Jeevan Baniya has an MA from GSIS Ajou University, South Korea, and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Oslo, Norway. He is involved in proposal writing, planning and implementing research projects, writing articles and reports, coordinating research projects, supervising researchers, and liaising with partners and stakeholders, among others. He has also been serving as a faculty member at Tribhuvan University (TU), where he teaches Masters and PhD degree courses and supervises students in dissertation work.
He served as an expert member of a Task Force on Migration, formed by the Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS), Gokarna Bista. He also provided technical support to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Government of Nepal, as the Social Inclusion and Grievance Advisor. He has published books, book chapters, articles, and research papers on labour and migration, democracy, peace and conflict, gender and social inclusion, disasters, etc. Further details can be found at https://sites.google.com/view/jeevan-baniya.