DB Subedi is a Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies at the School of Political Science and International Studies. His research interest includes conflict transformation and peacebuilding, religion and politics, community security, preventing and countering violent extremism (PCVE), and populism and nationalism in the Asia Pacific. His current research focuses on dilemmas and complexities of sustaining peace in authoritarian, populist and nationalist states in Asia. He has conducted research fieldwork in South and South East Asia, especially Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, and Myanmar. He is the author of Combatants to Civilians: Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Maoist Fighters in Nepal's Peace Process (Palgrave, 2018) and co-editor of The Routledge Handbook of Populism in the Asia Pacific (Routledge, 2024) and Reconciliation in Conflict-Affected Communities: Practices and Insights from the Asia Pacific. He has also published his research in scholarly journals such as World Development, Contemporary South Asia, Religion & Politics, Asian Studies Review, Journal of Human Rights, Conflict, Security & Development and Contemporary Politics. He is a Research Member in the ‘Addressing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation into Terrorism’ (AVERT) Research Network at the Deakin University in Melbourne.

Before coming to the academia, he worked with several international organisations for more than ten years in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam. Since 2010, he has been actively collaborating with government and non-government organizations and has provided research and consultancy service to a number of agencies including United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Women, ActionAid Myanmar, UNICEF, International Alert UK, Care International and Mercy Corps. In 2022, he supported the Connected Communities team in NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet to develop and implement the evaluation framework and plan for NSW’s Countering Violent Extremism Programme.

For a full list of publications including non-traditional research outputs, please visit my Google Scholar page.