PhD Student in International Relations

University of Albany, USA

MA in Sociology

Illinois State University, USA

BA in Liberal Arts

St. John’s College, USA

Shikshya Adhikari is a PhD student at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany. She is an International Relations major, focusing on international security and state sponsorship of terrorism. Her Masters degree focused on rural development. She has worked as a research supervisor for Rockefeller College’s Project on violent conflict and has experience working in the field of international development, including earthquake emergency response in Nepal. She also has five years of teaching experience as an elementary school teacher and teaching assistant.