Nikku is originally from India, where he did his undergraduate studies in social-work education. Before coming to TRU, he was with School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains in Malaysia. He served as the founding director of the Nepal School of Social Work. Nikku received his PhD from the Wageningen University in the Netherlands. In 2015 he was awarded with a COFUND Senior Research Fellowship at Durham University, UK. He served on the executive boards of International Association of Schools of Social Work and of the Asian and Pacific Association of Social Work Education. His research interests include social work education in post conflict and transition countries, disasters, children, age care, international social work, comparative social policy in Asia and university community engagement.
Dr. Bala Nikku, Faculty of Education and Social Work
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