/Anthropology. Kathmandu, Asia Publication.
  • 2004, Models of Culture. Pokhara: Samjhana Publications.
  • 2009, Theoretical Perspectives in Anthropology,  Kathmandu: Khitiz publication.
  • 2010, Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology.  Kathmandu: Diksant publications.
  • 2010, Theoretical Perspectives in Anthropology, 2nd Ed., Kathmandu: Khitiz publications,
  • 2010, Research methods in Sociology/Anthropology, Kathmandu: Khitiz publication.